Tuesday, October 5, 2010

"Allora Qui" sketches and in studio

After "Qui" and other marbles I had chosen were shipped from Italy by sea via the Atlantic, St. Lawrence Sea Way and the Great Lakes. (a three month excursion) I rented space in the International Marble & Granite Company on Sacramento & Grand, Chicago. The Chicago Marble Carving Studio was located here. Now "Allora Qui, carved, filed and dry-sanded was ready for wet-sanding and finally Oxalic Acid and Tin Oxide for a mirror polish.

Next photo is a "Qui" sketch and some clay maquettes.

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