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Tabernacle Door with the Crucifixion:Jesus' chest with outlines
Tabernacle Door with the Crucifixion:Jesus' chest with outlines
On Jesus' chest the artist used the technique of schiacciato, contrasting sharp outlines with shallow modeling, to suggest greater depth. This figure is modeled with foreshortening so that its proportions appear correct only when seen from below.


Francesco Mochi
Italian, Montevarchi, 1635 - 1640
Gilt bronze

21 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.
95.SB.2