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The Chiarito Tabernacle:Incised tubes
The Chiarito Tabernacle:Incised tubes
Bonaguida incised straight lines into gesso to make the tubes that spring from Christ?s navel. He probably used a metal stylus to lightly gouge the material while it was still wet.


Pacino di Bonaguida
Italian, about 1340s
Gilded gesso and tempera on panel
38 1/4 x 11 5/16 in.
85.PB.311