After extensive research and planning, conservators at The Metropolitan Museum of Art reconstructed Tullio Lombardo's Adam, documenting elements of the process with time-lapse photography.
Time-Lapse Photography: Thomas B. Ling
Additional Photography: Carolyn Riccardelli
Featured Artwork: Tullio Lombardo (Italian, ca. 1455–1532). Adam, ca. 1490–95. Italian, Venice. Marble; 6 ft. 3 1/2 in., 770 lb. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Fletcher Fund, 1936 (36.163)
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