The Mock-up of the "Ratto Delle Sabine" by Giambologna: Making and Utilization of a 3D Model

Grazia Tucci, Alessandro Conti, Lidia Fiorini


Within a project for the knowledge and preservation of the mock-up of Giambologna's Ratto delle Sabine housed in the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence, the GeCO laboratory has made laser scanner acquisitions to create surface models at different resolutions for structural analysis, on which to check the coverage of the photographic campaign and to create a three-dimensional thematic mapping of data relating to investigations and restoration works. The PDF3D file format has been used to easily manage data on a platform immediately available to all operators.


Laser scanning, 3-D modelling, PDF3D, Cultural heritage, Mesh

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