Augustus Caesar - Item #400
Patina Options and Material Information
Each and every piece is custom finished. A slight variation in color from order to order is to be expected.
Most reproductions are hand-cast in Gypsum reinforced with polymer, glass fiber, burlap and/or metal rods for extra strength.
Here are examples of the patina options:
88 Inches High
Augustus's features are idealized as he desired for his portraits. The breastplate, consisting of detailed reliefs, is full of allegorical and political statements. The statue was discovered in 1863 in Prima Porta outside of Rome. It was in the villa where Augustus's wife lived after he died. The marble statue dates from around 15 C.E.
Museum: Vatican Museums, Vatican City
Origin: Villa of Livia at Prima Porta
Time Period: Ancient Rome- c. 15 C.E.
1911 Catalog ID # - 544