Augustus Caesar - Item #400

Augustus Caesar - Item #400

by The Giust Gallery $ 7,850.00

 

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.

 

Artist: Unknown

Museum: Vatican Museums, Vatican City

Origin: Villa of Livia at Prima Porta

Time Period: Ancient Rome- c. 15 C.E.

1911 Catalog ID # - 544

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