Brutus - Item #100
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:
21 Inches High
This life-size bust depicts one of the assassins of the Roman dictator Julius Caesar. The original piece includes a bust clothed in a toga. Michelangelo began the piece and then had his friend Tiberio Calcagni continue the work. Both artists died before it was completed, however, leaving a roughly-carved sculpture to the world.
Museum: Bargello National Museum, Florence
Time Period: Renaissance, 1539-1540