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Caesar Augustus of Prima Porta. 34 cm

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Description

Reproduction of the Caesar Augustus of Prima Porta sculpture made in molded marble (marble dust with resin). Finished with aging patinas using natural earth pigments that give it the texture and appearance of a sculpture beautified by the passage of time.

  • Total measurements: Height 34 cm. width: 17 cm. Depth 13 cm.
  • Sculpture measurements without the base: Height 30 cm. width: 17 cm. Depth 13 cm.
  • Measurements of the base: Height 4 cm. width: 11cm. Depth 11 cm.
  • Approx. weight: 3 kg.

escultura de Cesar Augusto Prima Porta

A sculpture of singular beauty ideal for decoration or for making a distinguished gift. The piece we offer has a special elegance and delicacy, expressed in its lines.

This figure has a magnificent presence for use in interior decoration (living rooms, lobbies, libraries, and offices) as well as in exteriors, terraces, and gardens, resistant to the elements.

Caesar Augustus of Prima Porta sculpture. The work we reproduce is a copy of the famous sculpture of the first emperor of Rome, Octavius ​​Augustus. The original sculpture was found in the villa of Livia, in Prima Porta, a suburb of Rome. It is a marble copy, from the 1st century AD. from a previous bronze model. Today it is exhibited in the Vatican Museums.

The model is clearly inspired by Polyclitus’s works such as the Doriphorus.

Octavian Augustus, Gaius Octavius or Octavian (63 BC-14 AD), was the first emperor of Rome. Octavian had been adopted by his great-uncle Julius Caesar, and after his assassination, he became his successor. He ruled as a triumvir alongside Lepidus and Mark Antony until his confrontation with the latter in the Civil Wars. In the Battle of Actium (31 BC), Octavian finally defeated the combined forces of Mark Antony and Cleopatra, establishing himself as the undisputed leader of Rome. In 27 BC, he became the first emperor with the name Caesar Augustus, ushering in an Empire that would last for four centuries.

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