Reproduction of a fragment of the face of Marcus Aurelius, made of reconstituted marble (marble powder with binder). Patinated in imitation of antique bronze.
- Total height of figure with base: 37cm.
- Height of the figure without base: 29.5 cm.
- Width: 20 cm. Depth: 10 cm.
Weight: approx. 3 kg.
Fragment of a bronze portrait of Marcus Aurelius, dated after 170 AD. The original is in the Louvre museum: link to the original bronze piece (23 cm high).
The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius is known as one of the “Five Good Emperors”. A follower of the philosophical current of Stoicism, he bequeathed us a masterful work of philosophical reflections on self-knowledge and good government: the “Meditations”, written directly in campaign.
For more reproductions of Marcus Aurelius and other Stoic philosophers see the section: The Stoic Philosophers – A Model of Strength and Joy