This bust is an original replica of emperor Augustus wearing a laurel. The original is part of the collection of the LandesMuseum in Munich. These statues were often painted to make them appear lifelike.
Augustus (23rd september 63 BC - Nola, 19th august 14 AD) was a second cousin of Julius Caesar and became the first emperor of Rome. He introduced many reforms of which the Roman empire would still profit for the next hundreds of years.
This bust is completely handmade of alabaster. Its height is 63 cm including the pedestal and its height is approx. 55 cm. It is delivered including a black pedestal.
Size: 56 cm;
Material: gypsum alabaster;
Suitable for outside use: Yes;
Suitable for painting: Yes;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight: 20000 *
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.