Imperial Marble Bust of Caesar Augustus After the Discovery at Villa of Livia, Rome

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A grand tour bust of Caesar after the antique, with a carved marble breastplate, patinated as bronze. Raised on a circular white marble base. This bust dates to the 2nd half of the 19th century following the discovery of the Roman original known as the Augustus of Prima Porta in 1867.

Italy, late 19th-century

Height: 22 ins / 56cm

Width: 13 1/2 ins / 34cm

Base: 7 ins / 17.5cm

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Modeled after the full-length marble statue “Augustus of Prima Porta” discovered in 1863, in the ancient Roman Villa of Livia at Prima Porta, near Rome.

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