19th Century Grand Tour Bust of Julius Caesar

£8,500.00

  • 19th Century statuary marble bust of Julius Caesar 12 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC
  • Julius Caesar was a highly regarded statesman and military general who was instrumental in the foundation of the Roman Empire
  • Carved in pure white statuary marble, highly prized for its colouration and subtle translucency.
  • The finest white marble for sculpture was sourced from the quarries at Pietra Santa and Carrara in Tuscany.
  • This carved marble bust dates to the 19th century, it would have been collected by a wealthy tourist on the ‘Grand Tour’
  • This bust would be perfect for a library as Julius Caesar was both a historian and author of Latin prose.
  • Height 49 x 24cm Base diameter 19cm
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