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Bust of Gaius Octavius

White Carrara Marble

$14,040.00

This white Carrara marble bust of the Young Octavian rests on a waisted circular base.

Period 1820Height 22.44 inWidth 11.87 inDepth 7.87 inCOD EMI 1771 Categories , , Tags , , , , ,


Description

The present bust of Gaius Octavius is a particularly fine version of the antique model in excellent condition The bust depicts the young Octavian (later Augustus Caesar) presumably at the time of the death of his adopted father Julius Caesar. The hand brilliantly carved marble bust is separate from its base, but sits securely on it. Great and harmonious detail the figure conveys the tenderness as well as the determination of the young man later to become Rome’s first emperor.

Technical Details

Materials Carrara marbleColor WhitePeriod 1820Conditions Very fine original condition
Height 22.44 inWidth 11.87 inDepth 7.87 in

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