Caesar Augustus of Prima Porta Bonded Marble Statue
Nice looking piece
This statue looks great. I have only 2 complaints:
1. The reliefs on the cuirass could have been more detailed.
2. I really wish the index finger wasn't bent!
Otherwise, this is a wonderful, and pretty accurate, piece.
June 6, 2015
Very Nice Piece of Art
This was a Xmas gift for my son, who is a great fan of Classical Antiquity, and has seen the original on several occasions.
It is well-made, very attractive, and reasonably priced. He liked it a great deal
January 17, 2015
GREAT BUY for a 2000th ANNIVERSARY
Another great purchasing experience from Design Toscano! As usual, the statue looks better in person than in photographs; particularly with this one, I thought the face was inaccurate in the photographs but in person the statue is very accurate to the original. Having said that, I do like the way photographs are taken and displayed on this website. Design Toscano is quite unique in selling such meaningful high-quality replicas of art like this. It is appropriate to purchase this iconic statue of Emperor Caesar Augustus on the 2000th anniversary of his death. This individual is a keystone of constitutional order; Rule of Law; public works, civil infrastructure, & civic service; tolerance but defense of state identity; generosity but individual responsibility; publicly accessible art & literature; timeless naturally sustainable social values & reason in nature; and, all wrapped into one, Augustus is simply a keystone of Western Civilization. Too many children in grade school across North America over the past 40+ years have been conspiratorially & deliberately uneducated about our ancient culture, Classical Antiquity. Regular quality history & civics education needs to be reconstituted into our grade school curricula… One cannot expect a well-informed citizenry if they generally know nothing of the origins & development of representative government and democracy while being ignorant of civics (how their nation is operated & its founding principles). …A proper history/civics curriculum will also yield more sales for Design Toscano! ;)
September 25, 2014
A piece of history.
Being a student of ancient history, I couldn't pass up this statue of Augustus Caesar. It's well-made with bonded marble and is highly detailed. It looks just like the picture. I am very pleased.
June 5, 2014
Perfect product, high quality sculpture, fine details all over, stunning.
I have been to Rome three times and have seen a great deal of statues and this one is perfect.
June 10, 2013
The product is beautiful and has excellent details
Very prompt service. The statue is beautiful and the detail is amazing. Highly recommended.
June 9, 2013
This piece looks good in our home. Very nice replica of the original. Packaging was very secure.
April 18, 2013
Excellent Desk Statue
This Augustus statue is perfect for commanding the area around all my history books. The material is durable and resembles marble fairly well.
April 17, 2013