Julius Caesar by Nicolas Coustou Replica
This 3D printed replica of the Julius Caesar by Nicolas Coustou.
Statuette of Julius Casesar, laureate, wearing Roman armour and a cloak, holding a marshal's baton in his extended right hand. His left hand rests on a tall rectangular shield with canted corners. The figure stands on an integrally-cast naturalistic base.
In 1696 a full-size marble statue of Julius Caesar was commissioned from Nicolas Coustou as a pair to a statue of Hannibal by Sebastien Slodtz. Both statues were installed in the Tuileries gardens in Paris in 1722. This bronze statuette, of which another version is in the Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, was probably cast from a small plaster model for the marble statue. Both Louis XIV, who commissioned the marble, and George IV, who eventually acquired this bronze, were often portrayed in Roman armour similar to that worn here by Julius Caesar. The goldsmiths Rundell, Bridge and Rundell, from whom this bronze was acquired, made several further casts with the head of George IV substituted for that of the Roman emperor.
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
3.5" wide, 3.5" deep, and 8" high. Weighs 5 oz.
Note: Approximate measurements and weight
- Lightweight - Multiple busts can be displayed on floating shelves
- Accurate - Original statue scanned to create replica
- Collectible - Over 25 subjects in our ever-growing library
- 3D Printed - Intersection of technology and art to bring a unique presentation
Washable in lukewarm soapy water.
This is a 3D printed product, so there may be minor defects (rough edges, bumps, etc). I have spent months building my own machines to exact specifications for accuracy and surface quality, and I scrutinize every model very closely. I use only the highest quality filament to ensure colors are vibrant and defects are kept to an absolute minimum for both your item and my machine. Every item in my shop is test printed and checked for not only aesthetics, but also the intended use. If I'm not happy with it, it doesn’t ship. You will get my very best work, which you will find is a cut above the rest!
POLYLACTIC ACID (PLA PLASTIC)
Every item in my shop is made from Polylactic Acid (PLA), which is a non-toxic organic thermo-polymer made from corn starch or sugarcane and is industrially compostable under very specific and expensive conditions. It will not break down if buried or submerged in water and will last for a very, very long time. 3DPD makes every effort to repurpose and transform waste plastics such as support material and failed prints. One example of this is that our PLA waste is ground up into shards and suspended in the filled and premium bust product lines. Additionally, in-house colors such as black make use of a small percentage of waste plastics to recycle them. Anyone that makes the claim that PLA is “eco-friendly” or “biodegradable” is simply misinformed and has copy/pasted the erroneous marketing materials made available by the manufacturers. 3DPD will aspire to reduce, repurpose, recycle, or upcycle its waste streams and prevent as much material as possible from being sent to the landfill, and a portion of your purchase will be used to fund this ongoing research and development.