Plato bust reduction after the antique sculpture by Sommer, Naples, in 1890.
Plato, 428-347 BC, was one of the most famous Greek philosophers, and founder of the (Platonic) Academy in Athens, the first school institution of higher learning of the western world.
Plato's famous mentor was Socrates, and his most celebrated student was Aristotle, founder of his own school, the Lyceum, and considered the father of the western philosophy and teacher to Alexander the Great.
Our Plato bust is an ideal decorative sculpture for enthusiasts of Philosophy and European history.
Our sculpture is produced by a unique and proprietary dry casting process. They are made of white Carrara marble and over 90% of the finished sculpture is natural marble which gives it a look and feel of natural marble. They are finished by hand.