Small bronze sculptures were an important feature of the magnificent interiors of the 16th century. Skilled sculptors – Giambologna being the most prominent – made models from which several copies were cast. The muscles and other details of the figure stand out clearly in the metal. This bronze, of the sea god Neptune, later belonged to the architect Nicodemus Tessin the Younger.
These 3D scans have been produced with an Artec Eva with the ambition to produce a digital representation as close to the original as possible. However, the presented scans are not to be regarded as duplicates as due to inaccessible areas etc deviations from the original might occur
Photography Credit : CC BY-SA 4.0 / Nationalmuseum