Skip to content

Seated Philosopher: Chrysippus (?) at The Louvre, Paris

Download free STL file Seated Philosopher: Chrysippus (?) at The Louvre, Paris • 3D print design, Louvre

Did you 3D print this model?

3D model description

Chrysippus, a Stoic philosopher and scholar of the third century BC, is probably the draped old man depicted in this sculpture. According to Cicero, writing in the 1st century BC (On the Ends of Good and Evil, I, 39) and Sidonius Apollinaris, writing in the middle of the 5th century BC (Letters, IX, 14), an effigy statue of the philosopher was erected in Athens, in the district of Kerameikos (Ceramicus, the potters' quarter, from which the English word 'ceramic' is derived); the sculpture depicted him punctuating his speech by counting arguments on the fingers of his upturned hand. Pliny the Elder, in the 1st century AD (Natural History, XXXIV, 88) attributes the original to the Greek Sculptor Euboulides in the late 3rd century BC.

The feet and several folds around the right fore-arm, index-finger and thumb have been restored.

  • 3D file format: STL



Designs 284
Downloads 21952

Bienvenue sur le compte du Musée du Louvre. Vous trouverez ici de nombreux fichiers 3D issus de nos collections.




Best sellers of the category Art

Add a comment

Would you like to support Cults?

You like Cults and you want to help us continue the adventure independently? Please note that we are a small team of 3 people, therefore it is very simple to support us to maintain the activity and create future developments. Here are 4 solutions accessible to all:

  • ADVERTISING: Disable your AdBlock banner blocker and click on our banner ads.

  • AFFILIATION: Make your purchases online by clicking on our affiliate links here Amazon, Gearbest or Aliexpress.

  • DONATE: If you want, you can make a donation via PayPal here.

  • WORD OF MOUTH: Invite your friends to come, discover the platform and the magnificent 3D files shared by the community!