download_louis_louvre#

download_louis_louvre(load=True)[source]#

Download the Louis XIV de France statue at the Louvre, Paris.

Statue found in the Napoléon Courtyard of Louvre Palace. It is a copy in plomb of the original statue in Versailles, made by Bernini and Girardon.

Originally downloaded from sketchfab

Parameters
loadbool, optional

Load the dataset after downloading it when True. Set this to False and only the filename will be returned.

Returns
pyvista.PolyData or str

DataSet or filename depending on load.

Examples

Plot the Louis XIV statue with custom lighting and camera angle.

>>> from pyvista import examples
>>> import pyvista
>>> dataset = examples.download_louis_louvre()
>>> pl = pyvista.Plotter(lighting=None)
>>> _ = pl.add_mesh(dataset, smooth_shading=True)
>>> pl.add_light(pyvista.Light((10, -10, 10)))
>>> pl.camera_position = [
...     [ -6.71, -14.55,  15.17],
...     [  1.44,   2.54,   9.84],
...     [  0.16,   0.22,   0.96]
... ]
>>> pl.show()
../../../_images/pyvista-examples-downloads-download_louis_louvre-1_00_00.png

See Physically Based Rendering for an example using this dataset.