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.