But as one can gather from the actual outcome of their reconstruction, contemporary portraits of Robespierre were possibly flattering to the leader. Only afterward did the expert find out that he had helped millions of believers to gaze upon the real face of Saint Anthony. Assessment of the Reliability of Facial Reconstruction. A recent artistic rendering showed that the year-old had high cheekbones and large eyes. Near him, a woman had her head crushed, possibly by a mace. Using a calculation of three times the length of the spine plus the depth of tissue marker number five will yield the approximate nose length.