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Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1757 - 1822

Antonio Canova (1 November 1757 – 13 October 1822) was an Italian Neoclassical sculptor,famous for his marble sculptures. Often regarded as the greatest of the Neoclassical artists, his sculpture was inspired by the Baroque and the classical revival, and has been characterised as having avoided the melodramatics of the former, and the cold artificiality of the latter.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Antonio Canova letters

Mss 817659
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 817659
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