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  1. Antonio Canova (Italian pronunciation: [anˈtɔːnjo kaˈnɔːva]; 1 November 1757 – 13 October 1822) was an Italian Neoclassical sculptor, famous for his marble sculptures.

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  3. Antonio Canova - Wikipedia

    Antonio Canova (Italian pronunciation: [anˈtɔːnjo kaˈnɔːva]; 1 November 1757 – 13 October 1822) was an Italian Neoclassical sculptor, famous for his marble sculptures.

  4. Antonio Canova Paintings, Bio, Ideas | TheArtStory

    Antonio Canova Italian Sculptor Born: November 1, 1757 - Possagno, Veneto, Italy Died: October 13, 1822 - Venice, Italy Movements and Styles: Neoclassicism , Romanticism Antonio Canova Summary Accomplishments Important Art Biography Influences and Connections Useful Resources

  5. Antonio Canova is considered the greatest Neoclassical sculptor of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Along with the painter Jacques Louis David , he was credited with ushering in a new aesthetic of clear, regularized form and calm repose inspired by classical antiquities .

  6. Antonio Canova - National Gallery of Art

    Biography Canova was born in 1757 in the village of Possagno near Treviso in the Veneto. His father Pietro, a stonemason, died in 1761. His mother, Angela Zardo, remarried in 1762, and entrusted Antonio to the care of his grandfather Pasino Canova (1711-1794), also a stonecutter and sculptor.

  7. Learn About Neoclassical Sculptor Antonio Canova & His Works

    Antonio Canova was an Italian Neoclassical sculptor from the mid-1700s and early 1800s. He is credited with pioneering the Neoclassical style in sculpture, creating elegant statues inspired by ancient Greek and Roman art. What was Antonio Canova known for? Antonio Canova is known for his Neoclassical marble sculptures, including Psyche Being ...

  8. Antonio Canova, marchese d’Ischia | Italian sculptor | Britannica

    Antonio Canova, marchese d’Ischia, (born Nov. 1, 1757, Possagno, Republic of Venice—died Oct. 13, 1822, Venice), Italian sculptor, one of the greatest exponents of Neoclassicism. Among his works are the tombs of popes Clement XIV (1783–87) and Clement XIII (1787–92) and statues of Napoleon and of his sister Princess Borghese reclining ...

  9. Canova is now widely recognised as one of the greatest European artists of his day, but from the mid-19th century onwards his reputation suffered, partly because of what was seen as the problematic relationship between his work and ancient sculpture.

  10. Antonio Canova - 63 artworks - Art Renewal Center

    Antonio Canova 63 artworks Italian Neoclassical painter, draftsman, sculptor and architect Born 11/1/1757 - Died 10/13/1822

  11. Antonio Canova Sculptures

    The Neoclassical sculptures of Antonio Canova dominated the European art scene during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The sculptures that he produced were entirely inspired by the past, but also held a style that was unique, with Canova being respected specifically for his ability to sculpt figures from marble that looked ...

  12. Antonio Canova: Paintings, Sculptures & Biography |

    Antonio Canova (1757 - 1822) was born in a small town in northern Italy. He came from a family of stone cutters and was taught drawing by his grandfather, so it wasn't surprising that he began...