Antonio Canova

Data di nascita: 1 November 1757
Data di morte: 13 October 1822
In: Venezia, VE, Italia


He was an Italian Neoclassical sculptor, famous for his marble sculptures.
Often regarded as the greatest of the Neoclassical artists, his artwork was inspired by the Baroque and the classical revival, but avoided the melodramatics of the former, and the cold artificiality of the latter.

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