Antonio Canova

Born: 1 November 1757
Dead: 13 October 1822
In: Venezia, VE, Italia


Short description:

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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