Antonio Canova

Antonio Canova

(17571822)

Marchese d’Ischia

Works:

Orfeo (H-1770s)

 

Orfeo (Orpheus)
1770s
Marble, h. 140 cm
Hermitage MuseumSaint Petersburg

 

Euridice (1776)

 

Euridice (Eurydice)
1776
Marble, 203 x 54 cm
Museo CorrerVenezia

 

Orfeo (1776)

 

Orfeo (Orpheus)
1776
Marble, 203 x 85 cm
Museo CorrerVenezia

 

Dedalo e Icaro (1778-1779)

 

Dedalo e Icaro (Daedalus and Icarus)
17781779
Marble, 182 x 95 cm
Museo CorrerVenezia

 

Teseo sul Minotauro (1782)

 

Teseo sul Minotauro
1782
Marble, 145.4 x 158.7 cm
Victoria and Albert MuseumLondon

 

Amore e Psiche che si abbracciano (1787-1793)

 

Amore e Psiche che si abbracciano
17871793
Marble, height 155 cm
Musée du LouvreParis

 

Autoritratto (1792)

 

Autoritratto (Self-portrait)
1792
Oil on canvas, 68 × 54.5 cm
Galleria degli UffiziFirenze

 

Amore e Psiche (1796)

 

Amore e Psiche (Cupid and Psyche)
1796
Marble, h. 137 cm
Hermitage MuseumSaint Petersburg

 

Amore e Psiche in piedi (1797)

 

Amore e Psiche in piedi
1797
Marble, height 145 cm
Musée du LouvreParis

 

Ebe (1800-1805-2)

 

Ebe (Hebe)
18001805
Marble, h. 158 cm
Hermitage MuseumSaint Petersburg

 

Paride (Canova, Hermitage)

 

Paride (Paris)
Early 19th century
Marble, h. 207 cm
Hermitage MuseumSaint Petersburg

 

Busto di Napoleone (1802)

 

Busto di Napoleone (Bust of Napoleon)
c. 1802
Marble, h. 54 cm
Hermitage MuseumSaint Petersburg

 

Busto di Napoleone (1803)

Busto di Napoleone (Bust of Napoleon)
1803
Marble, h. 77 cm
Galleria PalatinaPalazzo PittiFirenze

 

 

Napoleone come Marte pacificatore (1803-1806)

 

Napoleone come Marte pacificatore
18031806
Marble, h. 345 cm
Wellington Museum, Apsley House, London

 

Vittoria Alata (1803-1806)

 

Vittoria Alata (Winged Victory)
c. 18031806
Bronze, 76.6 x 20 x 18.1 cm
National Gallery of ArtWashington

 

Perseo con la testa della Medusa (1804-1806)

 

Perseo con la testa della Medusa
18041806
Marble, 242.6 x 191.8 x 102.9 cm
Metropolitan Museum of ArtNew York

 

Teseo e il centauro (1804-1819)

 

Teseo e il centauro
18041819
Marble, h. 340 cm
Kunsthistorisches MuseumVienna

 

Letizia Ramolino Bonaparte (1804-1807)

 

Letizia Ramolino Bonaparte
18041807
Marble, h. 145 cm
Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England

 

Paolina Borghese Bonaparte as Venus Victrix (1805-1808)

 

Paolina Borghese Bonaparte as Venus Victrix
18051808
Marble, 160 x 92 cm
Galleria BorgheseRoma

 

Paride (1807-1816)

 

Paride (Paris)
18071816
Marble, 205 x 99 x 55 cm
Neue PinakothekMunich

 

Amore e Psiche (1808)

 

Amore e Psiche (Cupid and Psyche)
1808
Marble, h. 150 cm
Hermitage MuseumSaint Petersburg

 

Maddalena penitente (1809)

 

Maddalena penitente
1809
Marble, h. 94 cm
Hermitage MuseumSaint Petersburg

 

Testa di Paride (1810s)

 

Testa di Paride (Head of Paris)
1810s
Marble, h. 66 cm
Hermitage MuseumSaint Petersburg

 

Venus Italica (1812)

 

Venus Italica
c. 1812
Marble, h. 178 cm
Galleria PalatinaPalazzo PittiFirenze

 

Le tre Grazie (1813-1816)

 

Le tre Grazie (Three Graces)
18131816
Marble, h. 182 cm
Hermitage MuseumSaint Petersburg

 

Terpsichore Lyran (1816)

 

Terpsichore Lyran (Muse of Lyric Poetry)
1816
Marble, 177.5 x 78.1 x 61 cm
Cleveland Museum of ArtCleveland

 

Venere e Marte (1817-1822)

 

Venere e Marte (Venus and Mars)
18171822
Marble, 208 x 137 x 65.5 cm
Buckingham PalaceLondon

 

Naiade (1819-1824)

 

Naiade (Reclining Naiad)
18191824
White marble on grey marble 88.9 x 82.6 cm
Metropolitan Museum of ArtNew York

 

Naiade (1820-22)

 

Naiade (Naiad)
18201822
Marble, 80 x 190 cm
National Gallery of ArtWashington

 

 

Born November 1 1757 Possagno (Italia)
Died October 13 1822 Venezia (Italia)
Buried Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari (Venezia)
Occupation Painter Sculptor
Title Marquis