Tag: Canova

Antonio Canova

(1757–1822) Marchese d’Ischia The artist’s works: Orfeo 1770s Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Euridice 1776 Museo Correr, Venezia Orfeo 1776 Museo Correr, Venezia Dedalo e Icaro 1778–1779 Museo Correr, Venezia Teseo sul Minotauro 1782 Victoria and Albert Museum, London Amore e Psiche che si abbracciano 1787–1793…

Victoria and Albert Museum (London)

Founded: 1852 Location: Cromwell Rd, London SW7 2RL Website: https://www.vam.ac.uk/ Collection: • Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510): Ritratto di Esmeralda Brandini (c.1470-80) • Bronzino, copy after (1503-1572): Ritratto di Isabella de’ Medici (late 17th century) • Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Teseo sul Minotauro (1782) • Manet, Édouard (1832-1883): Berthe Morisot (1872)…

Wellington Museum (Apsley House)

Opened: 1778 Location: 149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, London W1J 7NT Website: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/apsley-house/ Collection: • Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Napoleone come Marte pacificatore (1803-06) • Velázquez, Diego (1599-1660): El aguador de Sevilla (c.1623) See also: • Museums

Buckingham Palace (London)

Construction started: 1703 Completed: 1962 Location: London, SW1A 1AA, UK Website: https://www.royal.uk/royal-residences-buckingham-palace Royal Collection Website: https://www.rct.uk/ Collection: • Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Venere e Marte (1817-22) • Gentileschi, Artemisia (1593-c.1653): Autoritratto come allegoria della Pittura (1638-39) • Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640): Self-Portrait (1623) • Vermeer,…

Venezia (Italia)

Dogi: • Loredan, Leonardo (1501-1521) • Loredan, Pietro (1482-1570) • Mocenigo, Alvise I (1570-1577) Museums: • Gallerie dell’Accademia: Campo della Carità, Dorsoduro 1050, Venezia • Museo Correr: Piazza San Marco 52, 30124 Venezia • Punta della Dogana: Dorsoduro 2, 30123 Venezia Highlights: • Bacino di San Marco •…

Napoléon I (France)

(1769–1821) First Consul of the French Republic (1799–1804) Emperor of the French (1804–1815) President of the Italian Republic (1802–1805) King of Italy (1805–1814) Napoléon in Literature: • Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950): The Man of Destiny (1898) Napoléon in Art: Canova, Antonio (1757-1822) Busto di Napoleone c.1802…