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Self Portrait Antonio Canova (1757-1822)

Self Portrait

Antonio Canova (1757-1822)

  • TITLE

    : Self Portrait
  • AUTHOR

    : Antonio Canova (1757-1822)
  • INVENTARIO

    : 181
  • DATE

    : c. 1812
  • TYPE

    : Sculpture
  • TECNIQUE

    : Marble
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 57 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Self Portrait
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : Neoclassicism
  • ROOM

    : 18

Traditionally considered to be by the hand of the great neoclassical sculptor Antonio Canova himself, it has however recently been attributed to Giovanni Battista Monti, one of his talented assistants. The statue, of semi-colossal proportions, takes inspiration from the idealised, heroic models of classical antiquity.

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  • TITLE

    Self Portrait
  • AUTHOR

    Antonio Canova (1757-1822)
  • INVENTARIO

    181
  • DATE

    c. 1812
  • TYPE

    Sculpture
  • TECNIQUE

    Marble
  • DIMENSIONS

    57 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Self Portrait
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    Neoclassicism
  • ROOM

    18

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