Antonio

Canova

Artistic period 1751 to 1800

Nationality

Italian

Birth

1757 (Possagno)

Death

1822 (Venezia)

Biography

Antonio Canova (* November 1, 1757 in Possagno near Bassano del Grappa; † October 13, 1822 in Venice) was an Italian sculptor. He is regarded as one of the main representatives of Italian classicism.