Folder 25 x 35 cm Canova - Psyche revived by Cupid's Kiss

Folder 25 x 35 cm Canova - Psyche revived by Cupid's Kiss

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The legend of Cupid and Psyche largely inspired neoclassical sculptors at the end of the 18th century. Canova is no exception to the rule and represents many versions. In that of the Louvre, he chose to illustrate the moment when Cupid, god of Love, was about to kiss Psyche to free her from her deep ...
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Characteristics

Dimensions :
35 x 25 cm
Original work kept at :
Paris - Musée du Louvre
Theme :
Sculpture
Maintenance :
Placer dans un endroit sec
Artist :
Antonio Canova (1757-1822)
Art movements :
18th century, Neo-Classicism
EAN :
3336728383291
Matière de l'article :
Papier
Reference :
IP140015

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The artist

Antonio Canova (1757-1822)

Antonio Canova is an Italian sculptor from the Republic of Venice, famous for his marble sculptures that delicately illustrate naked flesh. His work, considered the quintessence of the neoclassical style, marks a return to classical refinement after the theatrical excesses of Baroque sculpture.