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ONLINE GUIDED TOUR “ANTONIO CANOVA, THE ETERNAL BEAUTY” – with “The Grand Tour” – in English

Antonio Canova

Tuesday 28 May 2024 at 6.30pm – Online on ZOOM

Antonio Canova was considered the greatest sculptor of his time and worked for Popes, Queens, and even for Napoleon and Thomas Jefferson, who commissioned him George Washington’s statue in which he is portrayed as an ancient Roman statesman.

Canova embodied the ideal of classicism and the renewed interest in the roman empire art in the XIX century’s Europe, he is considered the greatest classicist sculptor, and his works are in the most important museums in the world: from St Peterburg’s Hermitage to the Louvre, from the Borghese Gallery to the Vatican Museums.

We will discover his masterpieces and his legacy, from his origins in Possagno in the mainland of Venice to his works in Rome and the Vatican and his travels to France and England.

The virtual visit, in English, will be held on Zoom.

Reservation required on ZOOM, limited “seats” available.

 

 

 

  • Organized by: Istituto Italiano di Cultura Dublino
  • In collaboration with: The Grand Tour Platform