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Antonio Canova

Sculptor (1-Nov-1757 — 13-Oct-1822)


Countess Isabella Albrizzi; Count Cicognara. The Works of Antonio Canova In Sculpture and Modelling. London: Septimus Prowett. 1824. (2 vols.) Many editions exist, notably 1849, 1876, etc.

Christopher M. S. Johns. Antonio Canova and the Politics of Patronage in Revolutionary and Napoleonic Europe. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. 1998.

Paolo Mariuz (editor). Leopoldo Cicognara ad Antonio Canova: Lettere inedite della Fondazione Canova di Possagno. Bertoncello Artigrafiche. 2000. 140pp. Language: Italian.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.257)

  6. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.88)

  7. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.130)

  8. Legends in Their Own Time (p.41)

  9. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.73)

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