Canova (Art dossier Giunti) by Marco Fabio Apolloni

By Marco Fabio Apolloni

Antonio Canova (1 November 1757 – thirteen October 1822) was once an Italian sculptor from the Republic of Venice who turned well-known for his marble sculptures that gently rendered nude flesh. The epitome of the neoclassical kind, his paintings marked a go back to classical refinement after the theatrical excesses of Baroque sculpture. between Canova's English students have been sculptors Sir Richard Westmacott and John Gibson.

Sommario:

Lo scultore di Possagno
La Bottega di Lisippo a Roma
Amore, Religione e morti di Canova
Quadro Cronologico
Bibliografia

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Red. BIOGRAPHICAL OUTLINE 1863 Born December 12 Munch and at Army way, son of Engelhaugen Farm in Loten, garde of contemporary Naturalistic painters and writers Nor- Medical Corps doctor Christian Laura Catherine, nee Bjolstad. Edvard in Norway. Receives the first of several grants for con- tinued studies. is the second of five children. 1885 1864 Family moves to Oslo, then called Christiania. 1868 His mother dies of tuberculosis; his aunt, Karen Bjol- In via May, on a scholarship from Frits Thaulow, travels Antwerp to Paris, where he stays for three weeks.

Figure 38. Lithograph, HANS JAEGER. 18% x 1896. 13". 76) 29 above: Figure 39. IBSEN IN THE GRAND 1902. Lithograph, CAFE. i6y8 X23 1 /4". 171) Figure 40. ideal portrait of FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE. I906. Oil on canvas, 79% x 63". Thiehka Galleriet, Stockholm 3° Such striking may account Munch's as for Strindberg's extraordinary grasp of Munch His short essay, which art. "poems between painter and writer parallels may in prose," described well be the most succinct summarization of Munch's major contribution.

1922. Figure 38. Lithograph, HANS JAEGER. 18% x 1896. 13". 76) 29 above: Figure 39. IBSEN IN THE GRAND 1902. Lithograph, CAFE. i6y8 X23 1 /4". 171) Figure 40. ideal portrait of FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE. I906. Oil on canvas, 79% x 63". Thiehka Galleriet, Stockholm 3° Such striking may account Munch's as for Strindberg's extraordinary grasp of Munch His short essay, which art. "poems between painter and writer parallels may in prose," described well be the most succinct summarization of Munch's major contribution.

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