Antonio Canova

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Birthday
1, 1757
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Oct 13, 1822 (64)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
1, 1757
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Oct 13, 1822 (64)

About

Italian sculptor from the Republic of Venice who was famous for his marble sculptures, such as Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss.

Before Fame

He was raised by his grandmother and grandfather.

Trivia

He is best known for his heroic compositions, such as his Perseus with the Head of Medusa.

Family Life

His father died when he was young and his mother remarried, leaving him.

Associated With

He made a cenotaph of Horatio Nelson.