Psyche Revived by Cupid's kiss - Antonio Canova

Psyche Revived by Cupid's kiss - Antonio Canova

Reproduction patinated by hand. Mould made from a print of the original work exhibited at the Louvre.

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 ...
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Dimensions :
31 x 22 x 33 cm
Material of the original work :
Marbre blanc
Artist :
Antonio Canova (1757-1822)
Art movement :
Maintenance :
Ne pas exposer à une source de chaleur directe. Nettoyage : chiffon doux et sec
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Theme :
Matière de l'article :
Résine patinée à la main
Reference :


Original work kept at :
Paris, Musée du Louvre

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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.