Magnet Canova - Psyche revived by Cupid's Kiss

Magnet Canova - Psyche revived by Cupid's Kiss

Antonio Canova (1757 - 1822), Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss - Marblre; H. : 1,55 m. ; L. : 1,68 m. ; D. : 1,01 m.

This winged young man who has just landed on a rock where a girl lies unconscious, is the god Eros - Cupid in Latin - and can be recognized by his wings and his quiver filled with arrows. ...
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Dimensions :
5,4 x 7,9 cm
Artist :
Antonio Canova (1757-1822)
Art movements :
18th century, Neo-Classicism
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
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Original work kept at :
Paris, musée du Louvre

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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.