Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822

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Italian sculptor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to an unidentified "Excellence," possibly Talleyrand, 1814 June 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133670

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to John Trumbull, 1822 June 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134700

From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1790-1834. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78155641

Italian sculptor whose work is generally characterized as neo-classical.

From the description of Inventory of the Calcografia Canova, 1826. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82423474

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creatorOf Paoletti, Bartolomeo, 18th/19th cent. Opere di Canova e Thorwalds[en], [between 1822 and 1844]. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Lazara, Giovanni de, 1744-1833. Papers, ca. 1763-1833. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume 14, Miscellany, 1784-1860. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Johnson, Mrs. Scrapbook, 1829 to 1834. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Cicognara, Leopoldo, conte, 1767-1834. Letters, 1806-1833. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Psyché ranimée par le baiser de l'Amour, 179 [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846. Letter : to "My dear Macdonald," London, [18--]. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Autograph letter : to Sir George Howland Beaumont, 1822 Feb. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Odevaere, Joseph Denis, 1778-1830. Letters received and related papers, ca. 1789-1834. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Antonio Canova letters, 1821 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Cicognara, Leopoldo, conte, 1767-1834. Letter, 1824 February 13, Venice, to George Ticknor, Boston. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Letters, 1817 [December 9 and 14?, n.p.], to George Ticknor, [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume 14, Miscellany, 1784-1860. Cornell University Library
referencedIn W. B. O. Field portrait collection, ca. 1600-1900. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Psyché ranimée par le baiser de l'Amour, 179 [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn West, Benjamin, 1738-1820. Benjamin West letter to Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey, 1817 Apr 7. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Library. Library Collection of Study Photographs and Clippings, ca. 1930-2000. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
referencedIn Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Library. Library Collection of Study Photographs and Clippings, ca. 1930-2000. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
referencedIn Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830. Autograph letter signed : Russell Square, to Count Cicognara, 1824 Aug. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Hayter, George, Sir, 1792-1871. Personal and family papers, 1808-1879. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Hincks, John, 1788-1842. Journal of a tour on the continent of Europe made in 1823 by Thomas Cowper Hincks and John Hincks and written by John Hincks, 1823. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Ambler family. Papers of the Ambler and Barbour families [manuscript], 1772-1880. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Autograph letter signed : Rome, 1818 Oct. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Leigh, Chandos, 1791-1850. Chandos Leigh family papers, 1814-1850. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873. Hiram Powers and Powers family papers, 1827-1953. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Autograph letter signed, undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph, 1762-1834. Letters, ca. 1803-1823. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Inventory of the Calcografia Canova, 1826. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873. Hiram Powers and Powers family papers, 1819-1953, bulk 1835-1883. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Psyché ranimée par le baiser de l'amour [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Letter : to Signora Massimigliano, 1821 Feb. 18. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn George Powell Archive, 1333-1915 Aberystwyth University
referencedIn Este, Antonio d', 1754-1838. Letters : Rome, to Antonio Selva, Venice, 1793-1802. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Selkirk family collection, [18-?] McMaster University
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Autograph letter signed, 1814 June 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1808-1888. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Choix des bronzes, marbres & tableaux precieux a deposer, ca. 1780. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Autograph letter signed, 1809 May 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. [Letter] 1810? Marzo 15, Roma [to] Marianna Pascoli Angelis, Venezia / Canova. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Selva, Giovanni Antonio, 1753-1819. Letters to his family, 1778-1781. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Correspondence, ca. 1790-1834. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Quatremère de Quincy, M. (Antoine-Chrysostome), 1755-1849. Miscellaneous letters and papers, 1780-1849. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Letter : Roma, to Valeria, contessa Tarnowska, née Stroynowska, 1804 Apr. 14. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens, 1708-1875, 1768-1836 Yale Center for British Art
referencedIn Staël, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817. Fragmens inédits ... [etc.], after 1810. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Autograph notes concerning paintings and prices, undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Zandomeneghi, Luigi, 1778-1850. Letters : Venice, to Gaetano Cattaneo, 1822-1832. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Autograph letter signed : Rome, to John Trumbull, 1822 June 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Autograph notes concerning paintings, [year not specified] May 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Psyché ranimée par le baiser de l'amour [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Garrett historical manuscripts, 1642-1933. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822. Autograph letter signed : Rome, to an unidentified "Excellence," possibly Talleyrand, 1814 June 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Ambler family. family
associatedWith Angelis, Marianna. person
associatedWith Arrigoni, Arrigo. person
associatedWith Arrigoni, Renato. person
associatedWith Beaumont, George Howland, Sir, 1753-1827, person
associatedWith Bossi, Giuseppe. person
associatedWith Calcografia Canova. corporateBody
associatedWith Casati, Cesare. person
associatedWith Cicognara, Leopoldo, conte, 1767-1834. person
associatedWith Este, Antonio d', 1754-1838. person
associatedWith Falletti de Barolo, Tancredi, marchese. person
associatedWith Field, William B. Osgood, collector. person
associatedWith Francesconi, Daniele. person
associatedWith Hamilton, William, Sir, 1788-1856. person
associatedWith Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846. person
associatedWith Hayter, George, Sir, 1792-1871. person
associatedWith Hincks, John, 1788-1842. person
associatedWith Johnson, Mrs. person
associatedWith Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830. person
associatedWith Lazara, Giovanni de, 1744-1833. person
associatedWith Leigh, Chandos, 1791-1850. person
associatedWith Massimigliano, Signora. person
associatedWith Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Dept. of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Mezzanotte, Antonio, 1786-1857. person
associatedWith Missirini, Melchior, 1773-1849. person
associatedWith Mussi, Luigi, fl. 1803-1810. person
associatedWith Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. person
associatedWith Nenci, Francesco, 1782-1850. person
associatedWith Odevaere, Joseph Denis, 1778-1830. person
associatedWith Paoletti, Bartolomeo, 18th/19th cent. person
associatedWith Powell, George Ernest John., 1842-1882 person
associatedWith Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873. person
associatedWith Quatremère de Quincy, M. (Antoine-Chrysostome), 1755-1849. person
associatedWith Sandwich, John Montagu, Earl of, 1718-1792. person
associatedWith Selva, Domenico. person
associatedWith Selva, Giovanni Antonio, 1753-1819. person
associatedWith Seroux d'Agincourt, J. B. L. G. (Jean Baptiste Louis Georges), 1730-1814. person
associatedWith Staël, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817. person
associatedWith Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Talleyrand-Périgord, Charles Maurice de, prince de Bénévent, 1754-1838, person
associatedWith Tambroni, Giuseppe, 1773-1824. person
associatedWith Tarnowska, Waleria, 1782-1849. person
associatedWith Tempio Canoviano (Possagno, Italy) corporateBody
associatedWith Thorvaldsen, Bertel, 1770-1844. person
associatedWith Ticknor, George, 1791-1871. person
associatedWith Trumbull, John, 1756-1843, person
associatedWith Upcott, William, 1779-1845 person
associatedWith Visconti, Ennio Quirino, 1751-1818. person
associatedWith Volpato, Giovanni, 1735-1803. person
associatedWith West, Benjamin, 1738-1820. person
associatedWith Westmacott, Richard, Sir. person
associatedWith Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph, 1762-1834. person
associatedWith Zandomeneghi, Luigi, 1778-1850. person
associatedWith Zandomeneghi, Luigi, 1779-1850. person
associatedWith Zardo, Francesco. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Italy
Subject
Perseus (Greek mythology)
Sculpture, Neoclassical
Prints, Italian--19th century--Inventories
Sculpture, Italian--18th century
Tombs
Marble sculpture, Italian--19th century
Sculpture, Italian--19th century
Occupation
Composers
Sculptors
Function

Person

Birth 1757-11-01

Death 1822-10-13

Italians

Italian,

French

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