CANOVA : Croquis d'argile

Le sculpteur italien Antonio Canova était l'un des artistes européens les plus célèbres de son temps et cette exposition se concentre sur son travail moins connu en argile.
Canova : Croquis d'argile
 

 “Study of a Boy”
Antonio Canova, c.1790–1800, terracotta, overall: 39 x 38 x 16 cm
Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno. Photographed by Luigi Spina
 
 

“Doge Paolo Renier”  
Antonio Canova, 1779, terracotta, overall: 80 x 54 x 22 cm.
Museo Bottacin – Musei Civici, Padua. Photographed by Luigi Spina

 

“George Washington”
Antonio Canova, c.1817–1818, plaster, overall: 50 x 30 x 47 cm
Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno. Photographed by Luigi Spina

 

“Humility”
Antonio Canova, 1783, terracotta, overall: 13 x 11 x 9 cm
Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno. Photographed by Luigi Spina

 

“Piety” 
Antonio Canova, 1783, terracotta, overall: 38.5 x 11.5 x 10 cm
Private collection. Photographed by Prudence Cuming Fine Art Photography

 

“Immaculate Virgin”
Antonio Canova,  c.1818–1822, terracotta, overall: 48 x 15 x 18 cm
Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno. Photographed by Luigi Spina

 

“Satyr and a Nymph” (Cupid and Psyche?)
Antonio Canova, c.1786–1787, terracotta, overall: 16 x 29 x 14 cm
Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno, Photographed by Luigi Spina

 

“Penitent Magdalene”
Head

Antonio Canova, c.1794–1809, plaster with pointing marks,
overall: 45 x 40 x 41 cm
Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno. Photographed by Luigi Spina

Canova’s studio in Rome  
Francesco Chiaruttini, View of Antonio Canova’s Studio
in Rome, 1786, pen and wash, Civici Musei, Udine

 

“Character Head”
Antonio Canova, c. 1780, terracotta, overall without base: 9 x 6.5 x 6 cm
overall with base: 15 x 7 x 6 cm (5 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.) Dino and Raffaello Tomasso

The Three Graces, 1812

Antonio Canova. Musei Civici, Bassano del Grappa, Inv. S 268. Photography by Luigi Spina



“Humility”
Antonio Canova, 1783, terracotta, overall: 13 x 11 x 9 cm.
Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno. Photographed by Luigi Spina


“Pyrrhus Sacrificing Polyxena”
Antonio Canova, c. 1798–1799, terracotta, overall: 28 x 15 x 14 cm

Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno. Photographed by Luigi Spina

 

 

“Pope Clement XIV”
Antonio Canova, 1783, painted terracotta, overall: 45 x 40 x 24 cm
Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno. Photographed by Luigi Spina

 

“Adam and Eve Mourning the Dead Abel”
Antonio Canova, c. 1818–1822, terracotta, overall: 22 x 30 x 18 cm
Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno. Photographed by Luigi Spina

 

Canova : Croquis d'argile
Chicago Art Institute jusqu'au 18 mars 2024

 

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