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 (kə-nō′və), Antonio 1757-1822.
Italian sculptor who was an important figure in the development of neoclassicism.


(Italian kaˈnɔːva)
(Biography) Antonio (anˈtɔːnjo). 1757–1822, Italian neoclassical sculptor


(kəˈnoʊ və)

Antonio, 1757–1822, Italian sculptor.
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Bareacres Castle was theirs, too, with all its costly pictures, furniture, and articles of vertu--the magnificent Vandykes; the noble Reynolds pictures; the Lawrence portraits, tawdry and beautiful, and, thirty years ago, deemed as precious as works of real genius; the matchless Dancing Nymph of Canova, for which Lady Bareacres had sat in her youth--Lady Bareacres splendid then, and radiant in wealth, rank, and beauty--a toothless, bald, old woman now--a mere rag of a former robe of state.
After Wellington's victory he had a nude statute of Napoleon by Italian sculptor Canova installed at his Apsley House home (address, No 1 London).
Patent 8,871,863 (October 28,2014), "Production of Thermoplastic Polymer Matrices," Daniel Hideki Di Petta, Karla Krivtzoff Laguens, Leo Ricardo Bedore Dos Santos, Tarcis Cordeiro Bastos, and Thomas Canova (Rhodia Poliamida e Especialidades LTDA, Sao Paulo, Brazil).
Allen initially offered the part of the has-been singer, Lou Canova, to Sylvester Stallone.
Henry Moore, who was born in 1898 and died aged 88, was the contemporary equivalent of the great Neo Classical sculptors like Canova and Thorwaldsen.
Bordaberry's campaign committee then had to explain that GMMB experts Frank Greer and Maru Becker will travel to Montevideo once a month, accompanied by Ecuadoran political scientist Roberto Izurieta Canova.
South Dakota Cattlemen's Association President Cory Eich, who farms and ranches near Canova in eastern South Dakota, said Friday that he thinks it was a mistake to select Jett because her stands don't mesh with the state.
When the dust settled, it was the twinned apparitions of Antonio Canova and Gustave Courbet that emerged.
Thomas Jefferson desired a sculpture reflecting a Roman influence and recommended Italian artist Antonio Canova.
by Nathan Balke, Fabio Canova, Fabio Milani and Mark A.
The protective effect of vitamin C was still present after excluding smokers and elderly subjects, implying that the effect of this antioxidant was not explained by smoking or age," explained Dr Cristina Canova said.