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

Antonio, 1757–1822, Italian sculptor.
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2) by the foremost neoclassical sculptor, Antonio Canova. Even though the sculpture has been displayed prominently in the Assembly Room at Hearst Castle since San Simeon was open to the public in 1957 and is viewed by nearly one million visitors each year, most of the literature on Canova has overlooked the 20th-century history of arguably one of his greatest works.
Antonio Canova may not run if there is no significant overnight rain and, in another twist, Capricho was withdrawn from yesterday's 30-runner Buckingham Palace Stakes after his declaration for today's race.
Sculptor Antonio Canova made the piece in 1817 for the 6th Duke of Bedford who paid him 3000 guineas - around pounds 90,000 today.
Nollekens is represented here by his Venus Chiding Cupid, a sinuous Giambologna-like group, made in 1778, now placed in homage to Antonio Canova's Three Graces, which is planted at the end of the vista.
Antonio Canova has a fine record in big fields and after winning the Great St Wilfred Handicap at Ripon he finished fourth in the Ayr Gold Cup.
Now buyers from all over the world are expected to bid for the 4ft statue by Antonio Canova - the sculptor of the famous Three Graces.
More than 30 works by Antonio Canova have been installed in the polychromed marble rooms of the Villa Borghese, amongst the baroque and antique sculptures collected there by Scipione Borghese in the 17th century.
The others are Antonio Canova (8st 9lb) and Torosay Spring (8st 8lb).
2), bought from Antonio Canova in 1812, and so animated that she seems about to glide down the room.
Goodwood: 2.00 Antonio Canova, 2.30 Mawaheb, 3.05 Shadow Roll, 4.45 Mubeen.