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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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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.
"Or will you allow me to show you several fine statues by Thorwaldsen, Bartoloni, and Canova? -- all foreign artists, for, as you may perceive, I think but very indifferently of our French sculptors."
Others horses drawn high who are likely to figure prominently are Continent (22), one of three from last year's winning trainer David Nicholls, and Antonio Canova (20), who landed a gamble in Ripon's Great St Wilfrid Handicap.
In Ripon's big cavalry charge - the Great St Wilfrid Handicap - jockey-in-form Francis Norton brought home favourite Antonio Canova (7-2) to land a huge gamble.
ANTONIO Canova landed one of the biggest gambles of the season and gave Bob Jones his biggest success in thrilling fashion under 'handicap king' Francis Norton in the William Hill Great St Wilfrid Stakes at Ripon.
The temple was truly breathtaking, dominating the wooded skyline and directly overlooking the house where Canova was born.
To call Ray the "Canova of consumerism" - as did Klaus Kertess, speaking of the artist's spectacular uses of department-store mannequins - is only effective if we remember that Canova and Ray, for all their high-gloss coldness, both aim at an intensely provocative art.
Yesterday former Bond girl Fiona Fullerton helped to launch the latest luxury chocolate bar with three models, who were disguised as replicas of Canova's famous Three Graces statue.
It includes a number of masterpieces: Michelangelo's Slaves, Jacopo Della Quercia's Virgin, and work by Donatello, Cellini, Bernini and Canova.
The work, the figure of a young girl surrounded by drapery, was thought to be a reproduction of a statue by the Italian sculptor Antonio Canova. Gould was commissioned to make seven replicas of the work.
Mopoll president Franco Canova says Eurotron is the first on the U.S.