Antonio Canova, 1822, by Thomson after John Jackson - lithograph in The British Museum, London (Print Room) (J. R. Freeman) - Antonio Canova (November

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Antonio Canova, 1822, by Thomson after John Jackson - lithograph in The British Museum, London (Print Room) (J. R. Freeman) - Antonio Canova (November
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Antonio Canova, 1822, by Thomson after John Jackson - lithograph in The British Museum, London (Print Room) (J. R. Freeman) - Antonio Canova (November 1, 1757 - October 13, 1822) was an Italian sculptor who became famous for his marble sculptures that delicately rendered nude flesh. The epitome of the neoclassical sculptor, his work marked a return to classical refinement after the theatrical excesses of Baroque art..