Definition of Canova, Antonio in English:

Canova, Antonio

Line breaks: An|to¦nio Ca¦nova
Pronunciation: /kəˈnəʊvə
 
, kaˈnɔva/
( 1757–1822), Italian sculptor, a leading exponent of neoclassicism. Notable works: Cupid and Psyche (1792) and The Three Graces (1813–16).

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