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Close-up of "Il bacio di Amore e Psiche", 1787-93), by Antonio Canova. Should be translated as "the kiss of Cupid and Psyche" imo, but all sorts of translations flying around; Refers to the opera "Amore e Psiche"; Marble; Musée du Louvre, Paris.

Detail of sorrowful angels, there wings folded and heads inclined over upside-down torches which is about to extinguish. Monument to the Royal Stuarts in St. Peter's Basilica, in the Vatican in Rome. It commemorates the last three members of the Royal House of Stuart: James Francis Edward Stuart, his elder son Charles Edward Stuart, and his younger son, Henry Benedict Stuart. The Jacobites recognized these three princes as kings of England, Scotland and Ireland.

Detail - Antonio Canova | Venus Italica - Probably ca. 1822–23, variant of marble first executed 1810. Height: 69 in. (175.3 cm).

Sorrowful Angels by Antonio Canova 1819. Neoclassical sculptor, Antonio Canova, 1757-1822, born in Possagno, in the Provence of Treviso, in the Veneto. He's been one of my favorite sculptors since I first laid my eyes on his work in 1972.

CANOVA Antonio (Republic of Venice 1757 – 1822) -- Adone e Venere.

classicism SCULPTURE
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Sorrowful Angels by Antonio Canova, 1819

Three Graces, detail - Antonio Canova

Antonio CANOVA link Cupid and Psyche, Detail, Giclee Print

Venus and Mars. Antonio Canova. Italian. 1757-1822. Women are from Venus-Men are from Mars

Detail. Perseus. Antonio Canova. Metropolitan Museum of Art. NYC