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Antonio Canova

1757 - 1822

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Antonio Canova (Italian pronunciation: [anˈtɔːnjo kaˈnɔːva]; 1 November 1757 – 13 October 1822) was an Italian Neoclassical sculptor, famous for his marble sculptures. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio Canova has received more than 687,627 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia. Antonio Canova is the 11th most popular sculptor, the 361st most popular biography from Italy (down from 314th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Sculptor.

Antonio Canova is most famous for his marble sculptures.

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Among sculptors, Antonio Canova ranks 11 out of 189Before him are Polykleitos, Benvenuto Cellini, Alberto Giacometti, Camille Claudel, Lysippos, and Lorenzo Ghiberti. After him are Constantin Brâncuși, Bertel Thorvaldsen, Scopas, Alexander Calder, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, and Giambologna.

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Among people born in 1757, Antonio Canova ranks 4Before him are Charles X of France, William Blake, and Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette. After him are Jacques Hébert, Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf, Pierre Augereau, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, Ignaz Pleyel, Rigas Feraios, Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and George Vancouver. Among people deceased in 1822, Antonio Canova ranks 4Before him are E. T. A. Hoffmann, William Herschel, and Percy Bysshe Shelley. After him are Ali Pasha of Ioannina, Claude Louis Berthollet, Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen, Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, Giovanni Battista Venturi, Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, Valentin Haüy, and Paolo Ruffini.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Antonio Canova ranks 361 out of 4,668Before him are Guido Reni (1575), Pope Gregory II (669), Vitus (290), Pope Agatho (574), Yves Montand (1921), and Marcus Terentius Varro (-116). After him are Mario Draghi (1947), Andrea Bocelli (1958), Eugenio Montale (1896), Pope Gregory VI (1000), Primo Levi (1919), and Pope Innocent IV (1195).

Among SCULPTORS In Italy

Among sculptors born in Italy, Antonio Canova ranks 3Before him are Benvenuto Cellini (1500) and Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378). After him are Jacopo Sansovino (1486), Luca della Robbia (1399), Nicola Pisano (1225), Andrea Pisano (1290), Giovanni Pisano (1248), Alessandro Algardi (1595), Jacopo della Quercia (1374), Andrea della Robbia (1435), and Bernardo Rossellino (1409).