Saturday, 24 May 2014

The Three Graces by Canova

Possagno, Canova Museum: the exhibition of the famous statues will last until June 22.


A Possagno (Treviso), tourists can admire the two versions of the statues. The first group of statues -now in the Hermitage in St. Petersburg -Canova created for Jos├ęphine de Beauharnais. The second group was made some years later by the same artist at the request of John Russel, Duke of Bedford.
Also on display are the old sketches. The art show is in Possagno birthplace of Antonio Canova.

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