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Category:The Three Graces by Antonio Canova

Antonio Canova (1757–1822) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q5547
Antonio Canova
Description

Italian sculptor

Date of birth/death 13 October 1822
Location of birth/death Possagno (near Bassano) Venice
Work location Roma
Authority control
  • Italiano: "Le tre Grazie", di Antonio Canova, è gruppo scultoreo conservato all'Ermitage di San Pietroburgo (Russia).
  • English: Antonio Canova: "The Three Graces". Hermitage, St. Petersburg. From the youngest to oldest they were: Agleaea ("Beauty"), Euphrosyne ("Good Cheer", and Thalia ("Festivities"). Also known as the Charites (Greek Mythology name) or Gratiae by the Romans. They appear in many works of art, such as Boticelli's Primavera at the Uffizi gallery.