Possagno: an obscure village situated amongst the hills of Asolo, famous as the birthplace of Canova, the sculptor.
Are such works as those of Canova and Thorwaldsen no longer created?
Pauline was pronounced by Canova to be the most peerless model of grace and beauty in all Europe.
What would he not have given that Danneker or Canova could have seen her thus and modelled her!
While in Rome, he also painted a portrait of Canova which he presented to the Pope.
There is Aglietti, and were there nothing else, there is the immortality of Canova.
A small bronze statue of Canova's "Madeleine" was on a table in the middle of the room.
Rezia and Canova were placed in one, and Maroncelli and myself in the other.
It is on record that Dante fell in love at the age of nine, Canova at five, and Alfieri at ten.
You have not suffered even your gratitude to Canova to blind you to the superiority of Flaxman.