Glazed Porcelain Lion Sculpture Modeled After Antonio Canova
Glazed Porcelain Lion Sculpture Modeled After Antonio Canova. Crackling to glaze, rubbing. Measures 6" H x 4-1/2" W x 13" Long.
Antonio Canova 1 November 1757 – 13 October 1822) was an Italian Neoclassical sculptor famous for his marble sculptures. Often regarded as the greatest of the Neoclassical artists his artwork was inspired by the Baroque and the classical revival, but avoided the melodramatics of the former, and the cold artificiality of the latter