Antonio Canova
(Possagno, 1757 – Venice, 1822)

Studies of two seated women

Drawn in silvery graphite, Canova’s preferred technique, this sheet relates to two leaves from the artist’s sketchbook in the Museo Civico, Bassano, with studies of the same elegantly coiffed woman (inv. F2.43.1458-1946; G. Marini in Antonio Canova, exhib. cat., Venice, Museo Correr, 1992, nos. 56-57, ill.).

Graphite on paper
Numbered upper right: “39”

Dimensioni
131 x 203 mm
Periodo
c. 1795
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