a Polaroid in Canova’s Studio

On the long tradition of Atelier d'Artiste paintings, which today also preserve an extraordinary historical value, the Pompeo Calvi's (1806-1884) painting appears like a modern snapshot, like a Polaroid that captures the exact moment of life. What happens in a place, a context, a real scene that otherwise we could only imagine. The interior of the roman...

The Wounded Art

The birthplace of Antonio Canova where is located the house and today also his grave, is located in a wrong place. Italy north east, at the foot of the Monte Grappa and very close to the Piave and Brenta rivers, just where the Italian troops seized after the battle of Caporetto during the First World War in 1917. There, the...

La Gipsoteca Antonio Canova di Possagno

This is really one of the most charming place of Italian Art. Requires a visit by all those who deeply love sculpture. The rich collection of original plaster model and plaster casts by Antonio Canova is presented in an attractive succession according to the original arrangement. The gispoteca is divided into two main rooms connected by an...