[ahn-taw-nyaw] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ (Show IPA), 1757–1822, Italian sculptor.
Historical Examples

Possagno: an obscure village situated amongst the hills of Asolo, famous as the birthplace of Canova, the sculptor.
The Browning Cyclopdia Edward Berdoe

Are such works as those of Canova and Thorwaldsen no longer created?
Italy, the Magic Land Lilian Whiting

Pauline was pronounced by Canova to be the most peerless model of grace and beauty in all Europe.
Joseph Bonaparte John S. C. Abbott

What would he not have given that Danneker or Canova could have seen her thus and modelled her!
Luttrell Of Arran Charles James Lever

While in Rome, he also painted a portrait of Canova which he presented to the Pope.
St. Nicholas Vol. XIII, September, 1886, No. 11 Various

There is Aglietti, and were there nothing else, there is the immortality of Canova.
The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 4 Lord Byron

A small bronze statue of Canova’s “Madeleine” was on a table in the middle of the room.
Rene Mauperin Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt

Rezia and Canova were placed in one, and Maroncelli and myself in the other.
My Ten Years’ Imprisonment Silvio Pellico

It is on record that Dante fell in love at the age of nine, Canova at five, and Alfieri at ten.
The Sexual Life of the Child Albert Moll

You have not suffered even your gratitude to Canova to blind you to the superiority of Flaxman.
Zanoni Edward Bulwer Lytton

Antonio (anˈtɔːnjo). 1757–1822, Italian neoclassical sculptor


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