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Antonio Canova, Cupid and Psyche, 1786-93; one of my favorite pieces, it was a dream come true to see it in the Louvre! Simply splendid in person! another favorite

Antonio Canova, Cupid and Psyche, 1786-93; one of my favorite pieces, it was a dream come true to see it in the Louvre! Simply splendid in person! another favorite

Eros and Psyche, by Canova

Eros and Psyche, by Canova

Antonio Canova - Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss, Louvre Museum, Paris

Antonio Canova - Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss, Louvre Museum, Paris

Sorrowful Angels by Antonio Canova 1819. Neoclassical sculptor, Antonio Canova, 1757-1822, born in Possagno, in the Provence of Treviso, in the Veneto. He's been one of my favorite sculptors since I first laid my eyes on his work in 1972.

Sorrowful Angels by Antonio Canova 1819. Neoclassical sculptor, Antonio Canova, 1757-1822, born in Possagno, in the Provence of Treviso, in the Veneto. He's been one of my favorite sculptors since I first laid my eyes on his work in 1972.

Cupid & Psyche at the Louvre. One of my favorites... ever.

Cupid & Psyche at the Louvre. One of my favorites... ever.

Cenotaph for Marie Christine of Austria by Antonio Canova, 1805, at Augustinerkirche, Vienna, 2006  //  By Suzanna at flickr

Cenotaph for Marie Christine of Austria by Antonio Canova, 1805, at Augustinerkirche, Vienna, 2006 // By Suzanna at flickr

Psyché ranimée par le baiser de l'Amour, Antonio Canova (1793), Le Louvre, Paris 2010

Psyché ranimée par le baiser de l'Amour, Antonio Canova (1793), Le Louvre, Paris 2010

Antonio Canova (Italian, 1757-1822), Tomb of Maria Christina of Austria, 1798-1805. Augustinerkirche (St. Augustine’s Church), Vienna

Antonio Canova (Italian, 1757-1822), Tomb of Maria Christina of Austria, 1798-1805. Augustinerkirche (St. Augustine’s Church), Vienna

Love love love this sculpture. Eros & Psyche by Antonio Canova displayed in the Louvre.

Love love love this sculpture. Eros & Psyche by Antonio Canova displayed in the Louvre.

Cupid and Psyche in the Louvre. #cupid #psyche "Now that he had tasted her while sober, he wanted her. It was overwhelming to be desired by such a tempting, sensual creature. She felt like Psyche being desired by Cupid. And she could not deny the attraction she felt for him, or the way she fluttered with longing when he kissed her." Ch17GI

Cupid and Psyche in the Louvre. #cupid #psyche "Now that he had tasted her while sober, he wanted her. It was overwhelming to be desired by such a tempting, sensual creature. She felt like Psyche being desired by Cupid. And she could not deny the attraction she felt for him, or the way she fluttered with longing when he kissed her." Ch17GI

Model with sculpture. Galleria Borghese, Rome, 1947. Photograph by Pasquale De Antonis.The model wears Sorelle Botti, bringing to life the sculpture of Pauline Bonaparte as Venus Victrix (or Venus Victorious), a semi-nude life-size reclining neo-Classical portrait sculpture in white marble by the Italian sculptor Antonio Canova.

Model with sculpture. Galleria Borghese, Rome, 1947. Photograph by Pasquale De Antonis.The model wears Sorelle Botti, bringing to life the sculpture of Pauline Bonaparte as Venus Victrix (or Venus Victorious), a semi-nude life-size reclining neo-Classical portrait sculpture in white marble by the Italian sculptor Antonio Canova.

Louvre ~ Paris

Daily from Paris

Louvre ~ Paris

Estetički stavovi Dejvida Hjuma (I deo)

Estetički stavovi Dejvida Hjuma (I deo)

Antonio CANOVA Perseo trionfante (dettaglio del sandalo), tra il 1797 e il 1801. Musei Vaticani a Roma

Antonio CANOVA Perseo trionfante (dettaglio del sandalo), tra il 1797 e il 1801. Musei Vaticani a Roma

♔ Antonio Canova (1757–1822) ~ Musée du Louvre ~ Paris

♔ Antonio Canova (1757–1822) ~ Musée du Louvre ~ Paris