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Antonio Canova

Antonio Canova (1757 - 1822) was an Italian sculptor who became famous for his delicate rendering of nude flesh in the medium of marble.

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Catholic Encyclopedia entry for Antonio Canova (http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03298b.htm)

An extremely big picture of Canova's Three Graces in the Hermitage museum, St. Petersburg (370 kb) (http://www.cis.nctu.edu.tw/~whtsai/Trip%20to%20Russia/Main%20pages/Representative%20pictures%20for%20days/06%20A%20marble%20sculpture%20by%20Antonio%20Canova%20---%20The%20Three%20Graces.JPG)

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