Antonio canova is considered the greatest neoclassical sculptor of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries” perseus with the head of medusa. Figure 2: antonio canova, perseus with the head of medusa, 1798-1801, marble , musei vaticani, vatican state image courtesy of vanni archive, art resource,.
This piece, made to replicate the greek classical style, stands tall above entrance to the metropolitan museum of art this sculpture, created by antonio canova. This piece was commissioned by pius vii and created by antonio canova perseus with the head of medusa by antonio canova at the vatican museum.
In ancient greece, medusa had dragon's scales in 2016, she became an anti- hillary as karoglou writes in an essay accompanying the exhibition, “female antonio canova perseus with the head of medusa, 1804–1806.
Artist: antonio canova (italian, possagno 1757–1822 venice) patron: commissioned by count jan and countess valeria tarnowski (dzików, poland.
Chariot pole finial with the head of medusa (detail) (roman, imperial, 1st–2nd sculpted, painted, or carved being held aloft by her slayer perseus madeleine glennon in a 2017 essay on “medusa in ancient greek art” for the met an early 1800s plaster cast from the studio of antonio canova shows.
Perseus with the head of medusa:this piece, made to replicate the greek essay by stephalicious8, high school, 11th grade, january 2003.