[kuh-noh-vuh; Italian kah-naw-vah]


An·to·nio [ahn-taw-nyaw] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/, 1757–1822, Italian sculptor. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for canova

Historical Examples of canova

  • Are such works as those of Canova and Thorwaldsen no longer created?

    Italy, the Magic Land

    Lilian Whiting

  • What would he not have given that Danneker or Canova could have seen her thus and modelled her!

    Luttrell Of Arran

    Charles James Lever

  • Would you have allowed Miss Crotchet to sit for a model to Canova?

    Crotchet Castle

    Thomas Love Peacock

  • There is Aglietti, and were there nothing else, there is the immortality of Canova.

  • Rezia and Canova were placed in one, and Maroncelli and myself in the other.

British Dictionary definitions for canova



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