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Podcast Episode 29: Venus Victrix by Antonio Canova




In this episode of Accessible Art History: The Podcast, I continue the journey through the Neoclassical period. Antonio Canova and his work Venus Victrix are icons of the period. To find out why, listen to the episode! You can find it here or by downloading it on your favorite platform. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a rate and review! It's super helpful!



Pauline Bonaparte

Robert Lefèvre, 1803

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Prince Camillo Borghese

François Gérard

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Venus of Urbino

Titian, 1534

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Antonio Canova

Self Portrait, 1792

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Sources


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venus_Victrix_(Canova)


https://borghese.gallery/collection/sculpture/venus-victrix-by-canova.html


https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/rococo-neoclassicism/neo-classicism/a/canova-paolina-borghese-as-venus-victorius


https://www.britannica.com/biography/Pauline-Bonaparte


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venus_(mythology)#Epithets


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tempio_Canoviano


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Canova


https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/nova/hd_nova.htm


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