Ideal Head of a WomanIdeal Head of a Woman
22 3/16 x 9 7/16 x 9 3/4 in. (56.3 x 24 x 24.7 cm)
The Venetian artist Antonio Canova was the leading sculptor of the Neoclassical movement. Traveling to Rome in late 1779, his virtuosity and stylistic innovation soon won him papal commissions and acclaim.