The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.



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Portrait of the Artist Antonio Canova
name | Antonio Canova

lived | 1757-1822

style | Neoclassicism

sculpture | selected works

Apollo Crowning Himself
Cupid and Psyche
Paulina Borghese as Venus Victrix

Italian artist Antonio Canova's works of sculpture are some of the finest achievements of the Neoclassical style - some examples that confirm this bold statement are his masterpiece Cupid and Psyche and the splendid Paulina Borghese as Venus Victrix. Select one of the links above to begin your exploration of the sculpture of Antonio Canova.


This beautiful book (which is a part of the Phaidon Art & Ideas series) features information about the Neoclassical style.