Category Archives: Italian

Paolo Renier 1710-1789

Venetian statesman, the 119th, and penultimate, Doge of Venice. He was an orator and tactician, and served as ambassador to Constantinople and to Vienna. His election as Doge was unpopular, and he was the subject of numerous menacing letters at the time.
Size 18 x 26 cms
Price £28.00


Antonio Canova 1757-1822

Leading exponent of the neoclassic style, which dominated the arts in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Internationally famous, he was regarded as the most brilliant sculptor in Europe.
Size 10 x 13 cms
Price £14.00