'Canova's George Washington'

May 22 2018

Video: Frick

Here's a good video from the Frick Collection, on their new exhibition devoted to Antonio Canova's portrait of George Washington. The film tells us that Washington had been dead for 14 years before the commission. Which may explain why the sculpture looks more like Canova himself than Washington. 

The exhibition opens tomorrow, and runs until September 23rd. More here. Remember, children are not allowed.

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