The Return of Telemachus

Antonio Canova1787/1790

Fondazione Cariplo

Fondazione Cariplo
Milan, Italy

This is one of the scenes representing episodes in epic poetry, for which Canova drew his inspiration from Cesarotti’s translations of Homer’s works.


  • Title: The Return of Telemachus
  • Creator: Antonio Canova
  • Date: 1787/1790
  • Physical Dimensions: w219 x h109 x d17 cm (Complete)
  • Exhibition: Gallerie d'Italia, Piazza Scala, 6, Milano
  • Provenance: Cariplo Foundation, 1991
  • Type: Sculpture, bas relief, plaster
  • Rights: http://www.artgate-cariplo.it/en/disclaimer.html
  • External Link: www.artgate-cariplo.it

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