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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.

Details

  • 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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