CANOVA, Antonio
(b. 1757, Possagno, d. 1822, Venezia)

Funerary Monument of Francesco Pesaro (model)

Wood and wax
Museo Correr, Venice

This monument was commissioned by a group of Venetian noblemen in 1799. The model shows the sorrowful figure of Venice next to the tomb of the courageous and proudly anti-French procurator of San Marco.