Cupid and Psyche

Canova’s Masterpiece

For me, this sculpture exemplifies the Neoclassic revival of the 18th century. Canova’s work blends the elegant lines and mythological stories of Greek sculpture with the controlled passions of the Romantic age.


Egyptian Mania

Napoleon’s invasion of Egypt and the discovery of the Rosetta stone fueled the collection activities of museums across Europe and America. The Louvre holds some of the most iconic and remarkable pieces in its collection.

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