Canova's George Washington

The show examines the history of sculptor Antonio Canova's lost masterpiece, a statue of George Washington depicted in ancient Roman garb, drafting his farewell address to the states. The exhibition brings together the full-sized preparatory plaster model and related objects.
, 'Modello for George Washington,' 1818, The Frick Collection

Antonio Canova

Modello for George Washington, 1818

The Frick Collection

On loan