Presented by The Frick Collection
Presented by The Frick Collection

Canova's George Washington

May 23September 23, 2018
The Frick Collection


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.

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This is based on the artwork’s average dimension.

Presented by The Frick Collection