Certainly his most important and famous sculpture;
Cupid and Psyche by Antonio Canova is certainly the symbol of neoclassicism, of which the artist himself is the reference sculptor for art historians. The sculpture represents a moment in the fable taken from Apuelio’s “metamorphosis”.
Born from white Carrara marble, the work has extremely soft and sinuous shapes and the stone is perfectly smooth and shiny, giving the works explicit aesthetic values.