‘Celebrating Canova at Apsley House’ New Date: 1st November
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By kind invitation of the Duke of Wellington in aid of Venice in Peril Fund and the Georgian Group
Event date and time: 1 November, 6 to 8pm
Place: Apsley House, 149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner W1J TNT
Tickets: £35 & Friends £30
A special event to mark the 200th anniversary of the death of Antonio Canova, sculptor and cultural diplomat who inspired collectors across Europe.
Hosted by the Duke of Wellington this is an opportunity to see Apsley House after hours and hear about the collection. It includes one of Canova’s Ideal Heads as well as his huge statue of Napoleon as Mars, presented to the Duke of Wellington after the Battle of Waterloo.