The funerary monument (1783-87) to Pope Clement XIV (r. 1769-74), in the church of Santi Apostoli, was the first major commission in Rome for the great neo-classical sculptor Antonio Canova (1757-1822).
The two allegorical statues depict Temperance and Humility.
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My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private and
small-group walking tours
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