There are several artworks by Canova scattered around Rome, some of which almost unknown by the majority of people as the sculpture of Pope Clemente XIV. Canova's first work is conserved inside the Church of Santi Apostoli. After this sculpture, his talent did not go unnoticed: he would become famous and, later, he even became the official portraitist of Napoleon. On the top of the monument, we see the deceased Pope making and authoritative gesture with his hand; below, two women represent the Modesty and the Meekness. For the female characters, Canova took inspiration from Bernini to reproduce their expression and the smoothness of their figure.