Situated in the core of Volksgarten Park, Theseus Temple is a smaller copy of the Thesision in Athens. The neoclassical Temple was built between 1819 and 1823 after the requests of Emperor Franz I. It was constructed explicitly to house a single monument: Theseus Slaying the Centaur, which is among the most significant neoclassical sculpture by Antonio Canova's artful zenith. The Roman stone carver, Antonio Canova was not just the craftsman who made this driving work, yet in addition, the mind behind the design wherein the model was exhibited. In 1890, the Theseus gathering was moved to the huge staircase of the Art History Museum. Since 2012 Theseus Temple is where the most important works created by the contemporary artist are exhibited.