Benvenuto Cellini

Florentine sculptor and goldsmith

Benvenuto Cellini (Italian pronunciation: [benveˈnuːto tʃelˈliːni]; 3 November 1500 – 13 February 1571) was an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier and musician,[1] who also wrote a famous autobiography. He was one of the most important artists of Mannerism.[2]

Statue depicting Cellini, in the Uffizi in Florence

He was born in Florence, and died there.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Benvenuto Cellini. www.worldhistory.org. Retrieved Jaunary 1, 2022.
  2. Benvenuto Cellini: how the ‘bad boy’ sculptor and goldsmith gives us a fresh perspective on the Renaissance. www.historyextra.com. Retrieved Jaunary 1, 2022.
  3. Benvenuto Cellini – Master of Mannierism. scihi.org. Retrieved Jaunary 1, 2022.