Benvenuto Cellini - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Benvenuto Cellini

Place: Florence

Born: 1500

Death: 1571

Nationality: Italy


Benvenuto Cellini (Italian pronunciation: [benveˈnuto tʃelˈlini] 3 November 1500 – 13 February 1571) was an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, painter, soldier and musician, who also wrote a famous autobiography. He was one of the most important artists of Mannerism. Benvenuto Cellini was born in Florence, Italy. His parents were Giovanni Cellini, and M...