Benvenuto cellini

Cellini, Benvenuto (1500-1571)

Rolex chose to name their line of precious metal dress watches after Cellini, with the Rolex Cellini Collection beginning in and continuing today. His bravery led to a reconciliation with the Florentine magistrates, [7] and he soon returned to his hometown of Florence.

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Furthermore Cosimo commissioned him to make two significant bronze sculptures: His destination this time was the court of King Francis I of France. The staging was weird and really quite irrelevant, Ascanio made up to look like a homage to Star Wars or Metropolis, Cellini's entrance in a helicopter and the pope- yes you saw right.

The original relief from the foot of the pedestal—Perseus and Andromeda —is in the Bargelloand replaced by a cast. It remains fundamental especially for its introductory description of the original manuscript and of its editorial history, as well as for its excellent transcription and scrutiny of the text transmitted by it.

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Final return to Florence and death[ edit ] After several years of productive work in France, but beset by almost continual professional conflicts and violence, Cellini returned to Florence.

I was busy about the perfumes, when the priest, perceiving there was a considerable number of infernal spirits, turned to me and said, 'Benvenuto, ask them something. The works of decorative art are florid in style. Cellini is known to have taken some of his female models as mistresses, having an illegitimate daughter in with one of them while living in France, whom he named Costanza.

From then on, he put himself forward for any of the Medici commissions involving marble; he was determined to compete with the major Florentine sculptors of the day, Bartolomeo Ammanato and Baccio Bandinelli.

Cellini, Benvenuto (1500-1571)

It was a slow process, and the restored statue was not returned to its home until June Saliera was stolen from the Kunsthistorisches Museum on 11 May by a thief who climbed scaffolding and smashed windows to enter the museum. The orchestra play vibrantly and stylishly, sounding incredibly powerful without being too loud for the singing.

Oxford University Press, As well as setting jewels and minting coins for the pope, Cellini served as a soldier during the Sack of Rome in and later spent time as a prisoner in the Castel Sant'Angelo for knifing a man in a dispute; he'd made many enemies in Rome by then.

Benvenuto Cellini

Testo critico con introduzione e note storiche per cura di Orazio Bacci. The casting of this work caused Cellini much trouble and anxiety, but it was hailed as a masterpiece as soon as it was completed. Some connoisseurs attribute to his hand several plaques, "Jupiter crushing the Giants," "Fight between Perseus and Phineus ", a Dog, etc.

InCellini was accused by a woman named Margherita, of having committed sodomy with her son, Vincenzo [12]and he temporarily fled to seek shelter in Venice. I answered, 'That I would readily have accepted his proposal if I under-stood Latin': The casting of this work caused Cellini much trouble and anxiety, but it was hailed as a masterpiece as soon as it was completed.

Primary Sources and Main Translations Probably more than any other Italian artist of his age, Cellini wrote extensively on his own life and works: Whilst we were engaged in this conversation, we arrived at our respective homes, and all that night dreamt of nothing but devils.

Another celebrated work from Rome is the gold medallion of "Leda and the Swan" executed for the Gonfaloniere Gabbriello Cesarino, and which is now in the Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Florence.

InCellini was accused by a woman named Margherita, of having committed sodomy with her son, Vincenzo, [12] and he temporarily fled to seek shelter in Venice.

He had also fallen out with the King over the terms of his contract so, much to my relief, he turned his horse in the direction of Italy hoping to regain the patronage of his first employers, the Florentine Medicis. He was also in the service of Alessandro de Medicifirst duke of Florencefor whom he made in a forty-soldi piece with a bust of the duke on one side and standing figures of the saints Cosima and Damian on the other.

His bravery led to a reconciliation with the Florentine magistrates, [7] and he soon returned to his hometown of Florence. At the age of sixteen, Benvenuto had already attracted attention in Florence by taking part in an affray with youthful companions.

I was in Florence when I was reading Forster's novel so I took a walk around the Piazza della Signoria soon after I'd read the episode of the knife fight, trying to imagine the scene. Media in category "Benvenuto Cellini" The following files are in this category, out of total.

Benvenuto Cellini (November 3 – February 13 ) was a Florentine writer, goldsmith and sculptor. He is now best known as the author of a revealing autobiography. Quotes []. Dico, che l'arte della Scultura infra tutte l'arte, che s'interviene disegno, è maggiore sette volte, perchè una statua di Scultura deve avere otto vedute, e conviene che la sieno tutte di egual bontà.

The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics) by Benvenuto Cellini (). Benvenuto Cellini: Benvenuto Cellini, Florentine sculptor, goldsmith, and writer, one of the most important Mannerist artists and, because of the lively account of himself and his period in his autobiography, one of the most picturesque figures of the Renaissance.

Benvenuto Cellini

Cellini, resisting the efforts of his father to train. Scrobble from Spotify? Connect your Spotify account to your cwiextraction.com account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform.

Born: 1 NovemberFlorence Died: 14 FebruaryFlorence BENVENUTO CELLINI was one of the enigmatic, larger-than-life figures of the Italian Renaissance: a celebrated sculptor, goldsmith, author and soldier, but also a hooligan and even avenging killer.

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