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Benvenuto Cellini

Italian artist

Died when: 70 years 102 days (843 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio

 

Benvenuto Cellini

Benvenuto Cellini (, Italian: [beɱveˈnuːto tʃelˈliːni]; 3 November 1500 – 13 February 1571) was an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist who also wrote poetry and a famous autobiography.

He was one of the most important artists of Mannerism.He is remembered for his skill, in such pieces as the Cellini Salt Cellar and Perseus with the Head of Medusa.


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