The Life of Benvenuto Cellini
In this masterful autobiography Cellini describes court life, his career as a Renaissance sculptor and goldsmith, and his views of his contemporaries, including Michelangelo. Specifications:
- Format: Paperback
- Size: 186 x 110 mm (7 3/8 x 4 3/8 in)
- Pages: 582 pp
- ISBN: 9780714833644
Sir John Pope-Hennessy (1913-94) was one of the 20th century's most distinguished art historians and museum directors. He was Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum (1967-73), Director of the British Museum (1974-76) and Consultative Chairman of the Department of European Paintings, Metropolitan Museum, New York (1977-86).
"Mini-triumphs of contemporary design... The words contained within these gem-like covers are lapidary as well."—Times Literary Supplement