The Life of Benvenuto Cellini


The Renaissance sculptor and goldsmith describes his life and career.


Translated by John Addington Symonds, Introduction by John Pope-Henessy


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In this masterful autobiography Cellini describes court life, his career as a Renaissance sculptor and goldsmith, and his views of his contemporaries, including Michelangelo.

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Format: Paperback
Size: 186 x 110 mm (7 3/8 x 4 3/8 in)
Pages: 582 pp
Illustrations: 97 illustrations
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)

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