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  Introductory Note. Cellini, Benvenuto. 1909-14. Autobiography. The Harvard Classics
But Cellini wrote that the world might know, after he was dead, what a fellow he had been; what great things he had attempted, and against what odds he had carried them through.
The period covered by the autobiography is from Cellini’s birth in 1500 to 1562; the scene is mainly in Italy and France.
For Cellini himself is an epitome of that century.
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 Benvenuto Cellini - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Benvenuto Cellini (November 3, 1500 – February 13, 1571) was an Italian goldsmith, painter, sculptor, soldier and musician of the Renaissance.
Cellini, while employed at the papal mint at Rome during the papacy of Clement VII and later of Paul III, executed the dies of several coins and medals, some of which still survive at this now defunct mint.
Cellini is portrayed as a passionate and troubled man, plagued by the inconsistencies of life under the "patronage" of a false and somewhat cynical court.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Benvenuto_Cellini   (1953 words)

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Benvenuto Cellini was born in Florence in 1500.
Among Cellini's most famous works of art are the carved crucifix of fl and white marble, the Perseus of bronze, a marble statue of Apollo, and many paintings and sculptings at Fontainbleau School.
Cellini was famous as an architect, and made plans for the Neptune Fountain in Piazza Sigralin.
www.yesnet.yk.ca /schools/projects/renaissance/cellini.html   (490 words)

 glbtq >> arts >> Cellini, Benvenuto
Benvenuto Cellini was born in Florence at the peak of the Italian Renaissance.
Cellini himself was convicted of homosexual sodomy in Florence in 1523 and in 1557.
In this context, Cellini was convicted of sexual relations with a young man in 1557 and sentenced to four years in prison.
www.glbtq.com /arts/cellini_b.html   (1066 words)

Born in Florence, on November 3, 1500, Cellini was apprenticed to a goldsmith at the age of 15.
Among Cellini's most famous patrons were Pope Clement VII, Pope Paul III, Francis I of France, and the Florentine noble Cosimo I de' Medici.
Cellini is also noted for his autobiography, written between 1558 and 1562, the standard English version of which was published in 1960.
gallery.euroweb.hu /bio/c/cellini/biograph.html   (291 words)

 Cellini, Benvenuto - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Cellini, Benvenuto, 1500-1571, Italian sculptor, metalsmith, and author.
His remarkable autobiography (written 1558-62), which reads like a picaresque novel, is one of the most important documents of the 16th cent.
Cellini tells of his escapades with the frankness and consummate egoism characteristic of the Renaissance man. He was born in Florence, the son of a musician; he studied music until his 15th year, when he was apprenticed to a goldsmith.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-cellini.html   (396 words)

 Benvenuto Cellini
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.
The son of a musician and builder of musical instruments, Cellini's first major brush with the law came as an early teenager: He was banished from his native Florence for his alleged role in a brawl.
Among Cellini's surviving works dating to this early period in his career is a gold medallion with carved stone inset, "Leda and the Swan," created for Gonfaloniere Gabbrello Cesarino and now in the collection of the museum at Vienna.
www.boglewood.com /cornaro/xcellini.html   (720 words)

 Benvenuto Cellini (1500 - 1571) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Born in Florence, Benvenuto Cellini began training as a goldsmith at the age of thirteen.
Cellini’s reputation was founded on his work in Fontainebleu, France where his sculptures were created with the most ambition.
Despite his established position, Cellini’s life was marred by many run-ins with the law for sodomy, theft, and murder.
wwar.com /masters/c/cellini-benvenuto.html   (500 words)

 MyMagicDVD - Cellini
Cellini gave a live lecture in Zurich about his magic and the performance of magic on the streets.
Cellini has used his Linking Rings routine to earn a living with, on the streets of many major cities, around the world.
Cellini is one of the premiere street performers of our time.
www.mymagic.com /dvd/dvd-cellini.htm   (426 words)

 Benvenuto Cellini Collection at Bartleby.com
All with one voice contended which should praise [Perseus] most.
His remarkable autobiography (written 1558–62), which reads like a picaresque novel, is one of the most important documents of the 16th cent.
Cellini tells of his escapades with the frankness and consummate egoism characteristic of the Renaissance man.—continue at Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.
www.bartleby.com /people/Cellini.html   (119 words)

 NPR : Performance Today -- Cellini and Berlioz
Benvenuto Cellini was a goldsmith and sculptor in Italy during the 16th century.
His bronze figure of Perseus holding the Head of Medusa (left), located in Florence, is one of Cellini's most celebrated works and a monument of the Italian Renaissance.
Unfortunately, Benvenuto Cellini was also quarrelsome, vain, licentious, a brawler, a braggart, and a murderer.
www.npr.org /programs/pt/features/2003/oct/berlioz_cellini.html   (169 words)

 Harvard University Press/Florence/Cellini's Perseus
But the Perseus--so famous that it is one of those works of art more easily nodded to on the spot than paused over--has much to convey about Cosimo, as well as about its creator, as also about the period in Florence during which it was created...
As even in death her gaze can petrify, some admonition to the citizens of Florence may well have been in Cosimo's mind when thinking of the subject...
"The duke approved Cellini's model for the statue, although any grim or gory elements implied by the choice of story seem early to have disappeared from the concept, and the final statue is delicate, graceful and elegant.
www.hup.harvard.edu /features/levflo/cellini_perseus.html   (445 words)

Baroque decoration on pillar, pedestal and neck of the CELLINI as well as its attractive form make this harp an acoustical and optical work of Art.
CELLINI- The construction and design of the harp are legally protected.
Furthermore, my harp is so pleasant for looking at that sometimes it is not necessary to play but just be happy about it.
www.thurau-harps.com /harps/cellini.htm   (628 words)

 Amazon.com: Cellini: Books: John Pope-Hennessy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
Many are familiar with Benvenuto Cellini, sculptor, goldsmith and rakehell of the Italian High Renaissance, through his semi-romanticized autobiography.
Art historian Pope-Hennessy concentrates on Cellini the artist; his narrative, not really a rounded biography, is for students of the fine arts.
Finn's intimate photographs catch every sinew and contour of Cellini's forms, revealing the inner meaning that shines through their polished exteriors.
www.amazon.com /Cellini-John-Pope-Hennessy/dp/089659453X   (715 words)

 About Benvenuto Cellini
Approx 1572 Much of Cellini`s notoriety, and perhaps even fame, derives from his memoirs, begun in 1558 and abandoned in 1562, which were published posthumously under the title The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini.
Benvenuto Cellini - a decent bio for Benvenuto Cellini
Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini - Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini
cellini.classicauthors.net /index.html   (489 words)

 Residenza Cellini Hotel - Rome - Residenza Cellini Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor
In 2002., Cellini was quite unknown and I am so happy to see how well people have received it.
My Wife and I stayed at Residenza Cellini this last weekend as a romantic city break.It started badly, when we arrived in Rome to find that one of our two cases had never been loaded on the 'plane.
When my husband and I discovered the Residenza Cellini on Trip Advisor last year, it was in the #2 spot.
rome-hotels.tripadvisor.com /Hotel_Review-g187791-d232859-Reviews-Residenza_Cellini...   (720 words)

 Benvenuto Cellini Online
Benvenuto Cellini at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Benvenuto Cellini at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. 3 works by Benvenuto Cellini
All images and text on this Benvenuto Cellini page are copyright 1999-2005 by John Malyon/Artcyclopedia, unless otherwise noted.
www.artcyclopedia.com /artists/cellini_benvenuto.html   (447 words)

 Sketch of Cellini's Perseus watercolor
Cellini's "Perseus" is located at Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence.
He would visit this area a number of times and would do many sketches and paintings of "perseus" from just about every possible vantage and medium.
Sketch of the Base for Cellini's "Perseus," Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence
www.jssgallery.org /Paintings/Sketch_of_Cellinis_Perseus_watercolor.htm   (135 words)

 Cellini, Vita - Benvenuto Cellini - Microsoft Reader eBook - Italian
Benvenuto Cellini, artista fiorentino vissuto tra il 1500 e il 1571, compose fra il 1558 e il 1565 un'autobiografia, rimasta inedita fino al 1728.
La prima parte del racconto arriva fino al 1538, quando Cellini parte per Roma, descritta dall'artista come una città violenta, ingiusta.
Castel Sant'Angelo, dove Cellini viene tenuto prigioniero nel 1538 (celebri le pagine sul suo rocambolesco tentativo di fuga) diviene il simbolo del potere che soggioga la città.
www.ebookmall.com /ebook/77621-ebook.htm   (804 words)

 Jon Cellini - Moviefone
2002-2006 Jon Cellini · Design by Beccary and Weblogs.us You've glimpsed the fist within the Bene Gesserit glove.
Jon Cellini on IMDb: Movies, TV, Celebs, and more...
Jon Cellini - Filmography, Biography, News, Photos, Birth date, Relationships, Jon Cellini Film Clips, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /celebrity/jon-cellini/296376/main   (60 words)

 FBI Top Ten Art Crimes - Theft of the Cellini Salt Cellar
FBI Top Ten Art Crimes - Theft of the Cellini Salt Cellar
On Saturday, January 21, 2006, the Austrian police recovered the Benvenuto Cellini salt cellar when the suspected thief led them to its hiding place.
www.fbi.gov /hq/cid/arttheft/topten/cellini.htm   (87 words)

 Rome hotel Residenza Cellini
Quiet and exclusive, Residenza Cellini combines the timeless charm of its luxurious historical interiors with the functionality of the
Residenza Cellini is situated right in the ancient heart of Rome, surrounded by the most prestigious historical and artistic sites of the city and by the main streets for fashion and shopping.
© 2005 - Residenza Cellini - Via Modena 5 - 00184 Roma - Phone +39 0647825204 - Fax +39 0647881806 - e-mail: residenzacellini@tin.it
www.residenzacellini.it   (113 words)

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