Benvenuto Cellini, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Benvenuto Cellini

Florentine sculptor and goldsmith

Date of Birth: 03-Nov-1500

Place of Birth: Florence, Tuscany

Date of Death: 13-Feb-1571

Profession: writer, painter, sculptor, medallist, autobiographer

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Benvenuto Cellini

  • Benvenuto Cellini (, Italian: [be?ve'nu?to t?el'li?ni]; 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 making pieces such as the Cellini Salt Cellar and Perseus with the Head of Medusa.

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