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Published by Scribner & Welford in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementnewly translated into English by John Addington Symonds ; with engraved portrait and eight etchings by F. Laguillermie ; also eighteen reproductions of the works of the master.
ContributionsSymonds, John Addington, 1840-1893.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v., [16] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23372327M

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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini Edited and translated by John Addington Symonds with a biographical sketch of Cellini by the same hand together with an introduction to this edition upon Benvenuto Cellini, artist and writer, by Royal Cortissoz with reproductions of . All autobiography might as well be a variation on the theme of The Life of Benvenuto Cellini. Nowhere will one find a more vigorous subject than Benvenuto as he embarrasses popes, sacks cities, cuts down his rivals in the streets, and produces art such that his peers can only kneel down and wonder, all told here with absurd embellishment and perfect arrogance/5(3). I have a 5th edition of this book published in , which contains the 1st and 2nd books. Although at times Cellini's exaggeration of his own merits wears a little thin, his autobiography describes a fascinating glimpse of life in the 16th century, when according to Symonds, /5. Media in category "The Life of Benvenuto Cellini (books)" The following 55 files are in this category, out of 55 total.

Buy Life; by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini (Arts and Letters) by Symonds, John Addington and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at tangoloji.com At the age of fifty-eight, Benvenuto Cellini begins to set down his memoirs. After relating a fictional version of the founding of Florence by his ancestors, he starts the story of his life. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini. Benvenuto Cellini. Preview this book afterwards Alessandro Angelo Annibal Caro answered Antonio artist Ascanio asked bade Bandinello Bargello beautiful began begged Benvenuto Benvenuto Cellini better Bianchi Bologna bronze brother brought called castellan castle Cellini cried diamond ducats Duchess Duke.

—Pope Paul III on learning that Cellini had murdered a fellow artist Benvenuto Cellini was beloved in Renaissance Florence. A renowned sculptor and goldsmith whose works include the famous salt-cellar made for the King of France, and the statue of Perseus with the head of the Medusa, Cellini's life was as vivid and enthralling as his tangoloji.com: Oxford University Press. About The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini. Here is the most important autobiography from Renaissance Italy and one of the most spirited and colorful from any time or place, in a translation widely recognized as the most faithful to the energy and spirit of the original. Benvenuto Cellini was born at Florence in The father, Giovanni Cellini, a musician and maker of musical instruments, intended that the boy should likewise become a musician; but young Benvenuto very early showed strong leaning toward the plastic art, and detested the flute he was forced to. Men like Benvenuto, unique in their profession, need not be subject to the lawPope Paul III on learning that Cellini had murdered a fellow artist Benvenuto Cellini was beloved in Renaissance Florence. A renowned sculptor and goldsmith whose works include the famous salt-cellar made for the King of France, and the statue of Perseus with the head of the Medusa, Cellini's life was as vivid and.