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Cellini, Pope-Hennessy, John

Author Name    Pope-Hennessy, John

Title   Cellini

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st

Publisher   London Macmillan 1985

ISBN Number    0333404858 / 9780333404850

Seller ID   21676

Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571) is the author of one of the most celebrated autobiographies ever written and the sculptor of one of the most famous of all statues, Perseus with the Head of Medusa in Florence. He was also a pre-eminent goldsmith. In this biography, Sir John Pope-Hennessy endeavours to "correlate a body of works of art with the human personality by which they were produced." Cellini is based on the well-justified assumption that the Life (his autobiography) is a factual record punctuated by passages of fantasy. The photographs, many of which have been commissioned from two art photographers of high repute, bring sensitive perspectives to the great works and marvellous detail to the medallic work. They reveal the superb breadth of Cellini's artistry.

Italian Sculptor

Price = 75.00 USD



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