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Benvenuto Cellini died in 1571
14 February, 2017
Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist Benvenuto Cellini ( 1 November 1500 – 13 February 1571) was one of the most important artists of Mannerism.
One of his most celebrated works from Rome is the gold medallion of “Leda and the Swan” executed for the Gonfaloniere Gabbriello Cesarino, and which is now in the Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Florence.