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Florentine sculptor and goldsmithwd:Q190116
language of expression: Italian
occupation: sculptor, writer, medallist, painter, autobiographer
Benvenuto Cellini (, Italian: [beɱveˈnuːto tʃelˈliːni]; 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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book by Vittorio Alfieriwd:Q15733485
Vittorio Alfieri, Benvenuto Cellini, Carlo Goldoni, Giovanni Villani, Petrarch, Carlo Porta, Torquato Tasso, Leone Battista Alberti, Giuseppe Giacosa, Edmondo De Amicis, Alessandro Manzoni, Guido Guinizelli, Giuseppe Parini, Ippolito Nievo, Giorgio Vasari, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Cecco Angiolieri, Pietro Metastasio, Giovanni Boccaccio, Giovanni Pascoli, Giosuè Carducci, Claudio Achillini, Dante Alighieri, Giacomo Leopardi, Pietro Bembo, Ugo Foscolo