Florence: Benvenuto Cellini

Cellini

Benvenuto Cellini 1500-1571

 Benvenuto Cellini was a 16th century Italian sculptor, draftsman, soldier and musician. In a niche along the facade of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence stands the above statue of Cellini. The sculpture is the work of the 19th century Italian sculptor Ulisse Cambi.

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