Benvenuto Cellini: Sexuality, Masculinity, and Artistic Identity in Renaissance Italy
Celebrated goldsmith and sculptor of the Italian Renaissance, Benvenuto Cellini (1500-71) fits the conventional image of a Renaissance man: a skillful virtuoso and courtier; an artist who worked in marble, bronze, and gold; a writer and poet. However, in his life and literary oeuvre, the notorious artist aligned himself with the transgressive and oppositional voices of his...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published March 16th 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published June 14th 2003)
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