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Chisel, Pen And Poignard Or Benvenuto Cellini: His Times And His Contemporaries

Thomas Longueville

""Chisel, Pen and Poignard"" is a biographical work about the life and times of Benvenuto Cellini, a renowned Italian artist and goldsmith who lived during the Renaissance period. Written by Thomas Longueville, the book explores Cellini's artistic achievements, his personal life and relationships, and the political and cultural context in which he lived.Through extensive research and analysis of historical documents, Longueville provides a vivid portrait of Cellini and his contemporaries, including other artists, patrons, and political figures of the time. The book also delves into the controversies and scandals that surrounded Cellini, including his involvement in duels, thefts, and even murder.Overall, ""Chisel, Pen and Poignard"" offers a fascinating glimpse into the life and work of one of the most important artists of the Renaissance, as well as the broader social and cultural milieu in which he lived. It is a must-read for anyone interested in art history, Italian Renaissance culture, or the lives of great artists.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 208
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.25in - 7.50in - 0.44in - 0.81lb
  • EAN: 9781428629783
  • Categories: Artists, Architects, PhotographersSculpture & InstallationEurope - Renaissance