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  • Benvenuto Cellini and the Creation of Perseus

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    Benvenuto Cellini and the Creation of Perseus My name is Bernardino Mannellini. I am now working on my own trying to succeed as a sculptor here in Rome. I have found the job extremely difficult, but it was expected after my apprenticeship with the great sculptor, Benvenuto Cellini. He was not the most famous but was equally deserving as such great sculptors as Michel Agnolo Buonarroti. This is why I write to you today. Cellini produced one of the most beautiful works of this time in his

  • Compare And Contrast Benvenuto Cellini And Bunaccorso Pitti

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    Benvenuto Cellini and Bunaccorso Pitti both had the opportunity to live during perhaps the greatest most innovative era in history. Both of these men emanated from the most prosperous and well-known city of the renaissance period. Despite being from the same area, both of these men come exceptionally distinct backgrounds, but still somehow mange to display some of the same characteristics of what men of the renaissance era possessed. By exploring a few of these features: such as, their ability to

  • Benvenuto Cellini

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    Benvenuto Cellini Born: 1 November 1500, Florence Died: 14 February 1571, Florence BENVENUTO CELLINI was one of the most larger-than-life figures of the Italian Renaissance. A celebrated sculptor, goldsmith, author and soldier, but also a hooligan and even a killer. The son of a musician and builder of musical instruments, Cellini's first major brush with the law came as an early teenager. He was banished from his native Florence for his alleged role in a fight. As

  • Volpone

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    Volpone Volpone was first brought out at the Globe Theatre in 1605 and printed in quarto in 1607, after having been acted with great applause at both Universities, and was republished by Jonson in 1616 without alterations or additions. Volpone is undoubtedly the finest comedy in the English language outside the works of Shakespeare. Daring and forcible in conception, brilliant and faultless in execution, its extraordinary merits have excited the enthusiasm of all critics. The great French historian

  • 16th and 17th Century Child Care and Child Discipline in Europe

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    The children of Europe in the fifteen and sixteen hundreds lived lives that greatly differed from the lives of modern children. Fatality was extremely common among the youth, which caused them to be seen differently in society. Families also consisted of a larger amount of people than they usually do today. To teach kids discipline and morality, some parents and teachers used reasoning to articulate as why to a certain act or behavior is considered disrespectful. On the contrary, other parents used

  • Reaserch Paper

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    During the Renaissance, the art works that impacted me the most were the sculptures, as a result, the piece of art that I picked that was not in chapter 16: “The Renaissance” of the book is “Perseus with the Head of Medusa” by Benvenuto Cellini, 1545. The first reason that I chose this sculpture to represent the Renaissance era, is because it portrays an ancient Greek and Roman mythological story. During this time artist and scholars were studying the ancient Greeks and Romans art, literature and

  • The Society´s View of the Role of Children

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    16th century, Russia was considered “backwards” by most of Western Europe, the same disciplinary principle can be seen in the autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, an Italian metal sculptor. Cellini recounts a visit to an illegitimate son and how, when he was ready to leave, his son clung to him and began to cry profusely. Rather than console his child, Cellini extricated himself and left the boy crying (Document 4). Similarly, in a letter to his son’s governess, King Henry IV of France called for the

  • The Relationship Between HUmanists and the Renaissance Era

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    analyze the humanities. Other relationships between fictional humanism and the visible artistry are apparent. Humanism was confirmed in documents as well as in performs of art by, among others, Alberti, Ghiberti, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Dürer, Benvenuto Cellini and Joachim von Sandrart, the German Apelles. Alberti is particularly essential, as he articulated humanist opinions, establishing the artistry, and conversation of the artistry, on a new, advanced stage, developing the reasons for educational

  • Leonard Da Vinci: The Life Of Leonard Da Vinci

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    Leonard Da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452 in a Tuscan Hamlet near Vinci which today is called Italy. Leonardo was originally born Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci this mean “Leonardo (son) of (Mes)ser Piero from Vinci.” Leonardo was born out of wedlock to a wealthy notary named Piero da Vinci, and a peasant woman Caterina in Vinci. After his mother left his father, Leonardo spent the first five years of his life with his mother in the hamlet of Anchiano. In 1457, Leonardo moved to live with his father

  • Perseus With The Head Of Medusa Analysis

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    and Rodin The myth of Medusa and Perseus, the “archetypal sculptors,” defines the dynamic between Camille Claudel and August Rodin (Higonnet 15). Rodin identified with Perseus when one of his favorite sculptors and source of inspiration, Benvenuto Cellini, interpreted of the famous myth in the sculpture, Perseus with the Head of Medusa (1545). Like Medusa, Camille Claudel used her sight to craft daring sculptures that pushed the boundaries of the social propriety expected of a woman. Like Perseus