The Treatises of Benvenuto Cellini on Goldsmithing and Sculpture

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Author(s): Benvenuto Cellini&Ashbee, C.R.
Genre(s): Jewelry, Silver, Art history
Publication: 1898
Pages: 165
Publisher: Dover
ISBN: ISBN 0486215687
Language: English
Styletag(s): Renaissance

In The treatises of Benvenuto Cellini on goldsmithing and sculpture, Cellini describes some traditional goldsmithing techniques as practiced during the renaissance, as well as giving some historic insight in the lives of himself and his contemporaries. Translated into English by C.R. Ashbee in 1898.

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The original manuscript: Due trattati: uno dell' oreficeria, l'altro della scultura by Cellini in Italian

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