Sculptures in marble
by Benvenuto CELLINI

Although Cellini was unaccustomed to working in marble, he proved that he can handle it superbly well. His marble works recall the smooth delicacy of antique Greek statuary, examples of which were known by Cellini.

Preview Picture Data File Info Comment
Apollo and Hyacinth
1540s
Marble, height 191 cm
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence

692*1300
True Color
84 Kb



Apollo and Hyacinth (detail)
1540s
Marble
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence

936*1300
True Color
106 Kb



Crucifix
1562
Marble, height 185 cm
Monasterio de San Lorenzo, El Escorial

1000*1388
True Color
73 Kb



Crucifix (detail)
1562
Marble
Monasterio de San Lorenzo, El Escorial

1000*1290
True Color
88 Kb



Narcissus
1540s
Marble, height 149 cm
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence

1075*1500
True Color
170 Kb



Ganymede
1540s
Marble, height 106 cm
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence

1061*1500
True Color
141 Kb




Summary of works by Benvenuto Cellini
Perseus | other bronze statues
salt cellar | medals and coins
sculptures in marble
decorated armour | graphics