CELLINI, Benvenuto
(b. 1500, Firenze, d. 1571, Firenze)

Base of the statue of Perseus: Minerva

Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence

Out of the sides of the pedestal of Perseus are hollowed four niches in which stand bronze statuettes of Mercury, Danaë, Jupiter and Minerva.

The picture shows the statuette of Minerva.