(b. 1500, Firenze, d. 1571, Firenze)
Apollo and Hyacinth1540s
Marble, height 191 cm
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence
This composition was made from marble without previous preparatory models. It remained unfinished in Cellini's workshop, and when he died it passed into the hands of Francesco I de' Medici, and thence to the Bargello.