Little survives of the work completed by Benvenuto Cellini (1500-71) during his sojourn at the court of Francis I between 1540 and 1545, with the great exception of the famous salt cellar with confronted gold figures emblematic of Earth and Water (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna).
The King's most elaborate …

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© Royal Collection Trust / HM Queen Elizabeth II
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Satyr, 1545

Bronze
57 × 19 × 10 3/5 in
144.8 × 48.3 × 26.9 cm
Location
London, Edinburgh, Windsor

Little survives of the work completed by Benvenuto Cellini (1500-71) during his sojourn at the …

Medium
Image rights
© Royal Collection Trust / HM Queen Elizabeth II
Collected by a major museum
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
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