The story of Benvenuto Cellinin (1500 - 1571), a soldier and one of the most important craftsmen and artists of Renaissance Italy whose life was marked by many achievements and adventures, but also crimes.

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Porzia / Sulpizia
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Rosso Fiorentino
Florence Pernel ...
Catherine
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Marne Maitland ...
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Faustina
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Catherine De Medici's grandmother
Jean-Paul Muel ...
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Ennio Fantastichini ...
Cosimo De Medici
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The story of Benvenuto Cellinin (1500 - 1571), a soldier and one of the most important craftsmen and artists of Renaissance Italy whose life was marked by many achievements and adventures, but also crimes.

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The best reconstruction of Renaissance
27 April 2001 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews



A Wonderful series about a great artist -sculptor, painter, musician, soldier - in sum a men of Renaissance.

Very accurate in costumes and historical events - sack of Rome by the imperial army and the construction of the artistic masterpiece Perseus.

Probably the best reconstruction of Renaissance ever made!


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