Italian goldsmith and sculptor who was simply perhaps one of the most essential artists of Mannerism. He sculpted Perseus with the top of Medusa. He resided in Siena for half a year where he proved helpful for the goldsmith called Fracastoro. He was accused of sodomy with men and women, illustrating his bisexual tendencies. He wedded the servant Piera Parigi in 1562 plus they acquired five kids. He attemptedto surpass Michelangelo Buonarroti’s David along with his statue of Perseus with the top of Medusa.