Gates of Paradise - Lorenzo Ghiberti - Florence Baptistery. Our tips for 25 places to visit in Italy: http://www.europealacarte.co.uk/blog/2012/01/12/what-to-do-in-italy/
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Lorenzo Ghiberti 'Sacrifice of Isaac' panel from the Baptistry doors - Battistero di San Giovanni - Florence, Italy - period of creation 1401-1422
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Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise. He beat out Brunelleschi for the design of the Florence baptistery doors.
Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378, Firenze - 1455, Firenze), “Autoritratto” / “Self-Portrait”, 1425-52, Bronzo dorato / Gilded bronze, Battistero / Baptistry, Firenze
Lorenzo Ghiberti, Creation of Adam and Eve 1425/ 1452 Gilded bronze, 79 x 79 cm Baptistry, Florence
If Piero is insufficient, we seek further order and purity of geometry at the hand of Ghilberti - and a visit to the Baptistery.
Gates of Paradise by Ghiberti, Florence Baptistry | chapter 53
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The Baptistery of St. John boasts the famous bronze doors by Ghiberti that Michelangelo dubbed “The Gates of Paradise”...Florence, Italy
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