Friday, July 23, 2004

Ghiberti, Lorenzo

Important early Italian Renaissance sculptor, whose doors (�Gates of Paradise�; 1425 - 52) for the Baptistery of the cathedral of Florence are considered one of the greatest masterpieces of Italian art in the Quattrocento. Other works include three bronze statues for Or San Michele (1416 - 25) and the reliefs for Siena cathedral (1417 - 27). Ghiberti also wrote three


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