Ghiberti's 'Gates of Paradise', Florence

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Mark Cartwright
by Maksim
published on 17 September 2020
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The east doors of Florence’s Baptistery of San Giovanni. Made from 1425 CE by Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378-1455 CE). Gilded bronze scenes from the Bible. The artist Michelangelo gave them the nickname the 'Gates of Paradise' such was the craftsmanship evident in their production.

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Maksim, . (2020, September 17). Ghiberti's 'Gates of Paradise', Florence. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12766/ghibertis-gates-of-paradise-florence/

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Maksim, . "Ghiberti's 'Gates of Paradise', Florence." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 17, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12766/ghibertis-gates-of-paradise-florence/.

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Maksim, . "Ghiberti's 'Gates of Paradise', Florence." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Sep 2020. Web. 25 Sep 2021.