The Story of Joseph by Ghiberti

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Sailko
published on 17 September 2020
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A panel from the east doors of Florence’s Baptistery of San Giovanni. Made from 1425 CE by Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378-1455 CE). Gilded bronze. This panel shows the story of Joseph and his brothers. The artist Michelangelo gave the doors the nickname the 'Gates of Paradise' such was the craftsmanship evident in their production.

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Sailko. (2020, September 17). The Story of Joseph by Ghiberti. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12767/the-story-of-joseph-by-ghiberti/

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Sailko. "The Story of Joseph by Ghiberti." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 17, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12767/the-story-of-joseph-by-ghiberti/.

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Sailko. "The Story of Joseph by Ghiberti." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Sep 2020. Web. 21 Jul 2024.

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