The Angels before Abraham & Sacrifice of Isaac by Ghiberti

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Mark Cartwright
by Ricardo André Frantz
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 angels appearing before Abraham and the sacrifice of Isaac. The artist Michelangelo gave the doors the nickname the 'Gates of Paradise' such was the craftsmanship evident in their production.

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Frantz, R. A. (2020, September 17). The Angels before Abraham & Sacrifice of Isaac by Ghiberti. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12768/the-angels-before-abraham--sacrifice-of-isaac-by-g/

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Frantz, Ricardo André. "The Angels before Abraham & Sacrifice of Isaac by Ghiberti." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 17, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12768/the-angels-before-abraham--sacrifice-of-isaac-by-g/.

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Frantz, Ricardo André. "The Angels before Abraham & Sacrifice of Isaac by Ghiberti." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Sep 2020. Web. 21 Sep 2021.