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Detail from Bronze Gate - Item #20

$ 95.00

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6 Inches High x 6 Inches Wide

From the North Door of the Baptistery, Florence. The door is made of gilded bronze and contains twenty-eight reliefs arranged in 7 rows. The first 20 reliefs depict the life of Christ and the lower 8 panels contain the Evangelists and Fathers of the Church. At each intersection there is a head representing a male or female prophet. This is one such figure. 1404-1424.

 

Artist: Lorenzo Ghiberti

Origin: The Baptistery, Florence

Time Period: Renaissance

1911 Catalog ID # - 9632