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Ghiberti

Lorenzo . 1378--1455, Italian sculptor, painter, and goldsmith of the quattrocento: noted esp for the bronze doors of the baptistry of Florence Cathedral
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Caption: A woman looks at the "Gates of Paradise," 15th-century bronze doors by Lorenzo Ghiberti.
Ghiberti beat Brunelleschi in the short-run, but in the long-run Ghiberti had his Gates of Paradise and Brunelleschi had his Duomo.
Brunelleschi, being too proud to accept working with someone else, left Florence and went off to Rome, leaving the 21-year-old Ghiberti to design the finished work.
Middle- and high-school students will become familiar with names and images such as Ghiberti, Donatello, Michelangelo, Bernini, Houdon, Rodin, Degas, Duchamp, Picasso, Moore, Oldenburg, Calder, Serra, Bourgeois and many others.
During the Italian Renaissance the bronze doors of the Florentine Baptistery became an iconic piece of art, the result of a legendary competition between Filippo Brunelleschi and Lorenzo Ghiberti, which Ghiberti won.
It comes as no surprise that Ghiberti and his contemporaries (including Brunelleschi and Donatello) all made clay statuary.
Now Monsignor Giuseppe Ghiberti, president of the Turin archdiocese's commission on the shroud, says the Vatican might consider a new round of tests after the display ends.
FOR 27 YEARS LORENZO GHIBERTI WORKED on a pair of doors for the baptistry of Florence's cathedral.
A large screen was erected for supporters without tickets to watch the match in Ghiberti square.
46) Referring to a famous ancient statue known as the Hermaphrodite, Lorenzo Ghiberti commented that "there was the greatest refinement, which the eye would not have discovered, had not the hand sought it out.
In 1846, as a young Royal Academy student, he told his godfather, the naturalist Charles Lyell, that he was 'making some drawings at the Academy from The Gates of San Giovanni at Florence, the work of Lorenzo Ghiberti, which Michel Angelo pronounced "worthy to be the gates of Paradise"'.