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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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Richard Krautheimer (with Trude Krautheimer-Hess), Lorenzo Ghiberti (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1956), 191.
Y asi vemos que Uccello no sigue, por ejemplo, la perspectiva artificialis, es decir, el metodo perspectivico coherente pero artificial inventado por Brunelleschi; sino que profundizara, por el contrario, en la perspectiva naturalis, es decir, en la optica investigada ya sutilmente en el Medioevo (Alhazen, Bacon, Vitellone) (16), sobre la cual, por su rivalidad con Brunelleschi, preferia basarse tambien en la teoria de Ghiberti, maestro de Paolo.
Ghiberti beat Brunelleschi in the short-run, but in the long-run Ghiberti had his Gates of Paradise and Brunelleschi had his Duomo.
Noting the inspiration of the Renaissance following the Dark Ages, Danko cited patrons such as the Medici family of Florence, Italy, who funded innovations in art, science and technology from Lorenzo Ghiberti, Filippo Brunelleschi, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarrati.
Dedicated in 1550 to Grand Duke Cosimo I de' Medici, Vasari's Lives includes mesmerizing accounts of Botticelli, Brunelleschi, Leonardo da Vinci, Donatello, Ghiberti, Michelangelo, and Raphael--among many, many others.
Their initial design was prompted by the doors of the Baptistry in the Florence Cathedral executed by Lorenzo Ghiberti.
The finalists included Jacopo della Quercia, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Filippo Brunelleschi and Donatello.
Ghiberti (Vatican City: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1974) 246-65.
The Renaissance artist, Lorenzo Ghiberti and architect, Leon Battista Alberti are also buried there.
Gli ecclesiastici ebbero buon gioco a ottenere, nel maggio 1607, una sentenza dal vicario e giudice arcivescovile Pietro Antonio Ghiberti in cui stabiliva che la citta doveva rimborsare al clero secolare e regolare 12.
Saxl, el pintor pudo haberse basado en una pintura de Baldovinetti, El bautismo de Cristo; Gombrich presupone que la puerta de Ghiberti del Duomo de Florencia tambien pudo sugerirle la composicion de El Nacimiento de Venus, e incluso Peter Burke ve esta pintura como un intento de reconstruccion de las obras perdidas del pintor griego Apeles (26).