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1 Lorenzo Ghiberti Renaissance artist By Rebecca Mc Inerney

2 Lorenzo Ghiberti This is one of his works of art. Lorenzos father was Bartoluccio Ghiberti, a trained artist and goldsmith, who trained his son in the gold trade. Lorenzo Ghiberti was an Italian designer, sculptor, goldsmith, architect and writer. Ghiberti was born in Florence in1378 and died at the age of seventy seven in The Gates of Hell of Augusta Rodin were inspired by the "Gates of Paradise.

3 This is another work of art by Lorenzo Ghilberti He first came to prominence as winner of the 1401 competition for a set of bronze doors to the Florence Bapistry. The winner of this got to make the first set of bronze doors for the Bapistry of the cathedral in Florence. Brunelleschi was the runner up. The original plan was for the doors to depict scenes from the Old Testament, and the trial piece was the sacrifice of Isaac. However, the plan was changed to depict scenes from the New Testament instead.

4 These are both works of art by Lorenzo Ghilberti This is a sculpture by Lorenzo This is a self portrait of Lorenzo.

5 Gates of Paradise Ghiberti's winning piece for the 1401 competition, was The Gates of Paradise with the scene still framed by a medieval motif.

6 The Neopolitan Baldassare Cossa The only tomb in the Baptistery is that of the Neapolitan Baldassare Cossa alongside no less than two rival Popes The tomb, organized and paid for by the Medicis to say "thank you", was sculpted by Donatello.

7 Lorenzos art Lorenzos art is on display at the Bapistry in Florence in Italy. This is were Ghilberti depict the scenes from the New Testement.


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