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#4373: Gates of Paradise (1425-52)

Photo 4373: Gates of Paradise (1425-52) - Florence Baptistery

Photo Details

Photo ID
4373
Date
2008-05-05
Location
Florence Baptistery
Description
The east doors or "Gates of Paradise" by Lorenzo Ghiberti in gilded bronze, 1425-52. The nickname is attributed to Michelangelo, who greatly admired the work. The door shown here is a replica; the original is now protected in the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo. Florence Baptistery (Battistero di San Giovanni), Florence, Italy.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
3131 x 4800 px
File Size
6.38 MB
ISO
800
Geotag
43.773188° N, 11.255053° E
Date Digitized
May 5, 2008
Date Uploaded
January 18, 2010
Credit
Holly Hayes