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#4374: Gates of Paradise (1425-52): Fall of Jericho

Photo 4374: Gates of Paradise (1425-52): Fall of Jericho - Florence Baptistery

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Photo ID
4374
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Title
Gates of Paradise (1425-52): Fall of Jericho
Caption
Joshua and the Fall of Jericho. Detail of 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.
Geotag
43.773188° N, 11.255053° E
Uploaded
January 18, 2010
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
400