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the Florence Baptistery: Gates of Paradise: Lorenzo Ghiberti

Gates of Paradise: Lorenzo Ghiberti

Self portrait of the artist, Lorenzo Ghiberti, on the "Gates of Paradise," gilded bronze, 1425-52. The door shown here is a replica; the original is now protected in the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo. East door of the Florence Baptistery (Battistero di San Giovanni), Florence, Italy.