photo 10 of 59
San Zeno Maggiore: Bronze Doors: Left Door Detail

Bronze Doors: Left Door Detail

Detail of the left bronze door, depicting scenes from the New Testament, created by a German artist in the late 11th or early 12th century. Some of the first castings in bronze made since Roman times, San Zeno's magnificent bronze doors are decorated with 48 panels illustrating biblical stories and the lives of St. Michael and St. Zeno. Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Verona, Italy.