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Lorenzo Ghiberti: Detail from the Gates of Paradise, Florence
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Lorenzo Ghiberti

[Italian Early Renaissance Sculptor, ca.1378-1455]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago
Mini-site for the 2007 exhibition The Gates of Paradise: Lorenzo Ghiberti's Renaissance Masterpiece

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2 works by or related to the artist

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

 
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Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteLorenzo Ghiberti in the Art Renewal Center
18 works online

Notable SiteLorenzo Ghiberti in the Artchive  

Notable SiteLorenzo Ghiberti in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

1200 Years of Italian Sculpture (mostly in Italian)  

Aiwaz Panopticon

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project  
St. John the Baptist

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project  
Florence Baptistry

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Lorenzo Ghiberti  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Dictionary of Art Historians  
Biographical entry with emphasis on the subject's contribution to the art historical research

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists
Biography of the artist. Detailed, but Vasari's anecdotes are sometimes inaccurate.

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  


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Brunelleschi and Ghiberti: The Feud That Sparked the Renaissance


 
 
 
 
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Gates of Paradise - Eastern Doors (SolomonandSheba)
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Gates of Paradise - Eastern Doors (Esau and Jacob)
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