Lorenzo Ghiberti

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Place: Florence

Born: 1378

Death: 1455

Nationality: Italy

Biography:

Lorenzo Ghiberti (Italian pronunciation: [loˈrɛntso giˈbɛrti]) (1378 – 1 December 1455), born Lorenzo di Bartolo, was an Italian artist of the early Renaissance best known as the creator of the bronze doors of the Baptistry of Florence Cathedral, named by Michelangelo the "Gates of Paradise". Ghiberti was born in Pelago (Florence). His father was B...