Lorenzo Ghiberti, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Lorenzo Ghiberti

Italian Early Renaissance artist

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1378

Place of Birth: Florence, Tuscany

Date of Death: 01-Dec-1455

Profession: architect, painter, sculptor

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Lorenzo Ghiberti

  • Lorenzo Ghiberti (UK: , US: , Italian: [lo'r?ntso gi'b?rti]; 1378 – 1 December 1455), born Lorenzo di Bartolo, was a Florentine Italian artist of the Early Renaissance best known as the creator of the bronze doors of the Florence Baptistery, called by Michelangelo the Gates of Paradise.
  • Trained as a goldsmith and sculptor, he established an important workshop for sculpture in metal.
  • His book of Commentarii contains important writing on art, as well as what may be the earliest surviving autobiography by any artist.

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