Cast from the Bronze Gates of the Baptistery at Florence, by Lorenzo Ghiberti, 1381-1455, (sculpture)
Ghiberti (copy after)
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 121
This magnificent work of the Italian Renaissance was begun by Ghiberti immediately after his completion of the Eastern doors of the Baptistery, which had occupied him 21 years, and which were finished in 1424. . . ." [P. 16; excerpted from a detailed description of the Baptistery doors, entirely devoted to the Old Testament Biblical iconography. Exhibited under heading: "The Jarves Collection."]
Fourth Annual Exhibition of the Yale School of the Fine Arts, founded as a Department of Yale College, by the late Augustus Russell Street. The galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Season Tickets, $1.00. Single Admission, 25 cents. Catalogues, 25 cents. New Haven: Printed by Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor. 1873.