Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
FlorenceBattistero di San Giovanni East Door (Ghiberti, Porta del Paradiso)Panel 1: Creation and Fall
GODS & MYTHS
Bacchus
Census of Antique Art known to the Renaissance Known prototypes SarcophagiLondon, British MuseumSections → Dance of maenad and satyr
Adonis
Census of Antique Art known in the RenaissanceKnown prototypesRome, Palazzo Rospigliosi (Robert III, 1, 15)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Adam and Eve Creation of AdamGod giving Adam life
Genesis Adam and Eve Creation of Eve
Genesis The Fall and Expulsion The Serpent seduces Adam and Eve (Gen. 3:1-6)Serpent with head of a woman
Genesis The Fall and Expulsion Expulsion from EdenWith an angel but no gate
Further details
Panel from the Gates of Paradise
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ghiberti, Lorenzo (c1381-1455)
DATE
1425 - 1452
LOCATION
Florence, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Photo Alinari
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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