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[gee-ber-tee] /giˈbɛr ti/
[law-ren-tsaw] /lɔˈrɛn tsɔ/ (Show IPA),
1378–1455, Florentine sculptor, goldsmith, and painter. Unabridged
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  • He could have hated the Ghiberti doors had such a thing not been impossible.

    Aurora the Magnificent Gertrude Hall
  • At first both Ghiberti and Brunellesco drew three florins a month.

    The Cathedral Builders Leader Scott
  • By these "second gates" are of course meant Ghiberti's second gates: in reality the "third gates" of the Baptistery.

    The Story of Florence Edmund G. Gardner
  • At first he was hampered by his colleague Ghiberti, of whom he skilfully got rid.

  • The subject had already been treated by Brunellesco and Ghiberti in relief.

    Donatello David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
  • If Donatello founded no school, this was far more the case with Ghiberti.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • Many students will always be found to prefer his self-restraint and delicacy to the more florid manner of Ghiberti.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • He loved and studied “the Golden Gates of Ghiberti”—another point of agreement.

    Holman Hunt Mary E. Coleridge
  • In the Via Bufalini, Ghiberti had his workshop; in what was once his house is now the picture gallery of the hospital.

    The Story of Florence Edmund G. Gardner
  • The trial-pieces prepared by Brunelleschi and Ghiberti are now preserved in the Bargello.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
British Dictionary definitions for Ghiberti


/Italian ɡiˈbɛrti/
Lorenzo (loˈrɛntso). 1378–1455, Italian sculptor, painter, and goldsmith of the quattrocento: noted esp for the bronze doors of the baptistry of Florence Cathedral
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