Filippo Brunelleschi and Lorenzo Ghiberti, Sacrifice of Isaac


 

Filippo Brunelleschi and Lorenzo Ghiberti, Sacrifice of Isaac (competition panels for the doors of the Florence Baptistery), 1401–02, bronze, gilding, each 53.3 x 43.2 cm, commissioned by the Arte del Calimala, the wool merchants guild (Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence)


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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Filippo Brunelleschi and Lorenzo Ghiberti, Sacrifice of Isaac," in Smarthistory, May 5, 2021, accessed May 11, 2021, https://smarthistory.org/filippo-brunelleschi-and-lorenzo-ghiberti-sacrifice-of-isaac/.