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Photograph is of one of the doors to the Florence Baptistery (Battistero di San Giovanni) a religious building in Florence, Tuscany, Italy.

The Baptistery is known for its three sets of bronze doors. The south doors were done by Andrea Pisano and the north and east doors by Lorenzo Ghiberti. The east pair of doors was dubbed by Michelangelo “the Gates of Paradise”.

The Baptistery is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982.

SOLD – greeting card. Thank you very much to the buyer that purchased this card!

  1. Fountains, Wrought Iron & Gates etc 9/18/2010

Camera: Kodak DC280 Zoom

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Comments

  • Denis Molodkin
    Denis Molodkinalmost 4 years ago

    Excellent capture, great details!

  • Denis thank you very much for hte wonderful comments. I enjoyed your photos on Italy. Lucinda

    – Lucinda Walter

  • nadinecreates
    nadinecreatesalmost 4 years ago

    beautiful, I also took those magnificent doors!

  • Nadine thank you very much.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Shubd
    Shubdalmost 4 years ago

    Such an ornate door ! One just can’t find this kind of artistry and creativity in modern ones.

  • Thanks Shubd. This is truely one of a kind door and will not be found in modern ones. Thanks also for the favorite.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGalmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations! Your photo has been featured in “Fountains, Wrought Iron & Gates etc.”

    This photo was chosen because it was of a very high quality and it captured exactly the sort of work we are looking for in this group.

    Please keep up the great work and we hope you continue to add more of your excellent photographs to this group.

  • Graham thank you very much for the feature in this amazing group of very talented artists! I’m honored!

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Bernadette Watts
    Bernadette Wattsalmost 4 years ago

    What an amazing door, Lucinda.

  • Thank you very much Bernadette.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Jane Neill-Hancock
    Jane Neill-Han...over 1 year ago

    Bronze? wow – they look like gold. GORGEOUS. thanks for taking this photo and adding it to our group. I love this.

    31-Jan-2013

  • Jane, thank you very much for the feature. I’m honored!

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Jane Neill-Hancock
    Jane Neill-Han...over 1 year ago

    2-Feb-2013
    Elaborate Designed Doors Challenge

  • Jane, thanks much for the wonderful news!

    – Lucinda Walter

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