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GHIBERTI, Lorenzo (<i>died</i> 1455), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GHIBERTI, Lorenzo (died 1455), Painter, sculptor

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Italian, 14th – 15th century, male.

Born 1378–1380, in Florence; died 1 December 1455, in Florence.

Painter, sculptor.

Florentine School.

Lorenzo Ghiberti’s early training was as a goldsmith and a painter in the workshop of Bartolo di Michele (Bartoluccio), who was – according to differing accounts – either the boy’s father or stepfather. In 1400 he was in Pesaro working as a painter, although the

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