GHIBERTI, Lorenzo
(b. 1378, Firenze, d. 1455, Firenze)

Door of a Ciborium (detail)

1450-51
Cast and chiseled bronze
Ospedale di Santa Maria Nuova, Florence

An Eastern influence may be recognized in the style of the head gear worn by God the Father, traceable to the 1439 Council of Florence at which eminent Byzantine figures were present.