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

The Baptism of Christ

c. 1427
Gilt bronze, 79 x 79 cm
Baptistry, Siena

This relief forms one side of the baptismal font of the Baptistry of the Cathedral, located below the Cathedral and consacrated to St John. The other side of the fountain contains Donatello's relief the Feast of Herod.