(active late 12th century)

Bronze doors (detail)

before 1186
Cathedral, Monreale

We know the names of many of the medieval master bronze-founders. The celebrated Bonanno da Pisa was the founder of the bronze doors of the Duomo at Pisa and those of the main entrance of Monreale cathedral. There is still the problem of how the tasks were distributed between sculptor and founder, unless they were one and the same person.

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