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

Panel No. 2: Cain and Abel

Gilded bronze, 79 x 79 cm
Baptistery, Florence

Each panel of the Gates of Paradise depicts several episodes of a biblical narrative. This panel depicts the story of Cain and Abel: Adam and Eve before their tent, Abel guarding the herd, the sacrifices of Cain and Abel, Cain killing Abel, God banishing Cain.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.