Renaissance

Lorenzo Ghiberti
(Italian, 1378-1455)

Abraham panel, 1425-52
Plaster cast from original gilt bronze door panel
East Door ("Gates of Paradise")
Baptistery of San Giovanni, Florence
35 ½ x 35 ½ x 5 inches (90.8 x 90.8 x 12.7 cm) Lent by Yale University

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Benedetto da Maiano (Italian, 1442-1497)
Madonna and Child
c. 1495
Plaster cast from original marble shrine of San Bartolo, Church of Saint Augustine, San Gimignano
46 x 46 x 5 1/2 inches (116.8 x 116.8 x 14 cm)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009

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Andrea della Robbia (Italian, 1435-1525 or 1528)
Annunciation (detail of Virgin Mary)
1493
Plaster cast from original glazed terracotta in the Ospedale degli Innocenti, Florence
43 1/2 x 46 x 10 inches (110.5 x 116.8 x 25.4 cm)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009

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Andrea della Robbia (Italian, 1435-1525 or 1528)
Annunciation (detail of Archangel Gabriel)
1493
Plaster cast from original glazed terracotta in the Ospedale degli Innocenti, Florence
42 x 43 x 10 inches (106.7 x 109.2 x 25.4 cm)
Gift of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009

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The Plaster Cast Collection