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Books Books 1 - 10 of 16 on Dramatic Idyls, vol. xv. p. 144). A mythical king, fabled to have had three bodies....
" Dramatic Idyls, vol. xv. p. 144). A mythical king, fabled to have had three bodies and three heads. GHIBERTI, LORENZO (Old Pictures in Florence : Dramatic Lyrics, vol. vi. p. 86) (1378-1455). The sculptor who executed the bronze gates of the Baptistery... "
Familiar Letters from Europe - Page 169
by Cornelius Conway Felton - 1866 - 392 pages
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The Ladies' pocket magazine

1836
...St. Mary of the Flower, or joining the crowd of devotees at the beautiful gates of St. John's Church, which Michael Angelo said were worthy to be the gates of Paradise. The dreadful scene which she had witnessed in the prison seemed to her to be the presage of some fatal...
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A Yorkshireman's trip to Rome in 1866

William Smith (F.S.A.S.) - 1868
...octagonal shape. Before entering we spent a considerable time examining the celebrated bronze doors, which Michael Angelo said were " worthy to be the gates of Paradise." Within, the roof is supported on columns of granite and porphyry, and the mosaic floor is very curious....
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 28

Bible - 1871
...dissatisfied with it. Ghiberti spent forty years on the two gates of the Baptistery at Florence — the same which Michael Angelo said were worthy to be the gates of Paradise. The artist executed numerous other works while he was engaged on these two gates ; but from his labor...
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Times Before the Reformation: With an Account of Fra Girolamo Savonarola ...

William Dinwiddie - 1879 - 381 pages
...policy." It was during this period that Ghiberti designed those gates of the Baptistry of St. John which Michael Angelo said were "worthy to be the gates of paradise ;" that Brunelleschi crowned the great cathedral with its famous dome ; that Donatelli and Robbia sculptured...
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Our Young Folks Abroad: The Adventures of Four American Boys and Girls in a ...

James Dabney McCabe - Europe - 1881 - 344 pages
...Florentines. It is now used, as its name indicates, for baptisms. Here they saw the famous bronze doors which Michael Angelo said were worthy to be the gates of Paradise. They were familiar with them from having seen the plaster cast in the Corcoran Art Gallery at Washington,...
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A Trip Abroad: Sketches of Men and Manners, People and Places, in Europe

John E. Ray - Europe - 1882 - 247 pages
...way as to remind one quite forcibly of sleigh bells. This is the building which has the bronze doors which Michael Angelo said were worthy to be the gates of Paradise. Two of them required the labors of Ghiberti forty years ! " They represent Scripture scenes, and swing...
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The Light of Life

James Locke Batchelder - Christianity - 1884 - 380 pages
...disappointed with it. Ghiberti spent forty years on the two gates of the Baptistery at Florence — the same which Michael Angelo said were worthy to be the gates of Paradise. — Park. — Bib. Sac., July, 187I. His voice, his looks, his gestures, and his whole deportment should...
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The Congregationalist, Volume 9

Congregationalism - 1880
...also that you may visit the South Kensington Museum and see casts of the gates which he designed and which Michael Angelo said were worthy to be the gates of Paradise. I have said enough now to take the leap in art history which I must take to the time of Raphael. I must...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Browning: Asolando. Biographical and historical ...

Robert Browning, Edward Berdoe - 1894
...vol. vi. p. 86) (1378-1455). The sculptor who executed the bronze gates of the Baptistery at Florence, which Michael Angelo said were worthy to be the gates of Paradise. GHIRLANDAJO, DOMENICO ('Dom Kgordi') (O/d Pictures in Florence: Dramatic Lyrics, vol. vi. p. 86). Florentine...
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Robert Browning's Poetical Works: Asolando. Biographical and historical ...

Robert Browning, Edward Berdoe - 1894
...vol. vi. p. 86) (1378-1455). The sculptor who executed the bronze gates of the Baptistery at Florence, which Michael Angelo said were worthy to be the gates of Paradise. GHIRLANDAJO, DOMENICO (' Dom Bigordi') (Old Pictures in Florence: Dramatic Lyrics, vol. vi. p. 86)....
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