Art: Gates of Paradise, Gates of Hell





Gates of Paradise by Lorenzo Ghiberti 1401





Gates of Hell by French artist Auguste Rodin 1900
inspired by the first section of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy "The Inferno"


The famous sculpture The Thinker (a.k.a. The Poet) became a work of art of its own, originally depicted above the doors of the Gates of Hell




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