Lorenzo Ghiberti's The Second Commentary

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The narrative of art that Lorenzo Ghiberti tells in “The Second Commentary” is how the Christian faith was victorious in the time of Emperor Constaine and Pope Sylvester (152). But the decline, began when everyone was ordered to make any statue and or picture in the color white (153). This, in Ghiberti’s opinion ended the art and teachings of sculpture and art. But, the rise of art and sculpture began when Greeks began to create paintings and sculptures over six hundred before the great era of Christianity (153). It is when Cimabue, one of the greatest painters from Florence took a young boy under his wing by the name of Gitto. Gitto brought naturalism to art, Giovanni, who sculpted the pulpit of Pisa (154), and lastly Gusmin, a sculpture who

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