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Andrea Pisano (1295-1348) , also known as Andrea da Pontedera, was an Italian sculptor and architect. Of the three world-famed bronze doors of the Baptistery in Florence, the earliest one that on the south side was Pisano's work he started it in 1330, finishing in 1336. It consists of a number of small quatrefoil panels the lower eight containing single figures of the Virtues, and the rest scenes from the life of John the Baptist.   more from wikipedia »