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Bronze doors of Bonannus of Pisa, Monreale cathedral

The bronze doors of the west entrance of Monreale cathedral were signed and dated (1186) by Bonannus of Pisa who also made two sets of doors for Pisa Cathedral. Twenty Old Testament scenes occupy the five lower rows and twenty New Testament scenes the upper five rows. Bibliography: White, John (1988). “The Bronze Doors of Bonanus and the Development of Dramatic Narrative,” Art History 11: 158-94 and plates.