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Leon Battista Alberti

master builder of the Italian Renaissance

by Anthony Grafton

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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472,
    • Architects -- Italy -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementAnthony Grafton.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsAlberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA1123.A5 G73 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 417 p. :
      Number of Pages417
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6783895M
      ISBN 100809097524
      LC Control Number00035068

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Its importance for the subsequent history of architecture is incalculable, yet this is the first English translation based on the original, exceptionally eloquent Latin text on which Alberti's reputation as a theorist is founded.

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Italian author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher, cryptographer and general Renaissance humanist polymath. Although he is often characterized as an "architect" exclusively, as James Beck has observed "to single out one of Leon Battista's 'fields' over others as somehow functionally independent and self-sufficient is of no help at all to any effort to characterize Alberti.

Leon Battista Alberti () was an Italian writer, humanist, and architect. Through his theoretical writings on painting, sculpture, and architecture, he raised them from the level of the mechanical arts to that of the liberal arts.

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Life. Leon Battista Alberti was born in in Genoa to a wealthy Florentine father who had been exiled from his own city, but who was allowed to return in Alberti, whose mother is unknown, and who was probably illegitimate, was sent to boarding school in Padua, then studied Law at Bologna.

He lived for a time in Florence, then travelled to Rome inwhere he took holy orders and. Leon Battista Alberti. Works: Tempio Malatestiano, Palazzo Rucellai, Santa Maria Novella Leon Battista Alberti (February 18, – April 20, ) was an Italian author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher, and cryptographer, and general Renaissance humanist polymath: though he is often characterized as "architect" James Beck observes, "to single out one of Leon Battista.

Leon Battista Alberti was born an illegitimate, but nonetheless recognized, son of one of the most high-ranking and wealthiest Florentine families. He received a comprehensive education, and obtained his doctorate in law at the age of just 24 in Bologna, which at the time was one of the most famous universities in Italy.

The book was translated into English by Leoni and first published in –9 as The Architecture of L. Alberti, with subsequent editions of and –5: a new edition, edited by Joseph Rykwert, was published in Alberti prepared plans (from ) for the transformation of the medieval church of San Francesco in Rimini into a.

De Pictura from Leon Battista Alberti. Leon Battista Alberti was an Italian author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher, cryptographer and general Renaissance humanist polymath ().Author: Leon Battista Alberti. Leon Battista Alberti was one of the most important humanist scholars of the Italian Renaissance.

Active in mid-fifteenth-century Florence, he was an architect, theorist, and author of texts on perspective and painting. Leon Battista Alberti: On Painting is a cardinal work that revolutionized Western memoriesbythesmile.com by: 4. Leon Battista Alberti Homework Help Questions.

What are Alberti's ideas about the three divisions of painting. In his treatise on painting, titled Della Pittura ("On Painting"), Alberti proposes.

Like Mancini's detailed, informative biography, Gadol's rich study, Leon Battista Alberti: Universal Man of the Early Renaissance, remains a standard work, one inspired by the belief that Alberti's diverse achievements formed a coherent response to the world he knew.

So does the erudite book in which the French scholar Paul-Henri Michel tried."De Pictura" from Leon Battista Alberti. Leon Battista Alberti was an Italian author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher, cryptographer and general Renaissance humanist polymath ().Leon Battista Alberti 4 "We painters," said Alberti in On Painting, but as a painter, or sculptor, Alberti was a dilettante."In painting Alberti achieved nothing of any great importance or beauty," wrote Vasari.

"The very few paintings of his that are extant are.