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Leon Battista Alberti: Master Builder of the Italian Renaissance
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harvard Univ Pr
Publication date April 15, 2002
Pages 432
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780674008687
ISBN-10 0674008685
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 9 in.
Weight 1.40 lbs.
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Original list price $27.00
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Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472) was one of the most exciting figures of the Italian Renaissance. He wrote the first modern treatise on painting, the first modern manual of classical architecture, and a powerful set of "dialogues" about the princely families of Florence. But Alberti also made his own spectacular advances in the art of painting and in engineering, and was responsible for some of the most exciting architectural designs in Italy.

In this volume, one of our most distinguished Renaissance scholars offers the superlative biography and cultural history that Alberti has long deserved. It is a compelling portrait of a mysterious and original intellectual.



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Hardcover
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With Leon Battista Alberti | from Hill & Wang Pub (September 1, 2000)
9780809097524 | details & prices | 417 pages | 6.50 × 9.00 × 1.50 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $35.00
About: Focusing on one of the great Italian masters of the Renaissance, this fascinating portrait of the great builder shows how Alberti changed the landscape of Florence.
Paperback
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from Harvard Univ Pr (April 15, 2002)
9780674008687 | details & prices | 432 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $27.00
About: Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472) was one of the most exciting figures of the Italian Renaissance.

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