detail of Alberti's design for the facade of Santa Maria Novella, Firenze. Florence

detail of Alberti's design for the facade of Santa Maria Novella, Firenze. Florence

Leon Battista Alberti. Interior, S. Andrea. Mantua begun 1472 #architecture #alberti

Leon Battista Alberti. Interior, S. Andrea. Mantua begun 1472 #architecture #alberti

#19 - proportion Alberti states it is only natural for us to borrow rules of proportion from music-the octave, the fifth, and the fourth. Alberti most certainly borrowed rule of symmetry and proportion in his buildings. santa maria novella - Alberti

#19 - proportion Alberti states it is only natural for us to borrow rules of proportion from music-the octave, the fifth, and the fourth. Alberti most certainly borrowed rule of symmetry and proportion in his buildings. santa maria novella - Alberti

TOSCANAFirenze Santa Maria Novella #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

TOSCANAFirenze Santa Maria Novella #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

Leon Battista Alberti, Facciata della chiesa di Santa Maria Novella, Firenze 1439-42

Leon Battista Alberti, Facciata della chiesa di Santa Maria Novella, Firenze 1439-42

Sant' Andrea / Leon Battista Alberti // by Prof. A. Caruso

Sant' Andrea / Leon Battista Alberti // by Prof. A. Caruso

The first palace design displaying the superimposition of the Architectural Orders: Palazzo Rucellai, Florence, Italy; designed by Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472), built under the direction of Bernardo Rossellino between 1446-1451.

The first palace design displaying the superimposition of the Architectural Orders: Palazzo Rucellai, Florence, Italy; designed by Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472), built under the direction of Bernardo Rossellino between 1446-1451.

Leon Battista Alberti (1404 – 1472) was an 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's extensive explorations in the fine arts.

Leon Battista Alberti (1404 – 1472) was an 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's extensive explorations in the fine arts.

Basilica di Sant'Andrea, Mantova, province of Mantua Lombardy region Italy

Basilica di Sant'Andrea, Mantova, province of Mantua Lombardy region Italy

Basilica di Sant' Andrea in Mantova, Vault - Alberti

Basilica di Sant' Andrea in Mantova, Vault - Alberti

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