Leone Battista Alberti
Leone Battista Alberti
    Leone Battista Alberti
     Catholic_Encyclopedia Leone Battista Alberti
    Born 18 February, 1404; died April, 1472, a Florentine ecclesiastic and artist of the fifteenth century. He embraced the ecclesiastical state and became a canon of the Metropolitan Church of Florence, in 1447, and Abbot of San Sovino, or Sant' Eremita, of Pisa. Although Alberti was a scholar, painter, sculptor, and architect, it is by his works of architecture that he is best known. Among them are the completion of the Pitti Palace at Florence, the chapel of the Rucellai in the church of St. Pancras, the facade of the church of Santa Maria Novella, the choir of the church of the Nunziata, and the churches of St. Sebastian and St. Andrew, at Mantua. His greatest work is generally conceded to be the church of St. Francis at Rimini. His writings on art are his best, and his reputation rests largely on his "De Re Ædificitoriâ", vol. X, a work on architecture, which was only published after his death. It was brought out in 1485, and the latest edition of it was a folio one at Bologna, in 1782. See ITALY, RENAISSANCE.
    Russell Sturgis, Dict. of Arch. and Building, I, 3-7; Roscoe, Lorenzo de Medici; Vasari, Life.
    J.J. A' BECKET

The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. — New York: Robert Appleton Company. . 1910.


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