Designed by Leon Battista Alberti

Leon Battista Alberti )February 14, 1404 – April 25, 1472) was an Italian humanist author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher and cryptographer; he epitomised the Renaissance Man. (wiki)

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Ferrara The unfinished Renaissance bell tower of the cathedral is attributed to Leon Battista Alberti and was built in 1451-1493.
Florence Facade of Palazzo Rucellai, Facade of Santa Maria Novella Church, Tribune of Santissima Annunziata Church
Mantua and Sabbioneta Saint Andrew's Basilica and Saint Sebastian's Church in Mantua
Pienza Planned by Bernardo Rossellino, Leon Battista Alberti as consultant


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