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Leon Battista Alberti

Born: 14-Feb-1404
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: 25-Apr-1472
Location of death: Rome, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Basilica di Santa Croce, Florence, Italy

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Architect, Scholar

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Ten Books on Architecture

Father: Lorenzo Alberti
Mother: (a Bolognese woman)
Mother: (a Florentine woman, stepmother, m. Lorenzo in 1408)
Brother: Carlo

Is the subject of books:
Leon Battista Alberti: Universal Man of the Early Renaissance, 1969, BY: Joan Kelly-Gadol
Leon Battista Alberti, 1977, BY: Franco Borsi

Author of books:
De Pictura Praestantissima (1435)
Della Pittura (1436, "On Painting")
De Re Aedificatoria (1452, architecture, "Ten Books on Architecture")
De Iciarchia (1468)



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