Alberti, Leon Battista degli
Italian, 15th century, male.
Born 14 February 1404, in Genoa, illegitimate son of a noble Florentine banking family (in exile at the time of his birth); died 1472.
Architect, theorist, painter, sculptor.
Leon Battista Alberti was a leading scholar and architect of the fifteenth century. After receiving his doctorate in canon and civil law from Bologna University in ...