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Al·ber·ti(äl-bâr′tē), Leon Battista 1404-1472.
Italian writer and artist whose influential treatises on painting, architecture, and sculpture introduced classical ideas into Renaissance art.
(Biography) Leon Battista (leˈɔn batˈtista). 1404–72, Italian Renaissance architect, painter, writer, and musician; among his architectural designs are the façades of Sta. Maria Novella at Florence and S. Francesco at Rimini