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It is a wide-ranging offering, embracing rarities such as an ivory-inlaid rosewood centre table made for Francesco della Rovere, Duke of Urbino, c.
Alberti, along with della Francesca, introduced Pacioli to the ecclesiastical hierarchy, including Francesco della Rovere, the newly elected Pope Sixtus IV, and his 28-year-old nephew Giuliano della Rovere, whom he had appointed a cardinal.
The pope trying to oust Lorenzo de' Medici was none other than Francesco della Rovere, uncle to Francesco Maria della Rovere, next in line as the future Duke of Urbino.