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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.
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(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
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