Definition of Alberti
1. Noun. Italian architect and painter; pioneering theoretician of Renaissance architecture (1404-1472).
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Literary usage of Alberti
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1. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"Alberti, MICHELE, flourished at Florence 2d half of 16th century. Florentine school, pupil of ... Did not belong to the Alberti family of Borgo S. Sepolcro. ..."
2. Universal Biography: Containing a Copious Account, Critical and Historical ...by John Lemprière by John Lemprière (1810)
"Alberti, Andrew, was author of an mired treatise on perspective, ... Alberti, Giovanni, brother of the preceding, was equally eminent in the perspective, ..."
3. The Life of Lorenzo De' Medici, Called the Magnificent by William Roscoe (1803)
"As Alberti advanced in years, he turned his attention to practical knowledge, and the present times are indebted to him for many useful and amusing ..."
4. The Gentleman's Magazine Library: Being a Classified Collection of the Chief by George Laurence Gomme, Frank Alexander Milne (1889)
"... Alberti Magni," an edition of which was early printed in this country by William Mechlin, but without date. Mr. Dibdin seems by this note to have ..."
5. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"Leo Battista Alberti, architect, musician, painter, an excellent writer in both Latin ... Alberti argues in favour of the contemplative existence ; Lorenzo, ..."
6. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"The part he took in this murder sullies the fame of Benedetto Alberti, who in his general ... Their popularity was, of course, soon at an end. Alberti ..."
7. The History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy: From the Earliest Times by Niccolò Machiavelli (1898)
"Observing Benedetto Alberti amongst those who had armed themselves for the preservation of order, he said, " Do you, too, consent, Benedetto, ..."