De re aedificatoria libri decem. Author: Leon Battista Alberti (Italian, Genoa – Rome). Publisher: Jacob Cammerlander (German, active Strasburg. Leon Battista Alberti wrote De re aedificatoria in the middle of the 15th century. The terminus post quem for the beginning of the writing is traditionally set in . Leon Battista Alberti écrivit le De re aedificatoria au milieu du XVe siècle. Le terminus post quem pour le début de la rédaction est traditionnellement placé en .

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When quoting material from leoh collection, the preferred citation is: Alberti, Leon Battista, De re aedificatoria. Combining scholarly knowledge of ancient sources and models and an innovative architectural technique, Alberti’s treatise on architecture was composed in De re aedificatoria provided the Renaissance with an organized program for architectural design.


By using new mathematical techniques and relationships found in musical harmony, Alberti achieved a balanced proportion which was emulated throughout the Renaissance.

The Chicago manuscript, which originated in Sicilian Italy during the last quarter of the fifteenth century, was probably produced by a large scriptorium, since as many as ten scribes collaborated on it.

Large blue Roman initials were intended to mark the beginning of each section, but after the Introduction and Book I, the initials have not been painted in. This work has been rebound and binding fragments retained.

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