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L'architecture et Art de Bien Bastir du Siegneur Leon Baptiste Albert, Gentilhomme Florentin, divisée en dix livres

Author:
Leon Battista Alberti (Italian, Genoa 1404–1472 Rome)
Translator:
Jean Martin (French, died 1553)
Editor:
Edited and translated by Denis Sauvage (French, 1520–ca. 1587)
Author:
Verses written by Pierre de Ronsard (French, 1524–1585)
Printer:
Robert Massellin (French)
Publisher:
Jacques Kerver
Dedicatee:
Henri II, King of France (1519–1559)
Dedicatee:
Lorenzo de' Medici (Italian, Florence 1449–1492 Florence)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
1553
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut illustrations
Dimensions:
13 9/16 x 9 3/16 x 1 7/16 in. (34.5 x 23.4 x 3.6 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.112
Not on view
L'architecture et Art de Bien Bastir

De re aedificatoria. French

Inscription: "8.8.__", graphite, front fly leaf recto

Marking: "Caroloma Anghelara Capezzi Co. e Baron del Somaglio", black ink, round stamp, [i] verso
William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941)
Brun, 138; Brunet, I, 131; Cicognara, 374; Fowler, 7, #7; Marcel, [61]-70; Mortimer, 11-12, #12; SKB, 2553
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