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Renaissance architectural sketchbooks a selective listing with bibliography by Carole Cable

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English


  • Architecture, Renaissance -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

StatementCarole Cable.
SeriesArchitecture series--bibliography,, A-985
LC ClassificationsZ5941.36 .C32 1983, NA510 .C32 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3258896M
ISBN 100880665351
LC Control Number83178558

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Another key figure in the development of Renaissance architecture in Florence was Leon Battista Alberti (—), an important Humanist theoretician and designer, whose book on architecture De re aedificatoria was the first architectural treatise of the Renaissance. Alberti designed two of Florence’s best known 15th century buildings. That book, Architectural Drawings and Leisure Sketches, was like no other collection I'd seen. Along with the follow-up book, Drawings--Architecture and Leisure, they combined architectural design, illustration, on-the-spot sketching and pure art, all in Bon-Hui's startlingly fresh, engaging style. It was truly a breath of fresh air for me. During the Renaissance, it was common for designers to lend sketchbooks of their drawings to friends and students, and in this way ornament ideas traveled rapidly across Europe. Renaissance drawings appeared not only in sketchbooks, but also in deluxe presentations for patrons, such as the volumes of highly finished designs created by such a. Renaissance architecture, style of architecture, reflecting the rebirth of Classical culture, that originated in Florence in the early 15th century and spread throughout Europe, replacing the medieval Gothic style. There was a revival of ancient Roman forms, including the column and round arch, the tunnel vault, and the basic design element was the order.