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Palazzo Rucellai; Rucellai Palace
Palazzo Rucellai; Rucellai Palace
Other Title(s)Palazzo Rucellai; Rucellai Palace
TitlePalazzo Rucellai; Rucellai Palace
Record Typecopy image
Type of WorkArchitecture; Renaissance Architecture; Palace
Techniquearchitecture
Creator (Artist/Architect)Alberti, Leon Battista (1404-1472)
Rossellino, Bernardo (1409-1464)
Dateca. 1452-1470
LocationItaly; Florence; Via della Vigna Nuova
StyleRenaissance; Early Renaissance
Period15th C
CultureItalian
Description/NotesAlberti was an ardent student of classical architecture. He created the illusion that the Palazzo Rucellai becomes lighter toward its top by adapting the Roman manner of using different capitals for each story. Commissioned by Giovanni Rucellai (1403-1481)
Rights - Deposited ImageCharles K. Growdon and Marcia Cohn Growdon
ViewRaking view looking east along the Via della Vigna Nuova
UNR Accession #06-MCG-0011-IT

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