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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
Creator (Artist/Architect)Alberti, Leon Battista (1404-1472)
Rossellino, Bernardo (1409-1464)
Date1446-1451
LocationItaly; Florence; Via della Vigna Nuova
StyleRenaissance; Early Renaissance
Period15th c
CultureItalian
Description/NotesCommissioned by Giovanni Rucellai (1403-1481)" a wealthy Florentine banker and respected intellectual. Three story, five bay facade. Facade, which was extended at a later date to seven bays, unites several earlier buildings." Faces a small triangular piazza; to the left is the Loggia Rucellai, also designed by Alberti and built by Rossellino.
Rights - Deposited ImageCharles K. Growdon and Marcia Cohn Growdon
ViewFacade (left side) from across small piazza
UNR Accession #06-MCG-0014-IT

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