The Florentine Palaces of the Renaissance. Leon Battista Alberti. — ArS Artistic Adventure of Mankind

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Filippo Brunelleschi also pioneered the first type of Florentine palaces of the Renaissance, with a lower level area encrusted with large rusticated stone blocks (rustication*) and rustic openings, with upper floors of finer walls and windows adorned by voussoirs applied to the window’s arch, and the whole huge cubic structured topped by a monumental classical […]

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Filippo Brunelleschi: The dome of Santa Maria del Fiore. — ArS Artistic Adventure of Mankind

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In Florence, the influence of this group of artists and scholars with humanistic ideals began to be felt in all social classes, and as architecture is the most readily available art for society, people wished the appearance of something new in monumental art. This explains why in 1420 an artist full of enthusiasm, young and […]

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