A Guide to Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture

Quattrocento Architecture



Alberti. Facade of Santa Maria Novella, Florence.



Index
Sources for Florentine Architecture
Background to Florentine Quattrocento Architecture
Architects: Florence and Tuscany
Venice and the Veneto






Sources for Florentine Quattrocento Architecture

Background to Architecture

The Fifteenth Century and the Renaissance
Historical background and some excellent photographs of Florentine palaces.

Renaissance Architecture in Florence
Brief overview of palace architecture and its influence on the design of the Farnese Palace in Rome.

The Art of Renaissance Science
On linear perspective, especially as used by Brunelleschi.

Architecture and Public Space
General background for all of Italian Renaissance Architecture. From Washington State University.


Architects


Filippo Brunelleschi (1377-1446)

Michelozzo

Leone Battista Alberti (1404-1472)

Luciano Laurana (circa 1420-1479)

Leonardo da Vinci

Giuliano da Sangallo (1445-1516)