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Leon Battista Alberti & Bernardo Rossellino

Leon Battista Alberti   was an Italian writer, humanist, and architect.   Leon was born in 1404 in Genoa. It is unknown who his mother was but his father was a wealthy Florentine who had been exiled from his own city only returning in 1428. Leon was sent to boarding school in Padua, then studied Law at Bologna.…… Continue reading Leon Battista Alberti & Bernardo Rossellino

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Carlo Maderno & Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Carlo Maderno was born around 1556. He resided in the town of Ticino. Maderno was known to be one of the founders of the baroque architecture ( these are Italian  & roman styled church like buildings along with bold pillars with lots of paintings displaying icons). Carlo’s strenuous job in the marble quarries soon changed in 1588  as he and his 4 brothers…… Continue reading Carlo Maderno & Gian Lorenzo Bernini

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Michelangelo

 Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni ( Jesus Christ , now that’s a mouthful isn’t it) was born 6 March 1475 in Caprese near Arezzo, Tuscany. Michael ( can I call him something else? Angie? Angelo, that sounds nice doesn’t it – Angelo ❤ . Anyways angelo 😛 is renowned for his unbelievable buildings, sculptures and paintings.…… Continue reading Michelangelo