ALBERTI, Leon Battista
(b. 1404, Genova, d. 1472, Roma)

Tempio Malatestiano: Façade

1450
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Via Quattro Novembre, Rimini

In 1450 Alberti was given an opportunity to put his classical ideas into visible form in an ambitious structure, the San Francesco in Rimini, called Tempio Malatestiano, that, although unfinished, is known today through a medal by Matteo de' Pasti.