HISTORY OF RENAISSANCE ARCHITECTURE
S. Maria Novella
: S. Maria Novella; Italy, Firenze; 1471-1512; by Leon Battista Alberti
- The courtyard, medieval age.
- Leon Battista Alberti(1404-72) had produced a solution to the problem of a west end with a high nave and lower flanking aisles by scrolls in S. Maria Novella.
- S. Maria Novella is basically gothic style church, and the facade is a remodeled to style like Tuscan Rmanesque by Alberti.
See Romanesque Architecture San Miniato Al Monte
Photo: Shoji Hiramatsu
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