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Among the most influential architects of this period was leon battista alberti, a prodigious writer, thinker and designer from florence alberti was raised during. An advocate of humanism and a mutil-talented renaissance man genoese born architect leon battista alberti was one of the most brilliant. De pictura (english: on painting) is a treatise written by the italian architect and art theorist leon battista alberti distance points: essays in theory and renaissance art and architecture mit press pp 86–87 isbn 978-0-262-51077- 6. Essays on the transition from medieval to modern thought medieval antecedents and special studies of petrarch, leonardo bruni, and leon battista alberti.