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Baptism of Christ

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Description: Images and Identity in Fifteenth-Century Florence
Leon Battista Alberti devoted the third book of his dialogue On the Family to the subject of domestic economy. The assembled members of the Alberti family discuss the expenditures that pertain to the honor and reputation of the lineage, the casa. Leon Battista’s cousin Lionardo cites the number of occasions that “our fathers” had undertaken such expenditures …
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Related print edition pages: pp.19-57

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