Leon Battista Alberti Quotes

Leon Battista Alberti Quotes: I would have artists be convinced that the supreme skill and art in painting consists in knowing how to use black and white... because it is light and shade that make objects appear in relief.
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Leon Battista Alberti Quote: I will never tire of recommending the custom, practiced by the best architects, of preparing not only drawings and sketches, but also models of wood or any other material. These... enable us to examine... the work as a whole... and, before continuing any further, to estimate the likely trouble and expense.
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Quotes about Leon Battista Alberti: We must always take from nature what we paint and always choose the most beautiful things.
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