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Alberti, Leon Battista. On Painting. Translated and with an introduction by John R. Spencer. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1956; rev. ed. 1966.

Baxandall, Michael. Giotto and the Orators: Humanist Observers of Painting in Italy and the Discovery of Pictorial Composition, 1350-1450. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988.

Burke, Peter. The Italian Renaissance: Culture and Society in Italy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986.

Campbell, Stephen. The Cabinet of Eros: Renaissance Mythological Painting and the Studiolo of Isabella d’Este. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.

Colonna, Francesco. Hypnerotomachia Poliphili [The Strife of Love in a Dream]. Translated by Joscelyn Godwin. London: Thames & Hudson, 1999.

Gilbert, Creighton E., ed. and trans. Italian Art, 14001500: Sources and Documents. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: PrenticeHall, 1980.

Grafton, Anthony, ed. Rome Reborn: The Vatican Library and Renaissance Culture. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, in association with Biblioteca apostolica vaticana, Vatican City, 1993.

Hale, John R. The Civilization of Europe in the Renaissance. New York: Athenaeum, 1994.

Hale, John R., ed. and trans. The Literary Works of Machiavelli with Selections from the Private Correspondence. New York: Oxford University Press, 1961.

Kraye, Jill, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Humanism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Martineau, Jane, ed. Andrea Mantegna. Exh. cat., Royal Academy of Arts, London, and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Milan: Electa, 1992.

Martines, Lauro. The Social World of the Florentine Humanists, 1390–1460. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1963.

Orlandi, Giovanni. Aldo Manuzio editore: dediche, prefazioni, note ai testi. Milan: Il polifilo, 1975.

Rubin, Patricia Lee. Images and Identity in Fifteenth-Century Florence. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Thornton, Dora. The Scholar in His Study: Ownership and Experience in Renaissance Italy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997.