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

Andrews, Lew. Story and Space in Renaissance Art: The Rebirth of Continuous Narrative. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Baxandall, Michael. Painting and Experience in Fifteenth-Century Italy: A Primer in the Social History of Pictorial Style. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972.

Bonaventura. Meditations on the Life of Christ: An Illustrated Manuscript of the Fourteenth Century. Translated by Isa Ragusa and Rosalie B. Green. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1961.

Bonefoy, Yves. “Time and the Timeless in Quattrocento Painting.” In Calligram: Essays in New Art History from France, edited by Norman Bryson, 8–27. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988.

Durand, Guillaume [William Durandus]. The Rationale divinorum officiorum of William Durand of Mende: A New Translation of the Prologue and Book One. Translated by Timothy M. Thibodeau. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.

Gilbert, Creighton E. “The Archbishop on the Painters of Florence, 1450.” Art Bulletin 41 (1959): 75–87.

Klapisch-Zuber, Christiane. Women, Family, and Ritual in Renaissance Italy. Translated by Lydia Cochrane. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.

Leonardo da Vinci. The Literary Works of Leonardo da Vinci. Translated and compiled by Jean Paul Richter. 2 vols. 3rd ed. London: Phaidon, 1970.

Welch, Evelyn. Art and Society in Italy 13501500. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.