The geometry of Piero della Francesca

Peterson, Mark A.
June 1997
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer97, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p33
Academic Journal
Reflects on the life of Piero della Francesca, mathematical painter who died in 1492. Background information on Piero; Career achievements; Details on his contributions to mathematics; Description of some of his geometrical equations; Information on books written by Piero. INSET: From `London, Before and After: The Middle Way' by Jacqueline...


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