Piero della Francesca

1420 - 1492

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Piero della Francesca was an Italian artist who pioneered the use of perspective in Renaissance art and went on to write several mathematical treatises.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (42 books/articles)

A Poster of Piero della Francesca

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Vatican exhibition
  3. Piero della Francesca Foundation
  1. Mark Harden's Artchive (Works by Piero della Francesca)
  2. George W Hart (Piero della Francesca's polyhedra)
  3. Kevin Brown (Piero della Francesca's tetrahedron formula)

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