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Unformatted text preview: course, his observations did not fit this scheme. We'll encounter Kepler again in our unit on Celestial Themes in Art. Polyhedra and Plagiarism in the Renaissance Slide 14-10 : JACOPO DE 'BARBERI: Luca Pacioli , c. 1499 This painting shows Fra Luca Pacioli and his student, Guidobaldo, Duke of Urbino. In the upper left is a rhombi-cuboctahedron, and on the table is a dodecahedron on top of a copy of Euclid's Elements. Slide 15-11 : Leonardo's Illustrations for Luca's book. Da Divina Proportione Luca Pacioli wrote a book called Da Divina Proportione (1509) which contained a section on the Platonic Solids and other solids, which has 60 plates of solids by none other than his student Leonardo da Vinci. We'll tell the whole story of how this material was stolen from Luca's teacher Piero della Francesca in our unit on Polyhedra and Plagiarism in the Renaissance ....
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- Fall '10
- Leonardo Da Vinci, Luca Pacioli, Piero della Francesca, Fra Luca Pacioli