Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Sansepolcro
Arezzo (prov.)

Toscana

Piazza San Francesco

Luca Pacioli

Fra Luca Bartolomeo de Pacioli
Sansepolcro c. 1445 - Roma 1517
Italian mathematician, Franciscan friar, collaborator with Leonardo da Vinci, and a seminal contributor to the field now known as accounting
(Wikipedia)
Franco Alessandrini
1994

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Description

Marbe statue of Pacioli with an open book in his hand. The statue commemorate the 500th anniversary of Pacioli's greatest work, the Summa de arithmetica, geometria, proportione et proportionalita (The Collected Knowledge of Arithmetic, Geometry, Proportion and Proportionality) which contains his bookkeeping treatise.

On the pedestal are several mathematical formulas and drawings:

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Inscription(s)

LUCA
PACIOLI

summa

1494       1994


I concittadini
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Le scuole di ragioneria in giappone
al patriarca della computisteria
sui laude et gloria
Japanese characters

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 43°34'18" E 12°8'31"

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