Jean Du Breuil

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Jean Dubreuil, also known as Jean Du Breuil (22 July 1602 – 27 April 1670), was a French mathematician, writer and essayist. [1]



Son of the bookseller Claude Du Breuil, he continued his father's profession until he joined the Society of Jesus. He lived for a long time in Rome where he studied architecture. He is known for his work about the theory and practice of perspective. [2]


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