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   Schooten
   Frans van
   F. v. S. ; F. van Schooten the younger / Franciscus a Schooten / Schotanus / Scotenus / F. v.S. d. Jüngere / François ;
   
   Pieter van Schooten (1634-1679), portrait painter in Leiden at the time and the teacher of Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)
   1615 in Leiden, Netherlands
   1660, not 1661 or 1681
   Leiden, Netherlands
   Frans van Schooten the Elder, professor of mathematics at Leiden
   brother Joris van Schooten (1587-1651)
   autodidactic studies of mathematics
   Netherlands
   natural philosopher René Descartes (1596-1650): Principia philosophiae [Principles of Philosophy], Amsterdam 1644 & 1685 (woodcuts); Renati Des Cartes Geometria / Géometrie ; Principia matheseos universalis, seu Introductio ad geometriæ methodum; Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695); François Viète
   Univ. of Leiden (professorship in mathematics )
   publisher Cornelis Blaeu ; publishers Abraham & Bonaventura Elzevier ;
   mathematical, astronomical, optical & technical woodcut & line engraving; also portraiture
   http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frans_van_Schooten
   http://bwnw.cwi-incubator.nl/cgi-bin/uncgi/toon?nr=42&ftnr=1
   Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695) to F.v.S.; Descartes Correspondance AT III:611; B.S.Baigrie: Descartes’s Scientific Illustrations and ‘la grande mécanique de la nature’,” in Brian S. Baigrie, ed., Picturing Knowledge,Toronto 1996; Jasper van Putten: Thinking Visually 2010,2:26-28;
   F.v.S. met Descartes in 1632 and read his Géométrie (an appendix to his Discours de la méthode) while it was still unpublished; cf. also Claus Zittel in Intersections 4(2004):538f.
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