Pinacotheca Philosophica: Philosophers - Aristotle


Pinacotheca Philosophica

Philosophy and Philosophers in Art


Aristotle (384-321 B.C.)

·         Armstead. Aristotle (Oxford, Natural History Museum)

o        Aristotle (detail)

o        Aristotle (detail, enlarged)

·         Baldung-Grien. Aristotle and Phyllis (1513, Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum)

·         Degeorge. Aristotle’s Childhood (1875, Paris, Mus?e d’Orsay)

o        Aristotle’s Childhood (detail, enlarged)

o        Aristotle’s Childhood (side view: left)

o        Aristotle’s Childhood (side view: right)

·         Delacroix. Philosophy: The Muse of Aristotle (1841-1846, Paris, Palais du Luxembourg: The Senate Library)

·         Delacroix. The Limbo: Cupola Painting (1841-1846, Paris, Palais du Luxembourg: The Senate Library)

o        The Limbo: Cupola Painting (viewed from a different perspective)

o        Famous Greeks (detail)

o        Famous Greeks (detail enlarged)

§         Aristotle (384-321 B.C.)

·         Flewelling Ralph Carlin. Aristotle: Dear is Plato, dearer still is truth: A Mosaic in the Main Reading Room of James Harmon Hoose Library of Philosophy (1929, Los Angeles, The University of Southern California, Mudd Hall of Philosophy).

·         Giorgione (completed by Sebastiano del Piombo). The Three Philosophers (c. 1510, Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum)

o        Aristotle (384-321 B.C., identification purely conjectural)

·         Gozzoli. Triumph of St. Thomas Aquinas (1471, Paris, Mus?e du Louvre)

o        Aristotle (384-321 B.C.)

·         Hare. Aristotle (2002)

·         Hayez. Aristotle (1811, Venice, Galleria dell’Accademia)

·         Holbein Hans (the Younger). Christ as the True Light (c. 1526, Basle, Kupferstichkabinett, ?ffentliche Kunstsammlung)

o        Aristotle (384-321 B.C.)

o        Scholars Following Pagan Philosophers Plato and Aristotle Towards the Abyss (detail)

·         Lebiedzki (after design by Karl Rahl). Aristotle and His Disciples: Detail of the Right-hand Fa?ade Mural (Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)

o        Aristotle (384-321 B.C.)

o        Aristotle (detail)

o        Aristotle (detail enlarged)

·         Maitani. Prophets of the Coming Messiah: A Detail of the Sculptural Decoration of the Cathedral’s Fa?ade, Second Pillar (c. 1310, Orvieto, Duomo)

o        Unidentified Greek (probably Aristotle, 384-321 B.C.)

§         The Orvieto Cathedral: General View

§         The Second Pillar of the Orvieto Cathedral’s Fa?ade

·         Raphael. The School of Athens (1510-1511, Rome, Vatican, Stanza della Segnatura)

o        Aristotle (384-321 B.C.)

o        Aristotle and Plato (detail, enlarged)

·         Rembrandt. Aristotle before the Bust of Homer (1653, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

·         Robbia Luca, della. Plato and Aristotle, or Philosophy (1437-1439, Florence, The Museum of the Opera del Duomo)

o        Aristotle (384-321 B.C.)

·         Traini. Triumph of St. Thomas Aquinas (c. 1340, Pisa, Santa Caterina)

o        Aristotle

·         German Artist (19th century). Aristotle: Illustration from Galerie der alten Griechen und R?mer (1801, Augsburg)

·         Greek (Greco-Roman?) Sculptor (1st or 2nd century A.D. after Lysippus of Sicyon). Aristotle (Paris, Mus?e du Louvre)

·         Master of the Housebook (late 15th – early 16th century). Aristotle and Phyllis (c. 1485, Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum)

·         Unknown Miniaturist. Aristotle, Averro?s and Llull Lead Their Armies Against the Tower of Falsehood: Book Illumination