Pinacotheca Philosophica: Philosophers - Plato


Pinacotheca Philosophica

Philosophy and Philosophers in Art


Plato (428/27-348/47 B.C.)

·         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)

§         Plato (428/27-348/47 B.C.)

·         Delville Jean. The School of Plato (1898, Paris, Mus?e d’Orsay)

o        Plato (detail)

·         Feuerbach. Plato’s Symposium (1869, Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle)

·         Feuerbach. Plato’s Symposium (1873, Berlin, Alte Nationalgalerie)

·         Flewelling Ralph Carlin. Plato: The first and best victory is to conquer self: 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).

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

o        Plato (428/27-348/47 B.C.)

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

o        Plato (428/27-348/47 B.C.)

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

·         Joos van Ghent. Plato (c. 1474, Paris, Mus?e du Louvre)

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

o        Plato (428/27-348/47 B.C.)

o        Plato (detail)

o        Plato (detail enlarged)

·         Pisano Giovanni. Plato: A Statue on the Cathedral Fa?ade (c. 1280, Siena, Duomo)

o        Plato (detail)

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

o        Plato (428/27-348/47 B.C., Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519)

o        Plato and Aristotle (detail, enlarge)

·         Rayol. Plato (btw. 1685-1688, Versailles, The Versailles Park and Gardens)

o        Plato (detail)

o        Shield Bearing the Image of Socrates (470-399 B.C.)

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

o        Plato (428/27-348/47 B.C.)

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

o        Plato

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