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Images of Philosophy in the History of Art

Aristotle, Roman copy after Greek Bronze by Lysippos @330 BC, Painted marble, Museo Nazionale, Rome
St. Augustine, Greek artist, 12th Century, Mosaic, Capella Palatina, Palermo
Aristotle Ridden by Phyllis, late 14th century, Bronze, Metropolitan Museum, New York
Boethius Instructing His Students and Boethius in Prison, 1385, Illuminated manuscript miniatures, Glasgow University, Glascow
St. Thomas Aquinas, Fra Angelico, 1447-51, Fresco, Granger Collection, New York
Crying Heraclitus and Laughing Democritus, Bramante, 1477, Fresco to canvas, Brera, Milan
The Three Philosophers, Giorgione, 1508-09
Oil on canvas, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
The School of Athens, Raphael, 1510-11, Fresco, Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican Palace, Rome
Sir Thomas More, Holbein, 1527, Oil on canvas, Frick Collection, New York
The Four Philosophers, Rubens, 1611-2, Oil on canvas, Palazzo Pitti, Florence
Rembrandt as the Laughing Democritus, Rembrandt, 1629, Oil on copper, Private collection
Democritus, Velasquez, 1629, Oil on Canvas, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Rouen
Portrait of Descartes, After Hals, 1649, Oil on canvas, Louvre, Paris
Aristotle with a Bust of Homer, Rembrandt, 1653, Oil on canvas, Metropolitan Museum, New York
John Locke, Kneller, 1697, Oil on canvas, Hermitage, St. Petersburg
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, de
La Tour, 1753, Pastel, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva, Switzerland
Denis Diderot, Fragonard, 1769, Oil on canvas, Louvre, Paris
Voltaire, Houdon, 1778, White marble, National Gallery, Washington DC
The Death of Socrates, David, 1787, Oil on canvas, Metropolitan Museum, New York
Socrates Defending Alcibiades at Potidea, Canova, 1797, Marble, Gipsoteca Canoviana, Possagno
The Last Words of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Delacroix, 1844, Oil on canvas, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lyons
The Philosopher, Manet, 1865, Oil on canvas, Art Institute, Chicago
Plato's Symposium, Feuerbach, 1869, Oil on canvas, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe,
Democritus, Delhomme, Stone, 1868, Museum garden, Lyons
School of Aristotle. Fresco by Gustav Adolph Spangenberg, 1883-88
Socrates, Brancusi, 1922, Oak, MOMA, New York
Sartre, Cartier-Bresson, 1946, Photograph, Magnum, New York
Bertrand Russell, Rockwell, 1967, Illustration, Ramparts Magazine
Richard Rorty, Steven Pyke, 2003, Photograph

My Sketches of Philosophers


Socrates (470-399 BC), Greek
Xenophon (430-350 BC), Greek
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), English
John Locke (1632-1704), English
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804), German
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831), German
Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German
Sören Kierkegaard (1813-1855), Dane
Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914), American
John Dewey (1859-1952), American
Edmund Husserl (1859-1938), German
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), Austrian-English
Martin Heidegger (1889-1976), German
Leo Strauss (1899-1973), German-American