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Plato. Drawing after Raphael, ca. 1793.

Raphael, 1483-1520.
[ca. 1793]

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Head of a bearded man directed to right: the head of Plato holding a volume of the Timaeus in the School of Athens by Raphael. Drawing accompanying the collection of drawings for J.C. Lavater, Essays on Physiognomy, trans. H. Hunter, London 1789-1798. An engraving of this drawing has not been identified in that book Thomas Holloway (1748-1827) supervised the artwork for the English version of the book. This included re-engraving many of the works from the original German and French publications. This is one in a series of drawings prepared for the English version


[London], [ca. 1793]

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1 drawing : graphite


Wellcome Library no. 31815i

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