The school of Athens: people posing for studies of some of the philosophers. Etching by P.P.A. Robert and colour woodcut by N. Le Sueur after Raphael.
- Raphael, 1483-1520.
- [between 1729 and 1742]
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In reverse to the painting in the Vatican. Right, "Archimedes", writing in a book with his left hand. A turbanned man ("Averroes") looks over his shoulder. Centre, a model using a stick to support his pose, serving as the model for "Parmenides", left, who points to a passage in an open volume