Art History Meme #2

d28a817f052e660409c2ac3bd26a1836‘Spun’ off of Raphael’s School of Athens, c. 1509-1511. Featuring Plato and Aristotle on the fresco wall (1 out of 4) representing Philosophy.

Which figure is Plato, and which is Aristotle?

Why is one gesturing upwards, and the other holding his hand out before him?

 

 

 

 

 

School of Athens & Stanza della Segnatura, Papal Palace, Vatican

 

Khan Academy – Explanation of School of Athens

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