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1852,1211.120

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  • The cave of Plato; in a cavernous room are two groups of philosophers separated by a wall; atop the wall is a row of figurines including Cupid and Bacchus and a light casts a shadow of them against the wall; at l, a group of philosophers stand together debating; at r, in a darker portion of the space is a crowded group of philosophers in animated discussion  Engraving

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  • The Cave of Plato. A cavernous room with two groups of philosophers separated by a wall, atop the wall is a row of figurines including Cupid and Bacchus and a light casts a shadow of them against the wall, the group of men at left standing together debati

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