Claude Lévi-Strauss. Photograph courtesy of Emmanuelle Loyer and the website of the Sciences Po, Université Sorbonne, Paris.
Edgard Varèse. The image is based upon a photograph of him in the studio. It is courtesy of the website of the WNYC radio station, New York.
Else Lasker-Schüler, 1944, Jerusalem. This, the last known photograph of her, was taken by Sonia Gidal. It is courtesy of the website of the Else Lasker-Schüler Archiv, Wuppertal.
Friedrich Hölderlin, 1792. The image is based upon a portrait in pastel by Franz Karl Hiemer, detail. Current location unknown.
Hannah Arendt, October 28, 1964. The image is based upon a still from her television interview with Günter Gaus in the “Zur Person” series.
Henri Bergson, 1890s (?). Photograph by Michel Didier. Courtesy of the Archives Larbor.
Heraclitus. A bust, ca. 1700–25, attributed to Giacomo Antonio Ponsonelli. Image courtesy of the website of Sotheby’s.
Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen). This photograph of the raconteuse at her typewriter, is courtesy of Richard Polt’s website, The Classic Typewriter Page.
Jasper Johns, 1955. Photograph by Walter Silver. Courtesy of the webpage of the Rudi Blesh Papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
John Quidor, “The Headless Horseman Pursuing Ichabod Crane” (1858). The image is courtesy of the website of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
Jules Michelet, around 1842. Painting by Thomas Couture. Collection of the Musée Carnavalet, Paris.
Malcolm de Chazal, ca. 1950, in Curepipe. Photograph in the collection of Robert Furlong.
Oscar Wilde, October 1878, at Ashford Castle. He stands at the right in this photograph.
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, 1858. Photograph by Nadar, from the original glass negative. Collection of Michel François Braive, Paris. Printed in his book L’Age de la photographie: De Niépce à nos jours (Brussels: Éditions de la Connaissance, 1965).
Sir Philip Sidney. Portrait by an unknown artist (ca. 1576) courtesy of the website of the National Portrait Gallery, London.
Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle), 1807. Portrait by Louis Léopold Boilly. Private collection.
William Hazlitt. Portrait by John Hazlitt. Courtesy of the website of the Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery, Maidstone.
Vassily Kandinsky, “Autour du cercle” (May-August 1940). Image courtesy of the website of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Vincent van Gogh, “La Nuit étoilée” (1889), detail. Image courtesy of the website of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Yves Klein, 1959, in his apartment, Paris. Photograph courtesy of the website of the Yves Klein Archives, Paris.
Yves Klein, “L’Accord bleu (RE 10)” (1960). Image courtesy of the website of the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.