Plato, a bust, after the antique by Sommer, Napoli, 1890.
A fine quality Grand Tour miniature of Plato.
Plato, 450 BC, was a philosopher and mathematician, and founder of the academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the western world.
His mentor was Socrates, and his student was Aristotle, he is credited with laying the foundations of western Philosophy and science.
22 cm tall.