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Black and white photograph of historian and man of letters Henry Adams.

Henry Adams

(1838 - 1918)

Painted portrait of second President of the United States John Adams.

John Adams

(1735 - 1826)

Painted portrait of former American first lady Abigail Adams.

Abigail Smith Adams

(1744 - 1818)

Portrait bust of Greek dramatist Aeschylus.

Aeschylus

(c. 525 BC - 456 BC)

Photograph of Tunisian poet Abul-Qasim Al-Shabbi.

Abul-Qasim Al-Shabbi

(1909 - 1934)

Woody Allen in thick black rim glasses

Woody Allen

Black and white photograph of French poet Guillaume Apollinaire.

Guillaume Apollinaire

(1880 - 1918)

Appian of Alexandria

(c. 95 - c. 165)

Black and white photograph of political scientist and philosopher Hannah Arendt holding a cigarette.

Hannah Arendt

(1906 - 1975)

Photo of stone Aristotle statue face

Aristotle

(384 BC - 322 BC)

Portrait of Francis Bacon in sixteenth-century armor.

Francis Bacon

(1561 - 1626)

Black and white photograph of Italian artist Giacomo Balla.

Giacomo Balla

(1871 - 1958)

Portrait of South American soldier and statesman Simón Bolívar.

Simón Bolívar

(1783 - 1830)

Painted portrait of British statesman and political thinker Edmund Burke.

Edmund Burke

(1729 - 1797)

Portrait of British poet Lord Byron.

Lord Byron

(1788 - 1824)

Black and white photograph of French novelist, essayist, and playwright Albert Camus.

Albert Camus

(1913 - 1960)

Black and white photograph of Czech writer Karel Čapek.

Karel Čapek

(1890 - 1938)

Black and white photograph of West-Indian-born civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael.

Stokely Carmichael

(1941 - 1998)

Color photograph of writer Nicholas Carr.

Nicholas Carr

Color image of French philosopher Auguste Comte.

Auguste Comte

(1798 - 1857)

Black and white photograph of Argentine writer Julio Cortázar.

Julio Cortázar

(1914 - 1984)

Self-portrait of French artist Jacques-Louis David.

Jacques-Louis David

(1748 - 1825)

Photograph of Joan Didion

Joan Didion

Portrait of Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky

(1821 - 1881)