He was known for creating a personal style characterized by the utilization of colors and compositional elegance. He was commissioned by the Pope to paint in the Vatican Palace, creating a series of frescoes that were part of his major artworks.
An important question that pops up is, namely, what is Plato’s gesture, and what is meant by it? We see Plato’s right index is pointing to the sky while Aristotle’s right hand indicates towards the ground.
The hand gestures of both philosophers give clear examples of their respective philosophical beliefs. Plato believes in a "real" world that is not seen, while Aristotle argues for the real world that becomes real through our senses.