Eye of Providence  

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Drawing for the interior view of the Théatre de Besançon (1784) by Claude Nicolas Ledoux
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Drawing for the interior view of the Théatre de Besançon (1784) by Claude Nicolas Ledoux

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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The Eye of Providence, or the all-seeing eye of God, is a symbol showing an eye often surrounded by rays of light or a glory and usually enclosed by a triangle. It is sometimes interpreted as representing the eye of God watching over humankind.



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