"A Student of Art History," Ivan Stepanovich Ivanov-Sakachev (1926-1980)

A student of art history Ivan Stepanovich Ivanov-Sakachev born August 1926 in Soldato-Aleksandrovskoe (near Stavropol), Russia .

Evangelina Alciati (Torino, 1883 - Torino, 1959) La lettura (1905)

La lettura Evangelina Alciati (Italian, Oil on canvas.Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.

A la recherche des mots perdus  by Catherine Chauloux

In search of lost words. Catherine Chauloux (French, Oil on canvas. “If the lost word is lost, if the spent word is spent If the unheard, unspoken Word is unspoken, unheard;

Bellerophon on Pegasus - Walter Crane c. 1892

'Bellerophon on Pegasus' plate from 'The Wonder Book for Girls and Boys' by Nathaniel Hawthorne with 60 designs by Walter Crane.

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"The Reader (Young Woman Reading a Book)," Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1876 (Renoir mon amour!

Imagining / Imaginando (ilustración de Nom Kinnear King)

Illustration by Nom Kinnear King. Nom now works from her shed back in the quiet countryside of Norfolk Nom creates in oils imaginary female portraits. The subjects are girls who roam from.

Blanche, Jacques Emile (1861-1942) Portrait de Lucie lisant un livre

Portrait de Lucie lisant un livre. Jacques-Émile Blanche (French, A Victorian woman in a layered white dress forgets her perfect posture as she leans forward into her fascinating story. "Lucie Reading"painted in