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Women Reading

teachingliteracy:

Who needs reality when you have a good book? (by nezzieisaninja)

books0977:

Family Traditions. Mark Arian (American).

"To me, art is an expression of the rapture of being…
hopefully unveiling a fragment of the radiance within all form.
I believe that art can awaken the soul
to the timeless presence of beauty and truth.” — Arian

books0977:

Young Girl Reading (c.1868). Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796–1875). Oil on paperboard on woodNational Gallery of Art.

In the 1850s, Corot began painting the silvery, feathery landscapes that brought him such popularity-and were frequently forged, even in his own lifetime. Still later, for his own pleasure, he painted figures, which he seldom exhibited.

greatgdean:

Mlle. Cora Laparcerie Belle époque actress by Leopold Reutlinger circa 1905-redpoulaine

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poboh:

Young Girl reading in the Doorway, Peter Ilsted. Danish (1861 - 1933)

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simena:

Robert BREYER - Lesende mit Hund