Women Reading


Saoirse Ronan reading surrounded by opulent, golden luxury. Bullett Magazine, Summer 2011. Photograph by Simon Proctor.

Saoirse Una Ronan (born 1994) is an Irish film actress. She began her career as a child and came to international prominence in 2007 after co-starring in the film Atonement, which gained her nominations for Best Supporting Actress in the Academy Awards, BAFTA and the Golden Globe.


Portrait of Wife Reading - Vladimir Filatov

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Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia.

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Woman reading International Studio. The Studio Almanac, A Magazine of Fine and Applied Art. New York, 1897. J. Walter West (English, 1860-1933).

West exhibited 17 works at the Royal Academy and four at the Royal Society of British Artists. He was Vice President of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours.


Girl Reading on Sofa (1920). Isaac Lazarus Israëls (Dutch, 1865-1934).

Israëls returned to Holland for the duration of the war, where he worked primarily as a portrait painter. Amongst his sitters was Magaretha Gertrud Zelle, better known as Mata Hari, executed as a spy in France in 1917. Other sitters included Johanna van Gogh-Bonger and the feminist physician Aletta Jacobs, although he also portrayed ordinary subjects such as girls in the street, girls reading, and telephone operators.


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infinitetext: Eric Rohmer, La Collectionneuse, 1967.

La Collectionneuse - Eric Rohmer | Haydée reading Le Romantisme Allemand