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In the Pergola by Oscar Bluhm 1892; I had this as a cheap print and shipped it to Australia when I came to live here but it got damaged. This was my idea of happiness when I was in my early 20's.

A daydreaming woman with a book in the garden. "In the Pergola" painted by Oscar Bluhm in 1892

This reminds me of me and my sister...  mostly the hair color and age.. She never sat still. LOL!

This paining is a reminder that regardless of the times, children need to get lost in a book! "Afternoon Pastimes", by Knud Erik Larsen (Danish,

✉ Biblio Beauties ✉ paintings of women reading letters & books - Asta Norregaard | Lesende kvinne ved apent vindu, 1889

Asta Norregaard, reading woman by the open window, 1889

Blog of an Art Admirer Paintings by Old Masters, Modern and Contemporary Artists, Famous and Less Known Fine Art

Good Friends (Portrait of the Artist’s Sister Bertha Edelfelt), Albert Edelfelt (Finnish, Oil on panel. Edelfelt, from time to time, turned to scenes from Finnish.

"Reading by lamplight (Twilight: Interior)" by George Clausen

Twilight: Interior (Reading by lamplight), George Clausen (English, Oil on canvas. Leeds Museums and Galleries, City Art Gallery. Twilight: Interior depicts the artist’s sitting.

When and how to teach your pre-reader to read!!! Resources, ideas and simple solutions.

Picture Books in Winter – Illustration by Jessie Willcox Smith from A child’s garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1905

Chen Bolen「Woman Reading in Bath」

“There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them.” Sylvia Plath (Reading in the Bath by Chen Bolen)