Woman Reading (Portrait of Sofia Kramskaya), after 1866, by Ivan Kramskoi:
Lady at the Tea Table by Mary Cassatt, 1883:
Février by Eugène Grasset, 1896:
Have a great day!
I adore this painting; in fact, it is my favourite by Manet. A beautifully framed copy hangs in my dining room.
Why post it today?
The cold, the cold!
It’s far below zero–the chilliest temperature of the season. Since this painting makes me feel happy, content, and warm, I thought you might enjoy it, too.
A Gotthelf Reader by Albert Anker, 1884:
Strictly speaking, this ad features a newspaper, not a book. It’s so exquisite, though, that I am giving it a pass.
Elizaveta Martynova by Filipp Malyavin, 1897
Vincent van Gogh was born on 30 March 1853.
A portrait of the artist:
Le Bain by Alfred Stevens