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Léon-Jean-Basile Perrault (1832-1908) - Meditation

Meditation Léon-Jean-Basile Perrault (French, Oil on canvas. Perrault is a strong and careful draughtsman, a fine colorist, and a finished but not labored executant.


Knowledge and Wisdom (Chen Wei, aka Lorland Chen or Wei Chen.

I LOVE John William Waterhouse and want some of his originals!

My Sweet Rose ~ John William Waterhouse An English painter known for working in the Pre-Raphaelite style. He worked several decades after the breakup of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, leading him to have gained the name “the modern Pre-Raphaelite”.

Sisi, Franz Xaver Winterhalter

Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Elisabeth of Austria, oil on canvas, Dress by Charles-Frederick Worth

Book art

Serenity II © Sherree Valentine DAINES (Artist, UK) via her site. Young woman reading in morning light. Ltd Ed Prints at link.

The Athenaeum - Woman Reading (Laura Muntz Lyall - )

Woman Reading Laura Muntz Lyall (Canadian, In 1887 Lyall studied at South Kensington, and later in Paris at the Académie Colarossi under J. Leblanc and others.