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Hammershoi, by Felix Kramer, Naoki Sato and Anne-Birgitte Fonsmark

Vilhelm Hammershøi, Danish painter 'Interior with Young Woman from Behind', 1904

Vilhelm Hammershøi - Lesende Frau, Strandgade

Ida reading, 1909 Danish painter Vilhelm Hammershøi via eclektic

Sargent's brushwork is superb, and his lines are so satisfying to the eye.  The stark contrast of her pale skin against the deep black is so wonderfully striking, and I love the way the neutral background brings the brutal contrast in tones together. So gorgeous. Madame X!

John Singer Sargent, Madame X (Madame Pierre Gautreau), 1883 – painting, Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Afternoon Pasttimes ~ Knud Erik Larsen

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,

Penelope, a painting by Charles Francois Marshal, 1868                                             Charles-François Marchal

“ Penelope Charles-François Marchal (French, Oil on canvas. Penelope and its pendant Phryne are typical of the scenes of fashionable life in Paris that Marchal.

Daughters of Edward Darley Boit 
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
1882
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit, John Singer Sargent, 1882 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA)

23 Books to Read If You Love Outlander

What to Read Next If You Can't Get Enough Outlander in Your Life

If Diana Gabaldon's sexy time-travel novels have you hooked, we've got your post-Outlander reading guide. These historical romances have similar themes — and steamy scenes — to the hot and heavy Scotland-set series. They're perfect for nursing an Outlande

Peter Vilhelm Ilsted, Girl Reading a Letter in an Interior, 1908

Peter Ilsted (Danish painter) 1861 - 1933 Interior med ung Pige, der Læser et Brev (Interior with a young Girl Reading a Letter), 1908 oil on canvas

Interior by Villhelm Hammershøi (b. 15 May 1864; Copenhagen, Denmark – d. 13 February 1916) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vilhelm_Hammersh%C3%B8i The Banality of Everyday Life: Domestic Interiors painted by Vilhelm Hammershøi by fosco lucarelli, June 2, 2014 http://socks-studio.com/2014/06/02/the-banality-of-everyday-life-domestic-interiors-painted-by-vilhelm-hammershoi-1864-1916/

athousandwinds: “ The Poetry of Silence by Vilhelm Hammershoi, Danish, low-key portrait and interiors painter. Hammershoi preferred muted tones of grays and desaturated yellows, greens and.

How to Find Ancestors Who Came to the U.S. Through Ellis Island

How to Find Ancestors Who Came to the U.S. Through Ellis Island

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Princess Diana during a passing out parade at Dartmouth Royal Naval College in Devon, April

Intercepted by Gravitation | William Orpen (Irish, 1878 - 1931)

Sir William Orpen The Mirror November 1878 – 29 September Irish portrait painter, who worked mainly in London. "The Mirror" date Collection Tate UK. Presented by Mrs Coutts Michie through the Art Fund in memory of the George McCulloch Collection 1913