|J. C. Leyendecker|
The title of this pen and ink drawing by Rosine Emmet Sherwood is "Disgusted with Life, She Retired to the Society of Books." Do you ever feel like that?
|Rosine Emmet Sherwood|
There is something so appealing about the concentration of this young woman in Frederick Carl Frieseke's 1935 painting.
|Blue Girl Reading|
Do you like the comfort of reading in bed?
|Illustration from Enid Blyton Sunshine Book|
Or on a couch?
|An Evening at Home, Sir Edward John Poynter, 1888|
Or will any old chair do?
|Girl Reading a Book, Guy Pene du Bois|
Did you ever lose yourself in fairy tales?
|Fairy Tales, Mary L. Gow, 1880|
Or had the characters in books come alive for you?
|Norman Rockwell, "Boy Reading Adventure Story," 1923.|
Did you ever see a painting that took your breath away? That happened to me when I saw "The Reading Girl," 1850, by Franz Eybl.
While I'm reading I can use Giraffe #112 to have a refreshing drink. And make me smile.