Artist: Georg Friedrich Kersting
A man in a coat sits at a desk in the evening, lit by a small lamp, reading a book.
Source File: Here : 1957 x 2536 pixels.
PD Proof : In Das Museum Volume 10, plate 123
Comment: Might be good for a Charles Dickens or Wilkie Collins novel involving a scholar or student.
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Artist: Camille Corot
A young woman sits reading with her skirt folded back beneath the book.
Source File: Here : 2598 x 3125 pixels.
PD Proof : In L’Art et les artistes, Volume 4, p.366
Comment: Nice, calm image. Could be the cover of some book about a young woman’s childhood? Heidi, perhaps?