Painting: The Bookworm – 1850

Readers reading #2 Carl Spitzweg – The Bookworm – 1850 – Museum Georg Schafer, Schweinfurt, German. Ahh .... I'm envious. Just don't step backwards! This post is the second in a series on art showing "Readers reading" (this was the first). My background in the booktrade and as a librarian has probably had an influence… Continue reading Painting: The Bookworm – 1850

A Girl Reading In A Sailing Boat (1869) by Alfred Corbould

Readers reading #1 A Girl Reading In A Sailing Boat (1869) By Alfred Corbould (1852 - 1920). A Girl Reading In A Sailing Boat (1869) by Alfred Chantrey Corbould (1852-1920). Looking at those dates, it makes the artist about 17 years old when he painted this lovely work. Alfred came from a long line of… Continue reading A Girl Reading In A Sailing Boat (1869) by Alfred Corbould