Painting: The Novel Reading (1841)

Readers reading #4 The Novel Reading (1841) – By Josef Danhauser: 1805-1845. A happy couple. I wonder what the armour, book on the floor and general clutter means? I suspect it must mean something because the artist (Josef Danhauser) was a man whose work was inspired by a wonderful series of engravings by the English painter, William Hogarth (1697–1764) – known as The Rakes Progress. See … Continue reading Painting: The Novel Reading (1841)