Portrait of a Woman Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoi Kramskoi painted the old peasants and workers as they really were, neither as noble saints, nor miserable creatures, but as individuals who had their own character and personality.
Girl Reading. Ernst Anders (1845 - 1911). “The books that help you most are those which make you think the most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.” Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)
Reading Girl (1834). Friedrich von Amerling (1803-1887). Austro-Hungarian portrait painter in the court of Franz Josef. Court painter between 1835 and 1880. Most popular portrait painter of the high aristocracy and the large middle class of the Biedermeier period.