Selma Lagerlöf first female to win the Nobel prize and most widely known for her children's book Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils). Selma Lagerlöf was herself active as a speaker for the Woman's Suffrage.
Auguste Renoir I selected this portrait for the expression on his face. His eyes are very soulful. Renoir is wearing his coat and hat -- this portrait seems very proper and speaks of etiquette from a bygone era.
Pretty Edwardian Girl in White Eyelet Dress..original vintage french postcard
To celebrate the Scotish holiday we're giving you a line up of the biggest and best authors' Scotland has to offer. So lets kick things off with the wonderful Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author of Sherlock Holmes.