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A  woman sits in an interior holding a book in her right arm, which is propped upon a ledge. She reads by the light of a torch held by a child standing next to her. Print trimmed to image frame. Image was previously folded at center (multiple folds). Paper size: lh 27 3/5cm & rh 27 4/5cm x tw 22 3/5cm bw 22 3/10cm.
Ugo da Carpi
Sibyl with a Child Holding a Torch
Gift of Ruth W. and Clarence J. Boldt, Jr.
2008/2.420
A seated woman in a long dress and hat sits in profie reading. Her body is positioned looking towards the left. Behind the figure is broad diagonal hatching lines that create a sense of space while leaving the specific setting undescribed. At the lower right is a "butterfly" signature of the artist.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Reading
1879
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.421
A seated woman in a long dress and hat sits in profie reading. Her body is positioned looking towards the left. Behind the figure is broad diagonal hatching lines that create a sense of space while leaving the specific setting undescribed. At the lower right is a "butterfly" signature of the artist.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Reading
1879
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.422
A nude model sits against a cabinet reading. She is shown largely in profile; her head, wraped in a scarf, looks down at the book she holds. She faces left and her left leg is crossed over the right. Behind her on the cabinet are objects including fabric.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
The Little Nude Model Reading
1890
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.428
Three figures, two men and a woman, are seen seated around a round table with a lamp; all are engaged in reading in the pool of light provided by the lamp. The rest of the interior is fairly dark, particularly in the portion of the room behind the lamp. The man at the back of the table is shown roughly face-on; the man to the left is leaning back with his legs stretched out in front of him; the woman is closest to the viewer, shown in profile, holding her book fairly close to her face.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
The Music Room
1858
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.334

William Blake
Three Figures Reading; Verso: Pencil Sketch of an Interior (Fragment of a larger
1806
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1955/1.98

Paul Delvaux
L'homme lisant (Man Reading)
1935 – 1945
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family
1997/1.78
A photograph of an elderly man in an interior space. In the foreground, three pigeons sit on top of a large cage. The man holds a fourth bird and another cage sits behind him.
Henri Cartier-Bresson (French (culture or style))
Henri Matisse, Vence, France
1944
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
1999/1.97

Raoul Dufy (French (culture or style))
Henrietta and her Mother
1920 – 1930
Museum Purchase
1953/1.68

Jusepe de Ribera
St. Jerome Reading
17th century
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
1959/1.129

Paul Ranson
Fille Etendue, from "Album de la Revue Blanche"
Gift of Ruth W. and Clarence J. Boldt, Jr.
2008/2.430.11

Adam von Bartsch (Austrian)
The Blessed Virgin
1757 – 1821
Gift of Mrs. Willis E. Parsons
1949/2.98
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