Reading

Celebrating the democratisation of literacy through artworks found on GLAM websites and cultural heritage aggregation platforms.

A Young Man Reading by Candlelight (1628/1632),
Matthias Stom, Nationalmuseum, Sweden,
Europeana, Public Domain
Boy Reading at Artificial Light (1763-1764),
Jens Juel, Statens Museum for Kunst,
Europeana, CC0
 Mother Reading to Her Sick Child (1859 – 1862),
Ida Silfverberg, Finnish National Gallery,
Europeana, CC0
A Man Reading (c. 1660),
anonymous, Rijksmuseum,
Europeana, Public Domain.   
Girl Reading (1660),
Claes Hals, Mauritshuis,
Europeana, Public Domain
The Artist’s Father, Reading a Newspaper (1892),
Albert Engström, Nationalmuseum, Sweden,
Europeana, Public Domain
Interior with a Girl Reading (1903),
Carl Holsøe, Statens Museum for Kunst,
Europeana, CC0
Old Woman Reading (1820-1833),
Cornelis Kruseman, Rijksmuseum,
Europeana, Public Domain
 The Magdalen Reading,
Ambrosius Benson,
Nationalmuseum, Sweden,
Europeana, Public Domain
Old Woman Reading (c. 1631 – c. 1632),
Gerard Dou, Rijksmuseum,
Europeana, Public Domain
Bust of an Old Peasant Reading a Paper
(after 1647), Adriaen van Ostade,
Nationalmuseum, Sweden,
Europeana, Public Domain.
Evening Reading (1884),
Georg Pauli, Finnish National Gallery,
Europeana, CC0.
Woman Reading at the Window (1905),
Eduard Putra, Slovak National Gallery,
Europeana, Public Domain.
 Woman Reading a Letter (c. 1663),
Johannes Vermeer, Rijksmuseum,
Europeana, Public Domain