books0977:

The Library of Thorvald Boeck (1902). Harriet Backer (Norwegian, 1845-1932). Oil on canvas. National Gallery, Oslo, Norway.
Olaf Thorvald Boeck (1835-1901) was a Norwegian lawyer, civil servant and book collector. His library was known for its time as the largest private library in Norway. Backer’s painting incorporates only one part of the library.

books0977:

The Library of Thorvald Boeck (1902). Harriet Backer (Norwegian, 1845-1932). Oil on canvas. National Gallery, Oslo, Norway.

Olaf Thorvald Boeck (1835-1901) was a Norwegian lawyer, civil servant and book collector. His library was known for its time as the largest private library in Norway. Backer’s painting incorporates only one part of the library.

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evolutionists:

Giuseppe de Nittis.
De Amazzoni.

evolutionists:

Giuseppe de Nittis.

De Amazzoni.

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yama-bato:

Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. Herbarium, circa 1839-1846. 1 volume (66 pages) in green cloth case; 37 cm. MS Am 1118.11, Houghton Library © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

yama-bato:

Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. Herbarium, circa 1839-1846. 1 volume (66 pages) in green cloth case; 37 cm. MS Am 1118.11, Houghton Library © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

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dakotarosewood:

(movement with hydrangeas)
van dusen botanical gardens
vancouver, bc, ca

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upclosefromafar:

~Nature n stuff~

upclosefromafar:

~Nature n stuff~

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Green Wheat Field (detail), Vincent Van Gogh, 1890

Green Wheat Field (detail), Vincent Van Gogh, 1890

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None of my current library books or any of the several dozen books to be read on my own bookshelf are appealing to me, so Pride and Prejudice it is.  Bookish dilemmas abound.

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meditations-poetiques:

Water Lilies, Monet 

meditations-poetiques:

Water Lilies, Monet 

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