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Saint’s day. Eleanor (Leonor or Nora). Eleanor’s grave in Fontevraud Abbey

Dear friends and followers,

today here is this tribute to: another saint,

wise and alluring woman, simply like most of you.

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By anonymous french artist of 12th century - The wedding between Eleanor of Aquitaine the saint, and Louis VII of France in Bordeaux in 1137

By anonymous french artist of 12th century – The wedding between Eleanor of Aquitaine the saint, and Louis VII of France in Bordeaux in 1137

The grave of Eleanor of Aquitaine in Fontevraud Abbey (Maine-et-Loire department in western France)

The grave of Eleanor of Aquitaine in Fontevraud Abbey (Maine-et-Loire department in western France)

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Boats, ships, sea, beach, shore and rivers

By Signac, Paul - View over the river Seine

By Signac, Paul – View over the river Seine

By Van Gogh - Fishing boats at the french region of Camargue

By Van Gogh – Fishing boats at the french region of Camargue

By Turner, J.M.W. - Under the storm

By Turner, J.M.W. – Under the storm

By Guardi, Francesco - Venice seen from St Giorgio Maggiore isle

By Guardi, Francesco – Venice seen from St Giorgio Maggiore isle

By Singer Sargent - The fishing fruits

By Singer Sargent – The fishing fruits

By De Velde, The Elder - A view of a dutch ship on the coast

By De Velde, The Elder – A view of a dutch ship on the coast

By Prendergast, Maurice - A group of girls on the shore of a beach

By Prendergast, Maurice – A group of girls on the shore of a beach

By Vodkin, Petrov - The port in Dieppe

By Vodkin, Petrov – The port in Dieppe

By Van Dyck, Anthony - Ships on a coastal landscape

By Van Dyck, Anthony – Ships on a coastal landscape

By Guillaumin, Armand - In Netherlands

By Guillaumin, Armand – In Netherlands

By Luyken, Jan - Chinese sailing junks on the coast

By Luyken, Jan – Chinese sailing junks on the coast

By Monet - A boat beached on the shore

By Monet – A boat beached on the shore

By Whistler, J. McNeill - Tidal wave

By Whistler, J. McNeill – Tidal wave

By myself - Coastal landscape at St Pere Pescador (Girona) A tribute to my admired Rembrandt

By myself – Coastal landscape at St Pere Pescador (Girona) A tribute to my admired Rembrandt

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Reading, drawing, painting or writing

By Picasso - The painter

By Picasso – The painter

By Hopper - A reader in a public garden at night

By Hopper – A reader in a public garden at night

By Botero, Fernando - News from her lover

By Botero, Fernando – News from her lover

By Rockwell, Norman - The snooper model

By Rockwell, Norman – The snooper model

By Pasternak, Leonid - Two sisters reading

By Pasternak, Leonid – Two sisters reading

By Redon. O. - The reader

By Redon. O. – The reader

By Chagall - Untitled

By Chagall – Untitled

By Matisse - The artist's daughter reading

By Matisse – The artist’s daughter reading

By anonymous french artist of 9th century - A painter copying a portrait, from 'Sacra Parallela' the work of John of Damascus

By anonymous french artist of 9th century – A painter copying a portrait, from ‘Sacra Parallela’ the work of John of Damascus

By Beardsley - A lady chooses a book

By Beardsley – A lady chooses a book

By Klee - A seated girl writes

By Klee – A seated girl writes

By Ancher, Anna K. B. - Reading old woman

By Ancher, Anna K. B. – Reading old woman

By Degas - Sketch of books on shelvings

By Degas – Sketch of books on shelvings

By López, Antonio - Study of his nephew wearing a suit and holding a palette

By López, Antonio – Study of his nephew wearing a suit and holding a palette

By Chodowiecke, Daniel N. -  The public reading

By Chodowiecke, Daniel N. – The public reading

By Gromaire, Marcel - A bare breasted woman seated on a armchair

By Gromaire, Marcel – A bare breasted woman seated on a armchair

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Famous people sketched

By Léger - Rimbaud

By Léger – Rimbaud

By Delacroix - Aspasia, the milesian woman of the 5th century

By Delacroix – Aspasia, the milesian woman of the 5th century

By De la Tour, M. Q. - The french Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher, François-Marie A. Voltaire

By De la Tour, M. Q. – The french Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher, François-Marie A. Voltaire

By Picasso - Portrait of Paul Éluard

By Picasso – Portrait of Paul Éluard

By Della Bella - Galileo Galilei offers the spyglass to the Astronomy, Optics and Mathematics

By Della Bella – Galileo Galilei offers the spyglass to the Astronomy, Optics and Mathematics

By Opisso, Ricard - Oscar Wilde, with Yvette Guilbert and Toulouse-Lautrec at his right, seated at the Cafe de la Galette

By Opisso, Ricard – Oscar Wilde, with Yvette Guilbert and Toulouse-Lautrec at his right, seated at the Cafe de la Galette

By Marstrand, Wilhelm - The danish philosopher Kierkegaard seen in profile

By Marstrand, Wilhelm – The danish philosopher Kierkegaard seen in profile

By Wille, P. A. - The french revolutionary, Georges Jacques Danton

By Wille, P. A. – The french revolutionary, Georges Jacques Danton

By Bree, M. I. Van - Napoleon I

By Bree, M. I. Van – Napoleon I

By Bastien-Lepage - Joan of Arc

By Bastien-Lepage – Joan of Arc

By Cranach, Lucas - Luther's father

By Cranach, Lucas – Luther’s father

By Rivers, Larry - Study for George Washington crossing the Delaware

By Rivers, Larry – Study for George Washington crossing the Delaware

By De la Tour, M. Q. - The head of Madame de Pompadour

By De la Tour, M. Q. – The head of Madame de Pompadour

By Brancusi - James Joyce

By Brancusi – James Joyce

By Cabanel, Alexandre - Louis IX king of France

By Cabanel, Alexandre – Louis IX king of France

By Pasternak, L. - The poet Rainer Maria Rilke near the Red Square and the Kremlin in the background

By Pasternak, L. – The poet Rainer Maria Rilke near the Red Square and the Kremlin in the background

By De Chirico, Giorgio - Euripides, one of the three great tragedians

By De Chirico, Giorgio – Euripides, one of the three great tragedians

By De Musset, A. - George Sand at home

By De Musset, A. – George Sand at home

By De Herrera, Francisco, el Joven - Carlos II king of Castilla and Aragón with his mother Mariana of Austria

By De Herrera, Francisco, el Joven – Carlos II king of Castilla and Aragón with his mother Mariana of Austria

By Deineka Alexander- The poet Mayakovsky

By Deineka Alexander- The poet Mayakovsky

By Alexander Pushkin - An sketch of Nikolai Gogol seen in profile

By Alexander Pushkin – An sketch of Nikolai Gogol seen in profile

By Ilia Efimovich Repin - Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy reading

By Ilia Efimovich Repin – Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy reading

By Bodinier, Guillaume - Portrait of Homer blind

By Bodinier, Guillaume – Portrait of Homer blind

By Helleu, P. - Marcel Proust in deathbed

By Helleu, P. – Marcel Proust in deathbed

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