Unknown drawing of man in library, probably early 20th century.
A Gentleman's Library from Ackermann's Repository of the Arts.
From The Story of a Country House by John Strickland Goodall.
Trinity College Library: The “Long Room” in the 18th century, watercolor of James Malton.
"The Library" by Rob Gonsolves.
The Library at Hardwick Hall Derbyshire, W. Nicholson, 1891.
An unknown image, likely 18th-century.
Sir Rowland and Lady Winn in the library at Nostell Priory in Yorkshire, England, attributed to Hugh Douglas Hamilton, 1770.
Harriet Backer (Norwegian, 1845-1932), The Library of Thorval Boeck.
The Bookworm ("Der Bücherwurm"), an 1850 oil-on-canvas painting by the German painter and poet Carl Spitzweg. This is perhaps the most famous depiction of libraries and reading in art, used for many book-plates and other book-related imagery. For more about this painting see Wikipedia's entry.
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