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Best of Book Riot: 16 Paintings Featuring Books

To celebrate the end of the year, we’re running some of our favorite posts from the last six months. We’ll be back with all-new stuff on January 7th.

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The Sketchbook by Eduardo Leon Garrido

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Still-Life of Books by Jan Davidsz de Heem

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Portrait of a Man holding a book by Rogier van der Weyden

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St Catherine Reading a Book by Carlo Dolci

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The Book Lover I by Frantisek Kupka

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Still Life Vase with Oleanders and Books by Vincent Van Gogh

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The Bookworm by Carl Spitzweg

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Reading A Book by Rudolf Ernst

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Her Favorite Book by Pino Daeni

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Young Maiden Reading a Book by Pierre-Auguste Cot

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Bookshelves by Giuseppe Maria Crespi

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A Young Girl Reading, or The Reader by Jean-Honoré Fragonard

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Still Life with Books and Candle by Henri Matisse

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A Good Book by Ludovico Marchetti

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Young Woman with Book by Edouard Manet

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Book Transforming Itself into a Nude Woman by Salvador Dali