Santiago Rusiñol, Romantic novel

Santiago Rusiñol - Romantic Novel - Paris, 1894
 

Santiago Rusiñol, Romantic novel

 

Santiago Rusiñol, Romantic novel

Reading we have already seen can also be an act of distraction, to pass the time.  This painting by Santiago Rusiñol shows this, in which we can know what topic has been chosen by the reader due to the clue given by the painter: the Romantic novel.  Reading as a distraction is also presented to us by Martí i Alsina in la Migdiada (The Nap).

Other artists, such as Joan Llimona, distinguished representative of the Cercle Artístic de Sant Lluc, is inclined towards another type of reading: that of pious books, those that talk of the Christian values, as we can see in Reading

 

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