theearthinimages:

Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. By Patricio Dell’Orto
books0977:

Girl reading on bench modeling the new American Look. LIFE, April 1945. Photographer: Nina Leen.
Many of Leen’s assignments were quite pedestrian but Leen found tension and interest in the real world, and her subjects weren’t actors—they were just everyday people living out their lives. 
the-garden-of-delights:

“The Painter and His Model” (1855) by Alfred Stevens (1823-1906).
stelle-e-stalle:

John MacDonald Aiken Portrait of the Artist and his Wife (1910) oil on canvas
awakyn:

Prague