L'Art Pour L'Art
Zinaida Serebriakova ~ Self Portrait with a Scarf 1911
Zinaida Serebriakova ~ Girl with a Candle (Self Portrait) 1911
Zinaida Serebriakova ~ Self Portrait 1907
Ohara Koson ~ Leaping Salmon 
Mary Cassatt ~ Summertime 1894
Mary Cassatt ~ Maternity 1897

There’s just something about a feminine touch on a painting that allures me so greatly. The soft brush strokes complement the impressionistic style, emphasising the “misty” or “hazy” atmosphere of Cassatt’s paintings. 
Gustave Courbet ~ Portrait of a Spanish Lady 1855
Shostakovich Piano concerto No.2 Andrei Korobeinikov (piano)
Eugene Delacroix ~ Tiger and Snake 1862
Eugene Delacroix ~ Le Puma (Lionne Guettant une Proie) 1859