Pierre Bonnard, The Letter, 1906

 Vincent Van Gogh,  Joseph Roulin (The Postman) , 1888

Vincent Van Gogh, Joseph Roulin (The Postman), 1888

 Johannes Vermeer,  Woman in Blue Reading a Letter , 1662 - 1663

Johannes Vermeer, Woman in Blue Reading a Letter, 1662 - 1663

 William Michael Harnett,  The Artist's Letter Rack , 1879

William Michael Harnett, The Artist's Letter Rack, 1879

The Letter

2015 / altered digital images

A letter written by a woman depicted in Pierre Bonnard's painting The Letter (1906) is delivered, read and kept in three predating historical paintings.