I like that you changed the angle to show the characters expression more. I'd like to see maybe some motion coming from the pallet that she is standing on. To show it's moving and transporting her. I also agree with tombarrettillo's feedback on the lighting and diego_biosteam comments too. I like this so far
I did have J.C. Leyendecker in my list but I took him out in favor of some of the vintage mystery books...I do like your list though, @MissMarck .
These are the 20 images I've come up with myself. It seems like I like the highly rendered images and simple textured ones.
I'm trying to decide which one to do the master study of. Maybe the Julie Dillon one or Justin Gerard one...