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Family portraits by American painter Eastman Johnson. Living from 1824 to 1906 he studied art in Düsseldorf, The Hague and Paris. One of the founders of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Portrait of the Brown family. Based on a Matthew Brady photograph.  1869.
Portrait of the Brown family. Based on a Matthew Brady photograph. 1869. Collection of the de Young Museum, San Francisco. Cc0 license 1.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Portraits_(The_Brown_Family)_by_Eastman_Johnson,_1869,_oil_on_canvas,_based_on_a_Mathew_Brady_photograph_-_De_Young_Museum_-_DSC00950.JPG
Christmas Time: The Blodgett Family. 1864.
Christmas Time: The Blodgett Family. 1864. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/11258
Alfrederick Hatch Family. 1870-1871.
Alfrederick Hatch Family. 1870-1871. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/11263

Advertising posters for airships from the mid-1930’s when they were the most stylish way to travel. All by the very gifted German illustrator Jupp Wiertz.

"En 2 Jours vers l'Ameriqué du Nord!" 1936.
“En 2 Jours vers l’Ameriqué du Nord!” 1936. Poster picturing the Hindenburg zeppelin (LZ-129) soaring over the skyscrapers of Manhattan from the year before the New Jersey crash. French version of the poster. Jupp Wiertz, illustrator (1881-1939). Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/auction-lot/JUPP-WIERTZ-(1881-1939).-EN-2-JOURS-VERS-L’AM&201;RIQUE-DU–2515+++++337+-++754846
"A Pleasant Trip to Germany." ca. 1935.
Jupp Wiertz (1888-1939) “A Pleasant Trip to Germany.” ca. 1935. Offset lithograph in colors backed on linen. Jupp Wiertz, illustrator (1888-1939). Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/jupp-wiertz-1888-1939-a-pleasant-trip-5429799-details.aspx
Poster advertising the Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei which made transatlantic flights to Brazil. ca. 1936.
Poster advertising the Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei which made transatlantic flights to Brazil. ca. 1936. Printed by Eschebach & Schaeffer, Leipzig. French text, poster made for the French market. Jupp Wiertz, illustrator (1881-1939) Printer: Eschebach & Schaeffer, Leipzig. Image © lotsearch.de. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.de/lot/artist-jupp-wiertz-1881-1939-size-23-3-8-x-32-3-4-in-59-3-x-83-2-cm-43616787?perPage=50&page=2
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People getting bored and hanging out in the artwork waiting for everyone to go home for the night so they can have fun. Swedish.Julius Kronberg, artist (1850-1921).

"Hvilande danserska." 1880.
“Hvilande danserska.” 1880. Watercolor. Image © 2018 Blouin Corp. Fair use license. via https://blouinartsalesindex.com/auctions/Julius-Kronberg-6108342/Hvilande-danserska-1890
"Perseus releases Andromeda" (detail). 1918.
“Perseus releases Andromeda” (detail). 1918. Oil on plaster with putty fabric. Collection of the Hallwyl Museum, Stockholm. Photo credit: Samuel Uhrdin. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:M%C3%A5lning._Julius_Kronberg._Perseus_befriar_Andromeda._1918._Detalj_-_Hallwylska_museet_-_21483.tif
"The Sacrifice of Hope on the Altar of Love." 1884.
“The Sacrifice of Hope on the Altar of Love.” 1884. Gold bronze with watercolor and gouache. Image © 2018, Blouin Corp. Fair use license. via https://www.blouinartinfo.com/galleryguide-venues/753196/past-results/107998?currency=usd
"David and Saul." 1885.
“David and Saul.” 1885. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Julius_Kronberg_David_och_Saul_1885.jpg

Pictures of flowers to make your boudoir look like a garden whenever you like, even in the darkness of winter. British. Mary Elizabeth Duffield, artist. Living from 1819 to 1914 she painted both fruit and flowers.

"Roses and Jasmine." No date.
“Roses and Jasmine.” No date. Watercolor. Image courtesy Bonhams London. Image © lotsearch.de. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.de/lot/mary-elizabeth-duffield-1819-1914-39848481
Still life of roses. No date.
Still life of roses. No date. Watercolor. Image © 2016 – 2019 The Swan Gallery & SWD, Sherborne. Fair use license. via https://www.swangallery.co.uk/view-item.php?sid=4c4e071fda2cf576be081f32030afdc5&itemid=1000364
"Straw mat covered with fruit and flowers." No date.
“Straw mat covered with fruit and flowers.” No date. Mary Elizabeth Duffield, artist. Image © Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Fair use license. via https://www.apollo-magazine.com/flowers-fitz/

A bit of the Pre Raphaelite dreaminess after one would have thought it had come and gone. American. Art by illustrator and artist Charles Allen Winter (1869 – 1942).

"Cleopatra/Fantaisie Egyptienne" (detail). 1898.
“Cleopatra/Fantaisie Egyptienne” (detail). 1898. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://mertseger-blog.tumblr.com/post/19242125912/charles-allen-winter-fantaisie-egyptienne
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“Woman Reading.” ca. 1898. Oil on canvas. Image © Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester. Fair use license. via https://www.capeannmuseum.org/cam-book-club-2017-18/
Portrait of a woman. No date.
Portrait of a woman. No date. Image © 2019 MCH Group. Fair use license. via https://curiator.com/art/charles-allen-winter/portrait-of-a-woman

People on holiday from just a little while back. Canadian. James Wilson Morrice, painter (1865-1924). From Canada but studied and mostly painted in France.

"Dieppe." 1906.
“Dieppe.” 1906. Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/morrice_james_wilson_15E.html
"The Regatta." ca. 1902-1907.
“The Regatta.” ca. 1902-1907. Oil on panel. Photo and image © 2019 National Gallery of Canada. Fair use license. via https://www.gallery.ca/magazine/exhibitions/ngc/james-wilson-morrice-the-ak-prakash-collection-in-trust-to-the-nation
"Casino by the Sea." 1916-1926.
“Casino by the Sea.” 1916-1926. Graphite and watercolor on wove paper mounted on board. Collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario. In the public domain in the United States and Canada. via

Selected images of the Villa Medici in Rome that travel back and forth through time. All great. The villa having been completed in 1544 with gardens dating back to Ancient Rome, it has been the subject of many paintings.

"View of Rome from Villa Medici." 1712.
“View of Rome from Villa Medici.” 1712. Oil on canvas. Dutch. Caspar (Or Gaspar) van Wittel, artist (1652 or 1653-1736). Collection of the National Museum, Warsaw, Poland. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wittel_View_of_Rome_from_Villa_Medici.jpg
"View of the Villa Medici Rome." Undated.
“View of the Villa Medici Rome.” Undated. French. Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, artist (1780-1867). In the public domain due to age. via https://www.oceansbridge.com/shop/styles/renaissance-high/view-of-the-villa-medici-rome
"Fountain at the Villa Medici." 1904. Oil on layered cardboard.
“Fountain at the Villa Medici.” 1904. French. Oil on layered cardboard. © Maurice Denis/Artists Rights Society (ARS). Credit: The Holliday Collection. Image © Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis. Fair use license. via http://collection.imamuseum.org/artwork/33413/
"View of the Gardens of the Villa Medici in Rome." 1629.
“View of the Gardens of the Villa Medici in Rome.” 1629. Spanish. Oil on canvas. Diego Velázquez, artist (1599-1660). In the public domain due to age. via https://ruthcanodai.wordpress.com/2018/09/23/trabajo-de-semana-17-20-de-septiembre/
View of the Villa Medici, Rome; verso: Sketches of a basin and the capital and base of a column.
View of the Villa Medici, Rome; verso: Sketches of a basin and the capital and base of a column. Drawing. 1807. French. Graphite on white wove paper. Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, artist (1780-1867). Collection of the Harvard Museums. Image © President and Fellows of Harvard College. Fair use license. via https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/art/296907
"The Artist in His Room at the Villa Medici, Rome." 1817.
“The Artist in His Room at the Villa Medici, Rome.” 1817. French. Léon Cogniet, artist (1794-1880). Image © 2019 MCH Group. Fair use license. via https://curiator.com/art/leon-cogniet/the-artist-in-his-room-at-the-villa-medici-rome

Neo-Pompeian art with a 19th-century Italian spin. Alfonso Savini, artist. Living from 1838 to 1908, he exhibited at the Exhibition of Fine Arts in Turin in 1884.

"Lydia and the Lyre." 1874.
“Lydia and the Lyre.” 1874. Image © Stanworth Fine Art, Leicester. Fair use license. via https://stanworthfineart.com/herring-senior-2/
"An Old Testament Story." No date.
“An Old Testament Story.” No date. Photo and image © Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, mima. Fair use license. via https://www.artuk.org/discover/artists/savini-alfonso-18361908/search/nationality:Italian/page/38# An Old Testament Story
"Scène à Pompéi avec la servante aveugle Nydia et le Noble Glaucus." 1869.
“Scène à Pompéi avec la servante aveugle Nydia et le Noble Glaucus.” 1869. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://leprincelointain.blogspot.com/2018/06/alfonso-savini-1836-1908-scene-pompei.html