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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

People from a while back all gorgeously attired. Symbolism with a Pre-Raphaelite twinge. Danish. Agnes Slott-Møller, artist (1861-1937).

"The Dying Betrothed." 1906.
“The Dying Betrothed.” 1906. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Slott-M%C3%B8ller-Betrothed.jpg
"Ebbe Skammelsen i bryllupsgaarden." 1908.
“Ebbe Skammelsen i bryllupsgaarden.” 1908. Oil on canvas. Date and signature on the bottom right “MCMVIII-IX Agnes Slott-Møller.” Private collection. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Slott-M%C3%B8ller-Wedding.jpg
"Kong Valdemars bryllup med Dronning Dagmar." 1932.
“Kong Valdemars bryllup med Dronning Dagmar.” 1932. Courtesy Ringsted Rådhus. Photo credit: Ole Akhøj. Image ©AROS 2017. Fair use license. via https://en.aros.dk/exhibitions_/2018/agnes-slott-moeller/
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More mountains to gaze upon. Own enough of these and your drawing room will look positively Alpine. Danish. Jens Ferdinand Willumsen, artist (1863-1958).

"Sunrise, the Chamonix Valley." No exact date. Oil on canvas.
“Sunrise, the Chamonix Valley.” No exact date. Oil on canvas. © Estate of the artist.Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/jens-ferdinand-willumsen/sunrise-the-chamonix-valley-AbLpvsZJPo7yRZI8FlJcnw2
"Sun Over Southern Mountains." 1902. Oil on canvas.
“Sun Over Southern Mountains.” 1902. Oil on canvas. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://thunderstruck9.tumblr.com/post/134267237721/jens-ferdinand-willumsen-denmark-1863-1958-sun
"The Mountain on the Other Side of the Lake is Colored Red by the Sun’s Rays." 1901.
“The Mountain on the Other Side of the Lake is Colored Red by the Sun’s Rays.” 1901. Watercolor on paper. © Estate of the artist. Image © THE DAVID COLLECTION. Fair use license. via https://www.davidmus.dk/en/collections/danish-modern/paintings
"Mountain Peaks, Switzerland." 1926. Oil on canvas.
“Mountain Peaks, Switzerland.” 1926. Oil on canvas. © Estate of the artist. Image © Mutual Art. Fair use license. via https://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/Mountain-peaks–Switzerland/239CB5F8CE1C9175

Modernist landscapes of the American Southwest by Agnes Lawrence Pelton who lived from 1881 to 1961. Born in Germany she moved to the United States as a child but later studied art in the United States and Europe. Also painted portraits of Southwest Native Americans and still lifes.

"Winter." 1933. 20th c.
“Winter.” 1933. 20th c. © Estate of the artist. Image © Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento. Fair use license. via https://www.crockerart.org/collections/american-art-before-1945/artworks/winter-1933
"Alchemy." 20th c.
“Alchemy.” 20th c. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2019 UC Regents. via https://imca.uci.edu/portfolio-items/alchemy-agnes-pelton/
"Day." 1935. Oil on canvas.
“Day.” 1935. Oil on canvas. © Estate of the artist. Photo courtesy of Phoenix Art Museum. Collection of the Phoenix Art Museum. via https://www.kcrw.com/culture/shows/art-talk/agnes-pelton-at-the-phoenix-art-museum
"Orbits." 1934.
“Orbits.” 1934. © Estate of the artist. Image courtesy Phoenix Art Museum. Image © 2019 Journalistic, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.artandobject.com/shorts/agnes-peltons-transcendental-modernism

Rococo Revival, which emerged during the French Second Empire making for some very interesting porcelain. Topic of my Patreon public (free) post for this Sunday. Enjoy! Link below

https://www.patreon.com/posts/30725966 Five items, not just this one.

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Chandelier with 16 candle arms
Chandelier with 16 candle arms, extensive floral encrusted decorations, figural songbirds and neoclassical figures. Antique. German. Porcelain. Believed to have come from Meissen. Image © 1996 – 2019 GoAntiques LLC . Fair use license. via https://www.goantiques.com/ntique-rococo-revival-40105209

A selection of artwork done by Maurice Pillard for the 1903 work “Etude de la plante : son application aux industries d’art : pochoir, papier peint, etoffes, céramique, marqueterie, tapis, ferronnerie, reliure, dentelles, broderies, vitrail, mosaïque, bijouterie, bronze, orfévrerie.” Published in Paris by the Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts.

"Branc ursine, Feuille de profil." Page 30 (detail).
“Branc ursine, Feuille de profil.” Page 29 (detail). Collection of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125005959479/page/n29
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Mushrooms and toadstools. Page 36 (detail). Collection of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. ln the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125005959479/page/n35
"Anemone Sylvie." Figure 25. Page 37 (detail).
“Anemone Sylvie.” Figure 25. Page 37 (detail). Collection of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. ln the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125005959479/page/n36
"Porillon." Figure 27. Page 38 (detail).
“Porillon.” Figure 27. Page 38 (detail). Collection of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. ln the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125005959479/page/n37
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“Anemone Sylvie.” Figure 26. Page 38 (detail). Collection of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. ln the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125005959479/page/n37

Did a great many other books of pochoir prints too that have been the subject of other blog posts here.

Illustrations from the 1930 brochure for the French ocean line”L’Atlantique.” Compagnie de Navigation Sud-Atlantique, publisher. Collection of the Wolfsonian at Florida International University.

"La Rue Principale." Page 7.
“La Rue Principale.” Page 7. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/7j?search=Deco
"La Grande Salle a Manger." Page 8.
“”La Grande Salle a Manger des Premières Classes.”Page 8. (left side of a two page spread) Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/8j?search=Deco
"Apartement de Luxe." Page 10.
“Apartement de Luxe.” Page 10. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/10j?search=Deco
"La Grande Salle a Manger des Premières Classes."
“La Grande Salle a Manger des Premières Classes.” Page 9. (right side with staircase of a two page spread) Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF078495/00001/8j?search=Deco

Designs like a kaleidoscope for the mind. 20th-century theosophist art by Dutch spiritualist Olga Fröbe-Kapteyn (1881-1962).

"The Grail." 1930. Silkscreen.
“The Grail.” 1930. Silkscreen. © Estate of the artist. Image © https://lexiconmag.com/content/theos.html
"Eternal Energy." ca. 1930. Silkscreen.
“Eternal Energy.” ca. 1930. Silkscreen. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://www.shishigami.com/esotericart/olga.html
Untitled. ca. 1927-34.
Untitled. ca. 1927-34. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://labyrinthos.co/blogs/learn-tarot-with-labyrinthos-academy/5-mystics-who-created-sacred-geometry-art