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Landscapes by American painter Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925). Various collections. Mostly with trees, one with just water.

"Morning." Undated.
“Morning.” Undated. Image courtesy Peabody Institute. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.urbanartantiques.com/2009/dwight-william-tryon-and-his-early-spring/
"After Sunset looking East." 1915. Painting.
“After Sunset looking East.” 1915. Painting. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:After_sunset_looking_east_dwight_william_tryon.jpeg
"Apple Blossoms." ca. 1895.
“Apple Blossoms.” ca. 1895. Painting. Signed D W Tryon 1805″ on the bottom right. Uploaded by and collection of the Brooklyn Museum. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brooklyn_Museum_-_Apple_Blossoms_-_Dwight_William_Tryon_-_overall.jpg
"Before Sunrise, June 1905." 1905.
“Before Sunrise, June.” 1905. Oil on canvas. Image © 2019 Detroit Institute of Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.dia.org/art/collection/object/sunrise-june-63762
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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

Images from the now mostly forgotten 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne which was held in Paris, France when World War II was just a hop, skip and jump away.

USSR pavilion. 1937.
USSR pavilion. 1937. From the official album of the Exposition internationale des Arts et des techniques appliqués à la vie moderne – Paris 1937. copyright La Photolith. In the public domain in the United States and other countries where the copyright term is 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Paris-expo-1937-pavillon_de_l%27URSS-13.jpg
German pavilion. 1937.
German pavilion. 1937. From the official album of the Exposition internationale des Arts et des techniques appliqués à la vie moderne – Paris 1937. copyright La Photolith. Image © Archives of Dr. Chris Mullen. Fair use license. via https://www.messynessychic.com/2016/09/21/when-paris-invited-both-the-nazis-and-the-soviets-to-its-1937-world-expo/
La Garderie d'Enfants. 1937.
La Garderie d’Enfants. 1937. From the official album of the Exposition internationale des Arts et des techniques appliqués à la vie moderne – Paris 1937. copyright La Photolith. Image © Archives of Dr. Chris Mullen. Fair use license. via https://www.messynessychic.com/2016/09/21/when-paris-invited-both-the-nazis-and-the-soviets-to-its-1937-world-expo/
Great Britain and Canada Pavilion. 1937.
Great Britain and Canada Pavilion. 1937. From the official album of the Exposition internationale des Arts et des techniques appliqués à la vie moderne – Paris 1937. copyright La Photolith. Image © Archives of Dr. Chris Mullen. Fair use license. via https://www.messynessychic.com/2016/09/21/when-paris-invited-both-the-nazis-and-the-soviets-to-its-1937-world-expo/

Plates from “Recueil de décorations intérieures” which was published for Napoleon and his empress Josephine. All of these from Cahier 1 which appeared in 1801. French. Charles Percier and Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine, artists.

"Détails et Ajustements turés de l'Atelier de Peinture du C. I------." Plate 4, Cahier 1.
“Détails et Ajustements turés de l’Atelier de Peinture du C. I——.” Plate 4, Cahier 1. Image © University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. Fair use license. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.PercierI.p0012&id=DLDecArts.PercierI&isize=M
"Vue perspective de l'Atélier de Peinture du C. I------à Paris." Plate 1.
“Vue perspective de l’Atélier de Peinture du C. I——à Paris.” Plate 1, Cahier 1. Image © University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. Fair use license. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=article&did=DLDecArts.PercierI.i0005&id=DLDecArts.PercierI&isize=M
"Paneaux et Frises de l'Atélier de Peinture du C. I------." Plate 5, Cahier 1.
“Paneaux et Frises de l’Atélier de Peinture du C. I——.” Plate 5, Cahier 1. Image © University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. Fair use license. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.PercierI.p0013&id=DLDecArts.PercierI&isize=M
"Fauteuil et Vases éxécutés à Paris dans la Maison du C. D------,   p." Plate 6, Cahier 1.
“Fauteuil et Vases éxécutés à Paris dans la Maison du C. D——, p.” Plate 6, Cahier 1. . Image © University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. Fair use license. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.PercierI.p0014&id=DLDecArts.PercierI&isize=M
"Face latérale de l'Atélier de Peinture du C. I------." Plate 2.
“Face latérale de l’Atélier de Peinture du C. I——.” Plate 2, Cahier 1. Image © University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. Fair use license. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.PercierI.p0010&id=DLDecArts.PercierI&isize=M
"Plafond de l'Atélier de Peinture du C. I------." Plate 3.
“Plafond de l’Atélier de Peinture du C. I——.” Plate 3, Cahier 1. 1801. Image © University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. Fair use license. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.PercierI.p0011&id=DLDecArts.PercierI&isize=M

Engravings from the scientific work “Perspectiva Corporum Regularium” which is remembered for its engravings of polyhedra and was published in 1568 by Wenzel Jamnitzer who worked in Nuremberg. Living from 1507 to 1585, he worked as a court goldsmith when he wasn’t busy doing science.

Plate, inscribed "H IIII" on the upper right.
Plate, inscribed “H IIII” on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.design-is-fine.org/post/176135695864/wenzel-jamnitzer-perspectiva-corporum
Plate, inscribed "H II" on the upper right.
Plate, inscribed “H II” on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.design-is-fine.org/post/176135695864/wenzel-jamnitzer-perspectiva-corporum
Plate, inscribed "H I" on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper.
Plate, inscribed “H I” on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper. In the public domain due to age. via http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2009/08/jamnitzer-perspectiva.html
Plate, inscribed "H III" on the upper right.
Plate, inscribed “H III” on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.design-is-fine.org/post/176135695864/wenzel-jamnitzer-perspectiva-corporum

Blue-green Art Deco stoneware from Sweden. Part of Wilhelm Kåge’s “Argenta” series which he produced for the Gustavsberg Factory.

Vase. 1930s-1940s.
Vase. 1930s-1940s. Stoneware with a green glaze and silver overlay. Stamped: “Argenta 1046 / Gustavsberg Kåge.” Image © Maison Gerard, New York. Fair use license. via http://www.maisongerard.com/collection/wilhelm-kage-1889-1961-for-gustavsberg4
Vase. No exact date.
Vase. No exact date. Stoneware with green glaze and silver overlay. Makers marks on the underside. Image © 2008-2019 Bukowski Auktioner AB. Fair use license. via https://www.bukowskis.com/en/auctions/569/875-a-wilhelm-kage-argenta-stoneware-vase-gustavsberg
Charger. Early 20th c.
Charger. Early 20th c. Stoneware with a green glaze and silver overlay. Makers marks on underside. Image © 2019 Chairish, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.chairish.com/product/2066762/wilhelm-kage-argenta-series-charger-for-gustavsberg

Rooms to time travel back to and hide in. I for one am not returning. French. Charles Giraud, artist (1819-1892).

"Vue d’un salon bourgeois." 1877.
“Vue d’un salon bourgeois.” 1877. Signed and dated “Ch Giraud/1877” on the lower left. Canvas. Image © Drouot-CGU. Fair use license. via https://www.drouot.com/lots/9251784?actionParam=&controllerParam=&fromId=&controller=lot&action=publicShow&id=9251784&lang=en
La Véranda de la princesse Mathilde
“La Véranda de la princesse Mathilde.” circa 1864. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2017/07/24-rue-de-courcelles-paris-interiors-of.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+GodsAndFoolishGrandeur+(Gods+and+Foolish+Grandeur)
Salon de la princesse Mathilde 1859
“Le Salon de la princesse Mathilde.” 1859. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.walmart.com/ip/Salon-of-Princess-Mathilde-Bonaparte-Rue-de-Courcelles-Paris-1859-Print-Wall-Art-By-Charles-Giraud/566506946
A Salon in the Hotel of Monsieur Basile Parent, Place Vendome, Paris."
“A Salon in the Hotel of Monsieur Basile Parent, Place Vendome, Paris.” 19th c. Image © Bridgeman Berlin. Fair use license. via https://www.art-prints-on-demand.com/a/giraud/asaloninthehotelofmonsieu.html

More images from the arctic, these being plates made from watercolors from Fridtjof Nansen’s “In Nacht und Eis. Die Norwegische Polarexpedition 1893-96” Volume I, published in Leipzig in 1897 by F.A. Brockhaus.

"Sonnenuntergant an der nordkuste asiens: das land im norden der Chalanga Mündung, 12 September, 1893." 1897.
“Sonnenuntergant an der nordkuste asiens: das land im norden der Chalanga Mündung, 12 September, 1893.” Page 116, Volume 1. 1897. Fridtjof Nansen, watercolorist. Collection of and digitalized by the University of Toronto. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/innachtundeisdie01nans/page/n116
"In der Polarnacht" (24 Nov. 1883).
“In der Polarnacht” (24 Nov. 1883). Page 268, Volume 1. Fridtjof Nansen, watercolorist. Collection of and digitalized by the University of Toronto. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/innachtundeisdie01nans/page/n268
innachtundeisdie01nans_0369
“Nordlicht.” (18 October, 1894). Page 358, Volume 1. Fridtjof Nansen, watercolorist. Collection of and digitalized by the University of Toronto. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/innachtundeisdie01nans/page/n358
innachtundeisdie01nans_0531
“Nordlichtkrone (22 October, 1894). Page 531. Volume 1. Fridtjof Nansen, watercolorist. Collection of and digitalized by the University of Toronto. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/innachtundeisdie01nans/page/n520

 

There is also a volume II with more plates. See those soon.

Paintings of life at the top of the world just a bit back. Danish. Harald Viggo Moltke, artist. Living from 1871 to 1960 he was also an author, explorer, and served as a draftsman on four Arctic expeditions.

"Polareskimoer på vandring" (Polar Eskimoes Wandering). 1903.
“Polareskimoer på vandring” (Polar Eskimoes Wandering). 1903. Made in connection with polar explorer Knud Rasmussen’s Danish Literary Greenland Expedition in 1902 to 1904, the aim of which was to discover and collect the Inuit’s myths and their understanding of the world. Image © Nuuk Kunstmuseum, Nuuk, Greenland. Fair use license. via http://www.nuukkunstmuseum.com/en/artist-of-the-month/harald-moltke-1871-1960/
"A Study for a composition depicting participants in an expedition to Greenland."
“A Study for a composition depicting participants in an expedition to Greenland.” No date. Oil on canvas laid on panel. Image © 2019 MutualArt Services, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/A-Study-for-a-composition-depicting-part/D7F9AEFE9C798CC7
"A Sealer's Wife carrying her child on her Back." No date.
“A Sealer’s Wife carrying her child on her Back.” No date. Oil on canvas. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/harald-viggo-moltke/a-sealers-wife-carrying-her-child-on-her-back-d0VBLQHERzVcpMO83pieAQ2
"Sealers watching an Umiak in a Greenlandic Fjord." No date.
“Sealers watching an Umiak in a Greenlandic Fjord.” No date. Image © 2015 – 2019 BIDTOART. Fair use license. via https://bidtoart.com/en/fine-art/sealers-watching-an-umiak-in-a-greenlandic-fiord/3915813