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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

Paintings of women in interesting poses and attire. Not sure they sat around the house like that. Probably not. Italian. Cesare Saccaggi, artist (1868-1934).

“Semiramide." No date.
“Semiramide.” No date. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.pinterest.com/pin/466192998912040076/?lp=true
"La Vetta." 1912.
“La Vetta.” 1912. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/fracoraggio/14065921903
"Prozession zu Ehren der Mutter Natur."
“Prozession zu Ehren der Mutter Natur.” Depiction of a procession in honor of Mother Nature with an icon of Diana of Erhesius, Goddess of Fertility. 19th-20th c. Pastel. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.copia-di-arte.com/a/saccaggi-cesare/prozessionzuehrendermutte.html
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Imperial Russian tableware to impress your future mother-in-law when she comes to lunch. One piece from the banquet service commissioned from Fedor Solntsev for the 1848 marriage of Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolaevich.

Master salt with an exterior decorated with a continuous scene of birds alighting on a lake against a setting sun.
Salt with an exterior decorated with a continuous scene of birds alighting on a lake against a setting sun that alternates with stylized flowerheads. Domed foot with stylized flowerheads against an iron red ground with cable border. 1899-1908. Made in Moscow. gilded silver and cloisonné enamel. Feodor Rückert, maker. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/jewelry/objets-dart-vertu/enamel-frames-objects/russian-imperial-silver-shaded-enamel-master-salt-birds-ruckert/id-j_54506/
Teapot. 1895.
Teapot. 1895. Made in Moscow. Silver-gilt and shaded cloisonné enamel in a floral pattern. Ivan Saltykov, maker. Hallmarked Moscow. Cyrillic maker’s mark for Ivan Saltykov and 84 silver standard. Image courtesy Jackson’s Auction, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Image © 2002-2019 LiveAuctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/11542320_32-russian-silver-gilt-and-enameled-tea-pot-saltykov
Spoon. 1899-1908.
Spoon. 1899-1908. Silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel. Fabergé, Feodor Rückert, Moscow, probable workmaster. Struck K.Fabergé in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial Warrant, 88 standard, scratched inventory number 2(?)2873. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/fr/auctions/ecatalogue/2013/russian-works-of-art-faberge-and-icons-l13113/lot.508.html
Ice cup from the service of Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolaevich
Ice cup from the service of Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolaevich. 1848. Porcelain with paint, gilt, and underglaze blue, one side with the Duke’s cypher “VKKN” and on the other with the Imperial eagle, and strapwork geometric and foliate designs. Interior partially gilt. Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, Saint Petersburg, maker. Image © Northeast Auctions. Fair use license. via https://northeastauctions.com/product/russian-porcelain-ice-cup-from-the-service-of-grand-duke-konstantin-nikolaevich-the-imperial-porcelain-manufactory-st-petersburg-period-of-nicholas-i-1825-55-circa-1848/

Still lifes or bodegóns with food hanging on strings. Baroque art by Spanish painter Juan Sánchez Cotán, who lived from 1560 to 1627 and was a monk too. Maybe that’s why the fruit is just out of reach.

"Still Life with Fruit and Vegetables." ca. 1602.
“Still Life with Fruit and Vegetables.” ca. 1602. Oil on canvas. Image © Várez Fisa Collection, Madrid. Fair use license. via https://www.guggenheim.org/arts-curriculum/topic/bodegones
"Still Life with Game Fowl,Vegetables and Fruits." 1602.
“Still Life with Game Fowl, Vegetables, and Fruits.” 1602. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Museo del Prado, Madrid. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Still_Life_with_Game_Fowl,Vegetables_and_Fruits,_Prado,_Museum,Madrid,1602,HernaniCollection.jpg
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Still life with Quince, Cabbage, Melon, and Cucumber. ca. 1600. Oil on canvas. Collection of the San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego. Photo credit: The Yorck Project (2002) .In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fra_Juan_S%C3%A1nchez_Cot%C3%A1n_001.jpg

Far away places out in Oceania mostly. A time that isn’t coming back. British artist William Hodges. Living from 1744 to 1797, he accompanied James Cook on his second voyage to the Pacific.

Tomb and Distant View of Rajmahal Hills 1782 by William Hodges 1744-1797
“Tomb and Distant View of Rajmahal Hills.” 1782. Image © Tate Gallery, London. Fair use license. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/william-hodges-263
"South-West Face of Chunargarh Fortress." 18th c.
“South-West Face of Chunargarh Fortress.” 18th c. Photo credit: Wolverhampton Arts and Heritage. Image © Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/south-west-face-of-chunargarh-fortress-19322/search/actor:hodges-william-17441797/page/1/view_as/grid
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“Tahiti Revisited.” 1776. Oil on canvas. Collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_Hodges_-_Tahiti_Revisited_-_WGA11447.jpg
"A View of the Monuments of Easter Island [Rapanui]." ca. 1776.
“A View of the Monuments of Easter Island [Rapanui].” ca. 1776. Oil on panel. Image © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Fair use license. via https://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/13275.html

Ideas for your home to push every day back to when any old room designed by Jean Royère was it. Living from 1902 to 1981, he also did design work for the 1960’s steamer “France”. Collections of MAD- Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris.

"Projet de salle de séjour." 20th c.
“Projet de salle de séjour.” 20th c. French. Faded pencil. Inventory #48495.18. Image © MAD – Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Fair use license. via http://collections.lesartsdecoratifs.fr/projet-de-salle-de-sejour-6
"Projet de Salon." 20th c.
“Projet de Salon.” 20th c. French. Watercolor, gouache and pencil. Inventory #48495.57. Image © MAD – Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Fair use license. via http://collections.lesartsdecoratifs.fr/projet-de-salon-0
"Projet de salle à manger pour Madame Beaulac." 20th c.
“Projet de salle à manger pour Madame Beaulac.” 20th c. Faded pencil on paper. Image © MAD – Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Fair use license. via http://collections.lesartsdecoratifs.fr/projet-de-salle-a-manger-pour-madame-beaulac

American Art glass from the Quezal Art Glass & Decorating Company, of Queens, New York. Art Nouveau in style.

Tumblers. ca. 1916.
Tumblers. ca. 1916. Image © 2019 The Museum of Modern Art. Fair use license. via https://www.moma.org/collection/works/1844
Lampshade. No date.
Lampshade with a gold interior and threaded decoration on an ivory ground. No date. Engraved “Quezal.” Image © 2019 Heritage Auctions, Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/paintings/an-american-art-glass-lamp-shade-quezal-art-glass-and-decorating-company-queens-new-yorkmarks-quezal/a/5039-69331.s
Pair of lampshades. 1910-20.
Pair of lampshades. 1910-20. Image © Art Institute of Chicago. Fair use license. via https://www.artic.edu/artworks/27851/pair-of-lampshades
Iridescent Glass Vase.
Vase in iridescent glass. No date. In the public domain due to age. https://statuv.com/media/190628996702132146/
"Pulled Feather" lamp shade.
“Pulled Feather”lampshade. Art glass shade encircled with green pulled feather with a gold band decoration on an opalescent ground and gold interior. ca. 1920. Signed “Quezal.” Image ©2000-19 Eron Johnson Antiques, Ltd. Fair use license. via https://eronjohnsonantiques.com/products/g0812-american-quezal-art-glass-lily-lamp-shade

Skies to lose your self in. Russian landscape painter Arkhip Kuindzhi (1842 to 1910). The earth part very nice too.

"Red Sunset on the Dnieper." 1905-1908.
“Red Sunset on the Dnieper.” 1905-1908. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/436833
"After a thunderstorm." 1879.
“After a thunderstorm.” 1879. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kuindzhi_After_thunderstorm_1879_Sumy.jpg
"Sunset in the Desert." 1900.
“Sunset in the Desert.” 1900. Oil on canvas. In the public domain due to age. via https://arthive.com/arkhipkuindzhi/works/32645~Sunset_in_the_desert.
"Der Elbrus, Mondnacht." 1890-95.
“Der Elbrus, Mondnacht.” 1890-95. Oil on paper mounted on canvas. Collection of the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Archip_Iwanowitsch_Kuindshi_002.jpg