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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

People out and about and having fun outdoors. If you look long enough, maybe you can go on the picnic too. American. Gifford Reynolds Beal, artist. Living from 1879 to 1956, he studied with William Merritt Chase.

“Summer Cottage.” 1915. Oil on canvas. Signed “Gifford Beal” and dated “15” on the lower center. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2011/american-paintings-drawings-sculpture/lot.49.html
“Afternoon, Nassau, 1925.” 1925. Watercolor on paper. Signed and dated “Gifford Beal 1925” in the lower center. Collections of the Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Image © Estate of Gifford Beal, Courtesy of Kraushaar Galleries. Fair use license. via https://www.albrightknox.org/artworks/rca19632-afternoon-nassau
“Armistice Day, 1918.” 1918. American. Watercolor and gouache on paper. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York © Estate of Gifford Beal, Courtesy of Kraushaar Galleries. Fair use license. via https://www.albrightknox.org/artworks/rca19633-armistice-day-1918

Portrait paintings of women and children. American. Myrtle Jean MacLane (M. Jean MacLane), painter. Living from 1878 to 1964, she studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

“Heading for Bath.” 1921. American. Oil on canvas. Signature and date on the upper left. Image source: William Doyle Auctions, New York. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jean_McLane,_Heading_for_Bath,_1921.jpg
“Beach Life. Devonshire.” 1926. Oil on canvas. Signed “JEAN MacLANE” and dated 1926 on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/american-art-2/myrtle-jean-maclane-beach-life-devonshire
“Against the Red Cliffs of Devon.” ca. 1926-1927. Oil on canvas. Signed “Myrtle MacLane” on the lower left. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2020 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/fine-art-painting-american/myrtle-jean-maclane-american-1878-1964-against-the-red-cliffs-of-devon-circa-1926-1927oil-on-canvas36-x-45/a/5096-64308.s

Renaissance calligraphy and botany all in one place. More from the illuminated manuscript “Mira calligraphae monumenta”. Calligraphy done in 1561 and 1562 by Georg Bocskay, secretary to the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I. Flora and fauna added 30 years later by Joris Hoefnagel at the request of Ferdinand’s grandson Rudolph II.

“Common Apple, European Wild Pansy, and Giant Filbert.” 1561-1562 with illumination added 1591-1596. Flemish and Hungarian, created in Vienna. Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment. Ms. 20 (86.MV.527), fol. 18. Joris Hoefnagel and Georg Bocskay, creators. Collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum. No copyright, part of the Getty Museum’s Open Content program. via http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/2298/joris-hoefnagel-and-georg-bocskay-common-apple-european-wild-pansy-and-giant-filbert-flemish-and-hungarian-1561-1562-illumination-added-1591-1596/
“Sweet Violet and Spanish Broom.” 1561-1562 with illumination added 1591-1596. Flemish and Hungarian, created in Vienna. Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment. Ms. 20 (86.MV.527), fol. 20, Joris Hoefnagel and Georg Bocskay, creators. Collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum. No copyright, part of the Getty Museum’s Open Content program. via http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/2300/joris-hoefnagel-and-georg-bocskay-sweet-violet-and-spanish-broom-flemish-and-hungarian-1561-1562-illumination-added-1591-1596/
“Dianthus and Almond.” 1561-1562 with illumination added 1591-1596. Flemish and Hungarian, created in Vienna. Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment. Ms. 20 (86.MV.527), fol. 21. Joris Hoefnagel and Georg Bocskay, creators. Collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum. No copyright, part of the Getty Museum’s Open Content program. via http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/2302/joris-hoefnagel-and-georg-bocskay-dianthus-and-almond-flemish-and-hungarian-1561-1562-illumination-added-1591-1596/
“Gesner’sTulip, Ichneumon Fly, Kidney Bean, and Scarlet Runner Bean.” 1561-1562 with illumination added 1591-1596. Flemish and Hungarian, created in Vienna. Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment. Ms. 20 (86.MV.527), fol. 23. Joris Hoefnagel and Georg Bocskay, creators. Collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum. No copyright, part of the Getty Museum’s Open Content program. via http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/2304/joris-hoefnagel-and-georg-bocskay-gesner’stulip-ichneumon-fly-kidney-bean-and-scarlet-runner-bean-flemish-and-hungarian-1561-1562-illumination-added-1591-1596/

More promotional Fans (eventail) advertising various French alcoholic beverages. All fun with great artwork. From the website of Coutau-Bégarie in Paris.

Dubonnet fan with a double sheet of printed paper with identical decoration on both sides and a wooden frame. after Cassandre. ca. 1932. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie, Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425717?npp=100&sort=1&
“Champagne de Castellane” fan, double sheet of paper printed in the style of Alphonse Mucha with a wooden frame. ca. 1900. Duvelleroy Paris Fans, maker. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie, Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425718?npp=100&sort=1&
Champagne Marceaux fan with double sheets of paper printed after L. Bonnotte showing a policeman watching the wind lift the skirts of an elegant woman with the Sacré-Cœur and the Butte Montmartre in the background and a wooden frame. 1921. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie, Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425719?npp=100&sort=1&
“Le pesage d’Auteuil d’après Sem” fan with a double sheet of printed paper and a wooden frame. Vintage. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie, Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425720?npp=100&sort=1&

America just a second ago. Streetscapes with a fair number of people painted by American John Grabach (1888-1981).

“Sunlight.” 20th c. American. Oil on canvas. Signed “John R. Grabach” on the lower right. Also signed along the tacking edge and titled on an original label affixed to the stretcher. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/american-art-2/john-r-grabach-sunlight
“The Lone House (The Empty House).” ca. 1929. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image © Smithsonian American Art Museum. Fair use license. via https://americanart.si.edu/artwork/lone-house-empty-house-9441
“Waiting for the Bus.” 20th c. Oil on panel. Signed on the lower left. © Estate of the artist. Image ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/john-r-grabach/waiting-for-the-bus-knXUsZfwvwYdzo9TDyTAtg2

Millefiore glass from the glasshouse of Bernard Perrot (Bernardo Perrotto) which was located in Orléans, France. Perrot was an Italian glassmaker working in France with a career that ran roughly from 1680 until his death in 1709. Along with the Orléans glasshouse he also had a retail shop there and another one in Paris.

Millefiore shaft. 17th c. French/Italian. Created at the Glasshouse of Bernard Perrot with Venetian elements. Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/186332
Millefiore knife handles with an assortment of composite canes including several of the Maltese Cross, on a ground of scrambled lengths of colorful filigree and ribbon, mounted with later steel blades. 1650-1700. French. Glass. Maker’s marks: Knife blades marked for John Dobby, Wych Street, Strand. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26314/lot/88/?category=list&length=236&page=1

A wonderful selection of golf and polo trophies made by Garrard & Company of London. Taken from the on line catalog for Bonham’s “Spectacular Sporting Trophies & Memorabilia” auction which happens next week.


Two thirds scale Ryder Cup golf trophy, the cover with a standing figure of a golfer, the two handled cup with paneled sides, a lion mask knop below on a faceted baluster knop stem and a wood base with a plain silver-gilt band. 1990. English. Silver gilt. Garrard and Company, Ltd. maker. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26554/lot/2/?category=list&length=12&page=1
Open Championship golf trophy, a silver replica of the Open Championship ever. Profuse chased decoration with an elongated neck and curved shoulders. The slightly tapering cylindrical body has four panels, one depicting a standing golfer in full swing. Knopped pedestal foot on a three tiered wood base each with a plain silver band. 1985. English. Silver. Garrard and Company, Ltd. maker. mage © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26554/lot/3/?category=list&length=12&page=1
Ranelagh War cup polo trophy. Silver-gilt cup and cover in a medieval form, the cover with a finial modeled as a crest in the form of a pair of upturned, armor-clad legs. The interior of the cup with an applied circular “seal” to the center, bearing the legend “Le Passe ne Meurt Jamais” and a trumpet base with an applied figure of Victory flanked by the colored enamel flags of the Allied powers of Wolrd War I, and Roman numerals for 1919 to the reverse and engraved with the team members Major F B Hurndall Brig. Gen. J. Vaughan Major V. N. Lockett Lt. Col. G. Mort (back). 1918. English. Silver-gilt. Garrard and Company, London, maker. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26554/lot/4/?category=list&length=12&page=1

Botanical Art Nouveau. Artwork done by Maurice Pillard, figures taken from the pages of “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” which was printed in Paris in 1903 by the Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts.

“Anémone Sylvie.” Figure 33, page 41. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125005959479/page/n41/mode/2up
Couverture d’album Porillon.” Figure 35, page 43. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125005959479/page/n41/mode/2up
“Plat orné de Porillon.” Figure 34, page 41. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125005959479/page/n41/mode/2up

Paintings of horses. Having your horse painted the way you would get a professional photograph of your cat used to be very fashionable. John Nost Sartorius, British artist. Living from 1755 to 1828, he was the son and grand son of horse artists.

“A Close Finish.” Undated. British. Oil on canvas. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/john-nost-sartorius-1755-1828-a-close-5640725-details.aspx
“The Earl of Darlington Fox-Hunting with the Raby Pack: Full Cry.” 1804. British. Oil on canvas. Inscribed Inscribed “J N Sartorius pinxit 1804” on the bottom left. Collections of the Tate Galleries, London. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/sartorius-the-earl-of-darlington-fox-hunting-with-the-raby-pack-full-cry-t02370
Captain O’Kelly’s “Eclipse”. 1780. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland. In the public domain because the artist has been dead over 100 years, via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_Nost_Sartorius_-Captain_O%27Kelly%27s%22Eclipse%22_-1933-1-2-_Auckland_Art_Gallery.jpg

Plates of bird eggs detailed up enough that you feel like you are peeking in their nest. Victorian. Taken from Francis Orpen Morris’ 1853 work “A natural history of the nests and eggs of British birds.”

White Spoonbill and Ibis. Plate CLXIII. Page 4. Collections of the  American Museum of Natural History Library. Biodiversity Heritage Library digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/naturalhistoryof03morr/page/4/mode/2up
Curlew and Whimbrel. Plate CLXIV. Page 10. Collections of the  American Museum of Natural History Library. Biodiversity Heritage Library digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/naturalhistoryof03morr/page/10/mode/2up
Spotted Redshank and Redshank. Plate CLXV. Page 16. Collections of the  American Museum of Natural History Library. Biodiversity Heritage Library digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/naturalhistoryof03morr/page/16/mode/2up