Far away people who probably never looked like this. History paintings with a touch of the Pre-Raphaelite mixed with a bit of Neo I don’t know what. But fun. Herbert Gustave Schmalz (Herbert Gustave Carmichael), English artist. Living from 1856 to 1935, he was a friend of William Holman Hunt and Frederic Leighton.

"Too Late." ca.1884-86. Oil on canvas.
“Too Late.” ca.1884-86. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Bendigo Art Gallery. Image © 2016 Creative Victoria and CV Content Contributors. Fair use license. via https://cv.vic.gov.au/stories/creative-life/selection-from-bendigo-art-gallery/too-late/
"Faithful until death" (Christianes ad Leones!).
“Faithful until death” (Christianes ad Leones!). No date. Exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1888. Signed “Herbert Carmichael” on the lower right. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2018/fine-old-master-19th-century-european-art-n09814/lot.862.html
Schmalz, Herbert Gustave, 1856-1935; Saint Monica's Prayer
“Saint Monica’s Prayer.” No date. Oil on canvas. Photo credit: Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, MIMA. Image © Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, MIMA. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/saint-monicas-prayer-56651
"Dust to Dust." 1881.
“Dust to Dust.” 1881. Oil on canvas. Private collection. In the public domain due to age. via https://artchive.ru/artists/5461~Herbert_Gustave_Schmalz/works/220129~Ashes_to_ashes

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