Landscapes with a few people from another place in time to dream your way back to. Probably doesn’t look like that anymore. Painted by English artist John Rogers Herbert who lived from 1810 to 1986. Studied at the Royal Academy Schools.

“Landscape in the North of Israel.” 1873. English. Oil on board. Signed “J. R. Herbert RA” and dated 1873 on the lower left. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via
“LABORARE EST ORARE (to labour is to pray) And some fell upon rock: and as soon as it was sprung up it withered away because it had no moisture And some fell among thorns, and the thorns growing up with it choked [sic] And some fell upon good ground : and sprung up and yielded fruit a hundred fold Gospel of St. Luke. The monks of St. Bernard’s Abbey Leicester gathering the harvest of 1861. The boys in the adjoining field are from the Reformatory under the care of these Religious.’” Collections of the Tate Galleries. Cc0 License 3.0. via
“Asyut on the Nile.” 1873. English. Image source: r In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via
“Approaching the Oasis.” 1880. English. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “J. R. Herbert RA 1880” on the lower left. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via

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