Landscapes of Cuba in a time that is not coming back. Eduardo Morales, painter. Living from 1862 to 1938, he was born in Havana and painted a great many landscapes of rural Cuba.

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Landscape. No date. Oil on canvas. Image © 2002-2020 LiveAuctioneers and Elite Auctioneers LLC. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/83034103_eduardo-morales-cuban-1862-1938-oc-landscape
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“Paisaje con Río y Palmas.” 1925. Oil on canvas. Image © 2002-2013, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida. Fair use license. via http://www.cernudaarte.com/artists/eduardo-morales/
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“Valle del Yumury.” 1916. Oil on canvas. Image © E&M Art Auction. Fair use license. via http://www.eandmartauction.com/piece/26
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“Guardarraya de Palmas con Línea de Tren.” 1916. Oil on canvas. Image © 2002-2013, Cernuda Arte, Coral Gables, Florida. Fair use license. via http://www.cernudaarte.com/artists/eduardo-morales/

Wallpaper friezes (borders) to decorate the salon before Empress Josephine pays her call. From Manufacture Chapillon who thrived in Paris around 1802. You just couldn’t have a stylish home without them. From BnF Gallica, the digital library of the Bibliothèque nationale de France.

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Frieze with stylized leaves. 1802. French. Printed on a plate in three colors on a bright yellow background. Collections of the BnF Gallica. In the public domain. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/services/engine/search/sru?operation=searchRetrieve&version=1.2&query=%28gallica%20all%20%22Manufacture%20Chapillon%22%29&lang=en&suggest=3
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Frieze with what may be pine cones and stylized leaves. 1802. French. Printed on a plate in three colors on a fine green background with fluff and transplanted color. Chapillon, maker. Collections of the BnF Gallica. In the public domain. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b69001696.r=Manufacture%20Chapillon?rk=171674;4
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Frieze with fancy leaves and what looks like lily of the valley. 1802. French. Printed on a plate in four colors on a purple background and fluff. Chapillon, maker. Collections of the BnF Gallica. In the public domain. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b69001807.r=Manufacture%20Chapillon?rk=214593;2
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Frieze with a design alternating flowers and fancy leaves. 1801. French. Printed on a plate in seven colors on a bright yellow background. Chapillon, maker. Collections of the BnF Gallica. In the public domain. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b69001629.r=Manufacture%20Chapillon?rk=236052;4
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Frieze in the design of fancy geometric and plant patterns. 1802. French. Printed on a plate in two colors on a bright yellow background. Chapillon, maker. Collection of the BnF Gallica. In the public domain. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b69001718.r=Manufacture%20Chapillon?rk=64378;0

New public (free) post available on my patreon page. More Chinoiserie. Link below.

https://www.patreon.com/posts/35390300

Starting in the 18th century Chinoiserie never really has gone out.  Several images, not just this one. If you like, check out my archive of posts which stretches back over a year so many lovely images. But if you like something, please share it to your computer as due to a lack of interest I’m taking down the patreon and its files this week. Thanks! Sarah.

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Retractable feather brush. Power is inserted at the bottom of the handle and pushed out through the brush. Early 1920s. French. Plastic and feathers. Image © Kanebo Cosmetics Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.kanebo-compact.com/en/1920.html

Animal art from the Wiener Werkstätte. Anton Puchegger, maker (1878-1917). From Austria but mostly working in Berlin.

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Glazed parrot vase. ca. 1920. Ceramic. Signed “WW, A. Puchegger”. Image © Koller Auktionen. Fair use license. via https://www.kollerauktionen.ch/en/zuerich/a191/art-deco-_-art-nouveau-17/?show=detail&ppos=51
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Inkwell with love birds. No date. Bronze. Signed “A. Puchegger.” Marked “1057.” Image © Auction Zip 2003 – 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.auctionzip.com/auction-lot/Anton-Puchegger-bronze-inkwell-having-love-birds_D3740BB92C/
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Clock with three faience ceramic polar bears. No date. ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/anton-puchegger/trois-ours-polaires-sur-la-banquise-avec-monture-QdvUe0XtG6OsmDjGpuKkaQ2

Paintings with so much excitement going on a person could become utterly exhausted and have to lie down. English. Samuel Colman, artist. Living from 1780 to 1845, he was based in Bristol for much of his career. Liked to paint Biblical scenes.

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“The Edge of Doom: The Tempest, Act IV, Scene 1, lines 151-156.” 1836-1838. American. Oil on canvas. Signed “S. Colman 1836” and “S. Colman 1838” on the bottom right. Collection of the Brooklyn Museum. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brooklyn_Museum_-_The_Edge_of_Doom_-_Samuel_Colman.jpg
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“A Romantic Landscape with the Arrival of the Queen of Sheba.” ca. 1830. Oil on canvas. Photo credit and image © Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/a-romantic-landscape-with-the-arrival-of-the-queen-of-sheba-188364
Colman Samuel, British- The Destruction of the Temple
“The Destruction of the Temple.” ca. 1830-1840. In the public domain due to age. via http://art-now-and-then.blogspot.com/2013/11/samuel-colman-of-bristol.html
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“The Delivery of Israel out of Egypt.” ca. 1830. In the public domain due to age. via http://art-now-and-then.blogspot.com/2013/11/samuel-colman-of-bristol.html

A Jerusalem that isn’t coming back through the Orientalist eye of German painter Gustav Bauernfeind (1848-1904).

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“German Colony in the Holy Land.” No date. Watercolor. In the public domain due to age. via https://israel-tourguide.info/2014/02/21/gustav-bauernfeind-and-orientalism/
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“Jerusalem.” No date. Oil on board. Image © Stern Gallery, Tel Aviv. Fair use license. via https://sterngallery.art/artwork/artists/bauernfeind-gustav/jerusalem-9/#.Xn8f0ohKjqU
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“The Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem.” In the public domain due to age. via https://threader.app/thread/869601110771851268

More Art Déco but these being the actual pieces, not sketches. Love the colors. Charles Catteau, designer (1880-1966).

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Vase with blue, green, yellow and white decoration. Designed between 1920 and 1928. Made in 1928. Belgian. Earthenware. Charles Catteau, designer for Boch Frères. Attribution mark on the bottom. Image © 2020 Pamono GmbH. Fair use license. via https://www.pamono.com/vase-by-charles-catteau-for-boch-freres-1928
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Vase with a crackle glaze with blue, aqua, yellow and white decoration. Art Deco. No date. Signed with attribution marks on the underside. Designed by Charles Catteau for Boch Kéramis. Image ROB MICHIELS AUCTIONS © 2020, Bruge. Fair use license. via https://www.rm-auctions.com/en/european–islamic-arts/14033-an-art-deco-crackle-glazed-vase-charles-catteau-for-boch-keramis-1st-half-20th-c?
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Three vases, one in Iznik style. No date but probably 1920s-1930s. All with attribution marks on the underside. Designed by Charles Catteau for Boch Kéramis. Image ROB MICHIELS AUCTIONS © 2020, Bruges. Fair use license. via https://www.rm-auctions.com/en/european-ceramics/3820-a-set-of-3-charles-catteau-vases-inc-one-in-iznik-style-for-boch-keramis-1st-half-20th-c