Down to the island for a bit of fun with British artist John Miller Nicholson. Living from 1840 to 1913, he was born and raised on the Isle of Man which he also painted.

"A Sunny Afternoon on Douglas Promenade." 1888.
“A Sunny Afternoon on Douglas Promenade.” 1888. Image © Manx National Heritage. Fair use license. via https://www.gov.im/_shared/mnh/mnh/event.gov?eventid=3946
"Port Erin, Rushen." No exact date.
“Port Erin, Rushen.” No exact date. Image© WahooArt.com. Fair use license. via http://en.buypopart.com/BuyPopArt.nsf/A?Open&A=AQV4JM
"Peel." 1885.
“Peel.” 1885. Oil on canvas. Image and photo credit © Peel Town Commissioners. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/peel-149625
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Paintings of the insides of churches with wonderful ceiling detail to lift your eyes up. Pieter Neefs (or Neeffs) the Younger (ca. 1620-after 1675). Flemish, he learned to paint from his father who painted buildings too.

"The Interior of the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe-Kerk in Antwerp with elegant Figures conversing." 1640-1675.
“The Interior of the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe-Kerk in Antwerp with elegant Figures conversing.” 1640-1675. Oil on panel. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pieter_Neefs_the_Younger_-_The_Interior_of_the_Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe-Kerk_in_Antwerp_with_elegant_Figures_conversing.jpg
"The Nave of Antwerp Cathedral." 1650-1700.
“The Nave of Antwerp Cathedral.” 1650-1700. Oil on oak. A collaboration of Neefs and Frans Francken III. Collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Pau. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pieter_Neefs_the_Younger_-_The_nave_of_Antwerp_Cathedral.jpg
"Interior of a Gothic Church." 1653.
“Interior of a Gothic Church.” 1653. Oil on copper. Private collection. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Peeter_Neeffs_(II)_-_Interior_of_a_Gothic_Church_-_WGA16485.jpg

Glories out of the 18th century all gilded up to decorate your home. All part of a service made for Duke Charles Alexander of Lorraine who was a first cousin of French Queen Marie Antoinette. Pieter Jozef Fonson and Jakob van der Donck, creators.

Surtout de table (ornamental centerpiece) made for  Duke Charles Alexander of Lorraine
Surtout de table (ornamental centerpiece) made for Duke Charles Alexander of Lorraine. 1755-94. Porcelain with gold, wood, and brass. Collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Cc0 license 4.0. via https://www.khm.at/en/objectdb/detail/555867/?pid=2323&back=862&offset=12&lv=listpackages-5500
Jug made for the Duke Karl Alexander of Lorraine.
Jug made for the Duke Karl Alexander of Lorraine. 1755-94. Porcelain and gold. Collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://www.europeana.eu/portal/en/record/15502/KK_1269.html
Sauciere made for the Duke Karl Alexander of Lorraine. 18th c.
Sauciere made for the Duke Karl Alexander of Lorraine. 18th c. Porcelain and gold. Collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Cc0 License. 4.0. via https://www.europeana.eu/portal/en/record/15502/KK_1274.html

Paintings with lots of color. Always my favorite kind. Dutch. Abraham Bloemaert, artist (1566-1651). Also made prints. Starting out in the Mannerist tradition he later switched over to Baroque when it came into fashion.

"The Adoration of the Magi." 1624.
“The Adoration of the Magi.” 1624. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Abraham_Bloemaert_-_The_adoration_of_the_Magi_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
"The Expulsion of Hagar and Ishmael." 17th c.
“The Expulsion of Hagar and Ishmael.” 17th c. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bloemaert_-_Expulsion.jpg
"The Marriage of Amaryllis and Mirtillo." 1635.
“The Marriage of Amaryllis and Mirtillo.” 1635. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Gemäldegalerie, Berlin. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.pubhist.com/w33946

Long forgotten pictures of the Antarctic from “The great white South : being an account of experiences with Captain Scott’s South pole expedition and of the nature life of the Antarctic.” Herbert Ponting, author. Published in 1923.

"Penguins in the Pack Ice."
“Penguins in the Pack Ice.” Page 80. Collection of the Museum Victoria, Melbourne. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/greatwhiteSouth00Pont/page/n79
"Attacked by Killer Whales."
“Attacked by Killer Whales.” Page 116. Collection of the Museum Victoria, Melbourne. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/greatwhiteSouth00Pont/page/n115
"An Iceberg off Cape Royds." Page 169.
“An Iceberg off Cape Royds.” Page 169. Collection of the Museum Victoria, Melbourne. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/greatwhiteSouth00Pont/page/n168

Renaissance calligraphy and botany in one. “Mira calligraphae monumenta”. An illuminated manuscript with calligraphy done in 1561 and 1562 by Georg Bocksay, secretary to the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I. Flora and fauna added thirty years later by Joris Hoefnagel at the request of Ferdinand’s grandson Rudolph II.

"Mayfly, Red Campion, and Pear."
“Mayfly, Red Campion, and Pear.” 16th c. Flemish and Hungarian. Ink on parchment with watercolors and gold and silver paint. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Downloaded under the Getty Open Content Program. via http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/2283/joris-hoefnagel-and-georg-bocskay-mayfly-red-campion-and-pear-flemish-and-hungarian-1561-1562-illumination-added-1591-1596/
"Love-in-a-Mist, Sweet Cherry, and Spanish Chestnut."
“Love-in-a-Mist, Sweet Cherry, and Spanish Chestnut.” 16th c. Flemish and Hungarian. Ink on parchment with watercolors and gold and silver paint. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Downloaded under the Getty Open Content Program. via http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/2284/joris-hoefnagel-and-georg-bocskay-love-in-a-mist-sweet-cherry-and-spanish-chestnut-flemish-and-hungarian-1561-1562-illumination-added-1591-1596/
"Fly or Blister Beetle, Willow Bellflower, Gourd, and Bindweed."
“Fly or Blister Beetle, Willow Bellflower, Gourd, and Bindweed.” 16th c. Flemish and Hungarian. Ink on parchment with watercolors and gold and silver paint. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Downloaded under the Getty Open Content Program. via http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/2285/joris-hoefnagel-and-georg-bocskay-fly-or-blister-beetle-willow-bellflower-gourd-and-bindweed-flemish-and-hungarian-1561-1562-illumination-added-1591-1596/
"Gillyflower, Mayfly, Fly, and Snail."
“Gillyflower, Mayfly, Fly, and Snail.” 16th c. Flemish and Hungarian. Ink on parchment with watercolors and gold and silver paint. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Downloaded under the Getty Open Content Program. via http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/2286/joris-hoefnagel-and-georg-bocskay-gillyflower-mayfly-fly-and-snail-flemish-and-hungarian-1561-1562-illumination-added-1591-1596/
"Caterpillar, Dog-Tooth Violet, Pear, and Apricot."
“Caterpillar, Dog-Tooth Violet, Pear, and Apricot.” 16th c. Flemish and Hungarian. Ink on parchment with watercolors and gold and silver paint. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Downloaded under the Getty Open Content Program. via http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/2287/joris-hoefnagel-and-georg-bocskay-caterpillar-dog-tooth-violet-pear-and-apricot-flemish-and-hungarian-1561-1562-illumination-added-1591-15

Neo-Pompeian Art with a Germanic spin. Anton von Werner, artist (1843-1915). Generally painted court pictures filled with people with medal filled chests but he did these too.

Silver gelatin print of a wall painting from the  six-part cycle "The Roman Life" that was  made for the Café Bauer in Berlin. Photograph after an original painting that was a   collaboration between von Verner and Christian Wilberg. ca. 1880.
Silver gelatin print, entitled “Number 6”, of a wall painting from the six-part cycle “The Roman Life” that was made for the Café Bauer in Berlin. Photograph after an original painting that was a collaboration between von Verner and Christian Wilberg. ca. 1880. Image © Metropress Ltd, (t/a Auction Technology Group). Fair use license. via https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/jeschke-van-vliet/catalogue-id-jeschke10014/lot-b0c54013-23b5-4d04-b101-a66f017fc9e7
"Exitium." No exact date.
‘Exitium” No exact date. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.renegadetribune.com/the-german-court-paintings-of-anton-von-werner/
Das-Gastmahl-The-Symposion-Feast-by-Anton-von-Werner-1877
“Das Gastmahl (The Symposion Feast).” 1877. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicult.it/digimag/simposio-5-a-relation-network/attachment/das-gastmahl-the-symposion-feast-by-anton-von-werner-1877/