Landscapes by American artist Edward Bright. Living from 1879 to 1943, he was also the director of the Public Works of Art Project and the Treasury Relief Art Project, New Deal relief efforts that provided work for artists in the United States during the Great Depression of the 1930s.

"A Tuscan Farm." ca. 1926-1931.
“A Tuscan Farm.” ca. 1926-1931. Oil on wood. Image © Smithsonian Art Museum. Fair use license. via https://americanart.si.edu/artwork/tuscan-farm-2998
"In the Cascade Mountains." 1931. Oil on canvas.
“In the Cascade Mountains.” 1931. Oil on canvas. Image © Smithsonian Art Museum. Fair use license. via https://americanart.si.edu/artwork/cascade-mountains-2995
"The Appian Way." ca. 1929.
“The Appian Way.” ca. 1929. Oil on canvas on panel. Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Image © Cleveland Museum of Art. Fair use license. via https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1958.128?search_api_views_fulltext=&created_date_op=%3D&created_date=&between_start=&between_end=&page=8&f%5B0%5D=field_collection:824

Art glass vase and candlesticks by Louis Comfort Tiffany/Tiffany Studios, Corona, New York. American. Collections of the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia.

Egyptian onion form-vase. ca. 1901.
Egyptian onion form-vase. ca. 1901. Blown iridized glass. Opaque, green and silver glass. Marked around bottom: “L.C.T. o2255” on wafer pontil. Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, Corona, New York, maker. Image © Chrysler Museum, Norfolk. Fair use license. via https://chrysler.emuseum.com/objects/21824/budstick-vase?ctx=4e482abf-f0d2-4236-a2f7-b4735a10a10e&idx=5
Candlestick. ca. 1906-13
Candlestick. ca. 1906-13. Bronze with a favrile ribbed pulled green and iridescent glass open bud-like cap. Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, Corona, New York, maker. Image © Chrysler Museum, Norfolk. Fair use license. via https://chrysler.emuseum.com/objects/16522/candlestick?ctx=4e482abf-f0d2-4236-a2f7-b4735a10a10e&idx=7
Bronze two-light candelabra with a "tree-trunk" base. Two light candelabra with a "tree-trunk" base.  Screwed into the two top limbs are candleholders with diamond-shaped openings. Opaque jade-green glass was blown into the candleholders. ca. 1900.
Bronze two-light candelabra with a “tree-trunk” base. Two light candelabra with a “tree-trunk” base. Screwed into the two top limbs are candleholders with diamond-shaped openings. Opaque jade-green glass was blown into the candleholders. ca. 1900. Inscribed “Tiffany Studios/New York” on metal plate on the base. Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, Corona, New York, maker. Image © Chrysler Museum, Norfolk. Fair use license. via https://chrysler.emuseum.com/objects/29472/candelabra?ctx=4e482abf-f0d2-4236-a2f7-b4735a10a10e&idx=6

Illustrations by W. W. Denslow from the first edition of Frank L. Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” A selection from the Public Domain Review as these just came out of copyright.

"The head shot forward and struck the Scarecrow" (Hammer-head detail). 1900.
“The head shot forward and struck the Scarecrow” (Hammer-head detail). 1900. W. W. Denslow, illustrator. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/w-w-denslow-illustrations-wonderful-wizard-of-oz-1900
"She caught Toto by the Ear."
“She caught Toto by the Ear.” 1900. W. W. Denslow, illustrator. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/w-w-denslow-illustrations-wonderful-wizard-of-oz-1900
"I am the Witch of the North."
“I am the Witch of the North.” 1900. W. W. Denslow, illustrator. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/w-w-denslow-illustrations-wonderful-wizard-of-oz-1900
"You must be a great sorceress."
“You must be a great sorceress.” 1900. W. W. Denslow, illustrator. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/w-w-denslow-illustrations-wonderful-wizard-of-oz-1900

More soon. As a child we had a copy of one of the early editions that had these illustrations which I have not seen since.

Landscapes of a California that isn’t there anymore. One in Oregon but it fits right in. American. Julian Rix, artist (1850-1903).

"Sunset." No date.
“Sunset.” No date. Image © Christopher Queen Galleries. Fair use license. via http://christopherqueengallery.com/sunset/
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“Sunset in Yosemite.” No date. Oil on canvas. Signed “Julian Rix” on the lower left. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.de/lot/julian-walbridge-rix-21206006
"Encampment below Mount Hood, Oregon." No date.
“Encampment below Mount Hood, Oregon.” No date. Oil on canvas. Signed “J.W. Rix” on the lower left. Image © Bonhams. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.de/lot/julian-walbridge-rix-1850-1903-39802717
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“Sacramento River at Sunset.” No date. In the public domain due to age. via https://americangallery.wordpress.com/2012/08/18/julian-rix-1850-1903/
"La Barranca Honda, Carmel Valley, Monterey." No date.
“La Barranca Honda, Carmel Valley, Monterey.” No date. In the public domain due.to age. via https://americangallery.wordpress.com/2012/08/18/julian-rix-1850-1903/

Portraits from just a little bit back in time. American.William McGregor Paxton, portraitist (1868-1941). Co-founder of The Guild of Boston Artists.

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“The Crystal.” No date. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.kaifineart.com/williammcgregorpaxton
"The White Veranda (Mrs. Paxton." 1902.
“The White Veranda (Mrs. Paxton.” 1902. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_McGregor_Paxton_(1869-1941)_The_White_Veranda_1902.jpg
paxton - The Breakfast. 1911. Oil on canvas. 28 1_4 x 35 1_4 in. (71.8 x 89.5 cm). Private collection @@@
“The Breakfast.” 1911. Private collection. In the public domain due to age. via http://gandalfsgallery.blogspot.com/2009/12/william-mcgregor-paxton-breakfast-1911.html
"Penumbra." 1915.
“Penumbra.” 1915. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.artistsandart.org/2010/10/impressionist-painter-william-mcgregor.html
"The Embroidered Jacket." No date.
“The Embroidered Jacket.” No date. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.kaifineart.com/williammcgregorpaxton

Art in bright colors seen through a Cubist eye. Oscar Bluemner, artist. Living from 1867 to 1838, he was from Germany but came to America in 1892 and worked here.

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“Glowing Night.” 1924. Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the public domain. via https://news.artnet.com/art-world/1924-public-domain-day-2020-1744266?utm_content=from_artnetnewsbar&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=US%204%3A30%20p.m.%20afternoon%20newsletter%20for%201%2F6%2F20&utm_term=NEW%20US%20NEWSLETTER%20LIST%20%2890%20DAY%20ENGAGED%20ONLY%29
"Jersey Silkmills." ca. 1911-1917.
“Jersey Silkmills.” ca. 1911-1917. Oil on canvas. signed with conjoined letters “OBlümner” on the lower left. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/oscar-florianus-bluemner-1867-1938-jersey-silkmills-5846378-details.aspx
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“West Quincy.” Mixed media on paper. Signed with conjoined initials “OFB.” dated and inscribed “West Quincy Je15-24/Yard at W. End of ” ” near W-RR W.” on the lower right. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/oscar-bluemner-1867-1938-west-quincy-5534093-details.aspx
"Rosy Light." 1927.
“Rosy Light.” 1927. Watercolor on paper. Signed “BLUMR” in the lower left corner. Collection of the RISD Museum, Providence. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://risdmuseum.org/art-design/collection/rosy-light-199200123#content__section–use–769461

Neo Ancient Egyptian art, one looking sort of Neo Ancient Roman too. American. Frederick Arthur Bridgman, painter (1847-1928).

"The Funeral of a Mummy." 1876-77. Oil on canvas.
“The Funeral of a Mummy.” 1876-77. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Speed Art Museum, Louisville. Image © Speed Art Museum. Fair use license. via https://www.speedmuseum.org/collections/the-funeral-of-a-mummy/
"Procession in Honor of Isis." 1902. Oil on canvas.
“Procession in Honor of Isis.” 1902. Oil on canvas. In the public domain because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NavigiumIsidis.jpg
"The Procession of the Sacred Bull Anubis." 1885. Oil on canvas.
“The Procession of the Sacred Bull Anubis.” 1885. Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bridgman_F_The_Procession_of_the_Sacred_Bull_Anubis.jpg
"Cleopatra on the Terraces of Philae." 1896. Oil on canvas.
“Cleopatra on the Terraces of Philae.” 1896. Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frederick_Arthur_Bridgman_-_Cleopatra_on_the_Terraces_of_Philae.JPG