Domestic scenes all with flowers from a Britain that’s just a little way back. Jessica Hayllar, artist (1858-1940).Taught by her father who was an artist himself, she often painted domestic scenes and family gatherings.

"Arranging Flowers." 1908. Oil on canvas.
“Arranging Flowers.” 1908. Oil on canvas. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/jessica-hayllar/arranging-flowers-hR0eX4tlRip5rg0jLI80_w2
"Teaching." 1895.
“Teaching.” 1895. In the public domain due to age. via http://figurationfeminine.blogspot.com/2014/04/jessica-hayllar-1858-1940-edith-hayllar.html
"All Better Now." 1896.
“All Better Now.” 1896. Signed and dated ‘Jessica Hayllar/1896’ on the lower left. Private collection. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.facebook.com/female.artists.in.history/photos/a.1388240488127503/1506544729630411/?type=1&theater
"Rhododendrons." No exact date.
“Rhododendrons.” No exact date. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.oceansbridge.com/shop/artists/h/has-hed/jessica-hayllar/rhododendrons-2
"Oriental Poppy and Coleus in a Cloisonné vase, with a fan on a faux bamboo table."
“Oriental Poppy and Coleus in a Cloisonné vase, with a fan on a faux bamboo table.” Inscribed as title on the reverse. Oil on panel. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/jessica-hayllar-1858-1940-oriental-poppy-and-5318398-details.aspx
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Railway art. German. Hans Baluschek, painter. Living from 1870 to 1935, he also did graphic design and wrote. Painted people, too, but I like these best.

"Großstadtbahnhof." 1904. Oil on canvas
“Großstadtbahnhof.” 1904. Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hans_Baluschek_Gro%C3%9Fstadtbahnhof.jpg
"Anfahrender Schnellzug." 1909.
“Anfahrender Schnellzug.” 1909. 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:Hans_Baluschek_Anfahrender_Schnellzug_1909.jpg
"Eisenbahn in Stadtlandschaft." ca. 1890.
“Eisenbahn in Stadtlandschaft.” ca. 1890. Oil on cardboard. Privately owned. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.akg-images.co.uk/Package/2UMEBMYWOZL8X

Outside to breathe fresh air. Landscapes with trees, rivers, and mountains. French. Nicolas Victor Fonville, artist (1805-1856).

"Lac et montagne." 19th c. Oil on canvas.
“Lac et montagne.” 19th c. Oil on canvas. Image © Antiquités Olivier Alberteau, Nantes and proantic. Fair use license. via https://www.proantic.com/display.php?mode=obj&id=273839
"Vue du château de Miolans." 1855.
“Vue du château de Miolans.” 1855. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “n.as Fonville 1855”. Image © Musees de Franche-Comte. Fair use license. via http://www.musees-franchecomte.com/index.php?p=211&art_id=1887&args=Y29tcF9pZD0xMzQ5JmFjdGlvbj1wb3B1cCZpZD0mY29sbGVjdGlvbl9pZD0yMTYmb2V1dnJlX2lkPTYwNXw%3D&mpfirst=&comp_id=1349
"Troupeau dans un gué au pied des montagnes." 19th c.
“Troupeau dans un gué au pied des montagnes.” 19th c. Oil on canvas. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/nicolas-victor-fonville/troupeau-dans-un-gu%C3%A9-au-pied-des-montagnes-JP2oJ4GcvwPwlhDtVTnX3w2

Watercolors of Canada mostly by or in the water. William Armstrong, artist. Living from 1822 to 1914, he was born in Ireland but lived and worked for most of his life in Canada.

"The Wolseley Expedition, Kaministiquia River, 1870."
“The Wolseley Expedition, Kaministiquia River, 1870.” Undated. Watercolor. In the public domain due to age. via https://thecanadasite.com/art/art3_stephenson.html
Winter_scene_on_Toronto_Bay
“Winter Scene on Toronto Bay.” 1835. Collection of the Toronto Public Library. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Winter_scene_on_Toronto_Bay.jpg
"Rapids at Sault Sainte Marie (Ontario)." Undated.
“Rapids at Sault Sainte Marie (Ontario).” Undated. Watercolor. In the public domain. via https://www.pinterest.com/pin/405042560217559886/?lp=true
"Arrival of the Prince of Wales at Toronto, September 1860." 1860.
“Arrival of the Prince of Wales at Toronto, September 1860.” 1860. Watercolor and pen and black ink over graphite on wove paper, mounted on canvas. Image © 2019 National Gallery of Canada. Fair use license. via https://www.gallery.ca/collection/artwork/arrival-of-the-prince-of-wales-at-toronto-september-1860

Paintings of Russia at home, inside and out, from before World War II. Sergei Arsenievich Vinogradov, artist (1869-1938). Impressionist school.

"At Konstantin Korovin's Place." Before 1938.
“At Konstantin Korovin’s Place.” Before 1938. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sergey_Vinogradov_-_At_Konstantin_Korovin%27s_Place.jpg
"At the dacha." 1932.
“At the dacha.” 1932. Collection of the Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts, Ekaterinburg. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1932_Vinogradov_Auf_der_Datscha_anagoria.JPG
"In a House." Before 1938.
“In a House.” Before 1938. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sergey_Vinogradov_-_In_a_House.jpg
"Summer Day." Before 1938.
“Summer Day.” Before 1938. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sergey_Vinogradov_-_Summer_Day_(1).jpg

Paintings with a lot going on. The longer you look the more you see. German. Joseph Heintz the Younger or Joseph Heintz II (1600-1678).

"Wettstreit beim Ponte dei Pugni." 17th c.
“Wettstreit beim Ponte dei Pugni.” 17th c. Painting. Joseph Heintz II, artist. Bavarian State Painting Collections. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joseph_Heintz_d._J._-_Wettstreit_beim_Ponte_dei_Pugni_-_3657_-_Bavarian_State_Painting_Collections.jpg
"Die Stierhatz auf dem Campo San Polo in Venedig." 1623-1678.
“Die Stierhatz auf dem Campo San Polo in Venedig.” 1623-1678. Oil on canvas. Joseph Heintz II, artist. Image courtesy of the Dorotheum. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 19824. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joseph_Heintz_II_The_Bull_Hunt_in_Campo_San_Polo.jpg
"Venice, a view of the Ponte dei Pugni." 1600-1678.
“Venice, a view of the Ponte dei Pugni.” 1600-1678. Oil on canvas. Circle of Joseph Heintz II. Private collection. Image © 2019 Dorotheum GmbH & Co KG. Fair use license. via https://www.dorotheum.com/en/l/460327/
"Regatta on the Grand Canal." ca. 1625-78.
“Regatta on the Grand Canal.” ca. 1625-78. Oil on canvas. Joseph Heintz II, artist. Image © Netherlands Institute for Art History, The Hague. Fair use license. via https://rkd.nl/en/explore/images/224258

Down to the sea with French artist Henry Mosny, a 19th century painter who mostly painted the seashore.

"Fisherman's family in the Côte d'Opale." 1885.
“Fisherman’s family in the Côte d’Opale.” 1885. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “HMosny 1885”. Image © HAMPEL Fine Art Auctions Munich. Fair use license. via https://www.hampel-auctions.com/a/Henry-Mosny-Maler-des-19-Jahrhunderts.html?a=99&s=417&id=524444&q=9742&kid=9742&qa=
Untitled work. 1888. Oil on panel.
Untitled work. 1888. Oil on panel. Signed and dated on the lower right. Image © Fine Art Auctions Paris (FAAP). Fair use license. via http://auctionsparis.com/html/fiche.jsp?id=9591407&np=&lng=fr&npp=150&ordre=&aff=&r=