Impressionist San Francisco. American. Jules Francois Pages, artist. Living from 1833 to 1910, he studied at the California School of Design. Closely associated with the Northern California Impressionists although his style has more of a French influence.

“Chinatown San Francisco Before the Earthquake of 1906.” Undated. Oil on canvas. Signed “J. F. Pages” on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26091/lot/2/?category=list&length=12&page=1
“Old San Francisco Chinatown.” 1894. American. Oil on canvas affixed to board. Signed and dated “J. F. Pages ’94”. Image Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26091/lot/1/?category=list&length=12&page=
“San Francisco.” Undated. Oil on canvas. Image ©2018 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.fr/artistes/jules-fran%C3%A7ois-pages/san-francisco-dyHwl_7rpexaKWPzCH1n5Q2

Paintings of Rome from a time that’s just around the last corner. Danish. Stefan Viggo Pedersen, artist (1891-1965).

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“Forum Romanum.” 1927. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated on the lower left. Image © Barnebys Group AB. Fair use license. via https://www.barnebys.com/auctions/lot/stefan-viggo-pedersen-1891-1965-forum-romanum-v2sa5jx5pd

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“Ansicht des Forum Romanum.” 20th c. Oil on artist board. Signed on the lower left. Image ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/stefan-viggo-pedersen/ansicht-des-forum-romanum-yTw8xpJZa4GpDkW8KhYD2w2

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“Parti af Forum Romanum.” 20th c. Oil on cardboard. Signed “SVP”. Image © Lauritz.com 2004-2019. Fair use license. via https://www.lauritz.com/da/auktion/stefan-viggo-pedersen-cd-maleri/i3306468/