Studies for interiors executed for the Atelier Stylea in 1925. Screams Art Deco. Eugène Freyssinet, creator. A lot in a current Sotheby’s auction catalogue.

Interior with cabinet and lamp. 1925. French. Gouache on paper. Eugène Freyssinet, creator, done for the Atelier Stylea. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/a-celebration-of-art-deco-decorative-arts-from-the-collection-of-dr-stephen-kelly/set-of-ten-studies-for-interiors
Interior with a cabinet and lamp with a geometric wall treatment. 1925. French. Gouache on paper. Eugène Freyssinet, creator, done for the Atelier Stylea. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/a-celebration-of-art-deco-decorative-arts-from-the-collection-of-dr-stephen-kelly/set-of-ten-studies-for-interiors
Interior with a cabinet and lamp with a geometric wall treatment with floral border. 1925. French. Gouache on paper. Eugène Freyssinet, creator, done for the Atelier Stylea. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/a-celebration-of-art-deco-decorative-arts-from-the-collection-of-dr-stephen-kelly/set-of-ten-studies-for-interiors
Interior with armchair. 1925. French. Gouache on paper. Eugène Freyssinet, creator, done for the Atelier Stylea. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/a-celebration-of-art-deco-decorative-arts-from-the-collection-of-dr-stephen-kelly/set-of-ten-studies-for-interiors
Interior with a cabinet and books. 1925. French. Gouache on paper. Eugène Freyssinet, creator, done for the Atelier Stylea. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/a-celebration-of-art-deco-decorative-arts-from-the-collection-of-dr-stephen-kelly/set-of-ten-studies-for-interiors
Interior with round mirror. 1925. French. Gouache on paper. Eugène Freyssinet, creator, done for the Atelier Stylea. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/a-celebration-of-art-deco-decorative-arts-from-the-collection-of-dr-stephen-kelly/set-of-ten-studies-for-interiors
Interior with wood cabinet and scuplture. 1925. French. Gouache on paper. Eugène Freyssinet, creator, done for the Atelier Stylea. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/a-celebration-of-art-deco-decorative-arts-from-the-collection-of-dr-stephen-kelly/set-of-ten-studies-for-interiors
Interior with cabinet and vase of flowers. 1925. French. Gouache on paper. Eugène Freyssinet, creator, done for the Atelier Stylea. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/a-celebration-of-art-deco-decorative-arts-from-the-collection-of-dr-stephen-kelly/set-of-ten-studies-for-interiors
Interior with upholstered armchair and table. 1925. French. Gouache on paper. Eugène Freyssinet, creator, done for the Atelier Stylea. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/a-celebration-of-art-deco-decorative-arts-from-the-collection-of-dr-stephen-kelly/set-of-ten-studies-for-interiors

Ornamental designs by Jean-Bernard Honoré Turreau (Bernard Turreau). French, he lived from 1672 to 1731. A sculptor and ornamentalist.

Water Fantasy with Neptune and sea horses. ca. 1729. French. Graphite under pen and black ink with wash on cream laid paper affixed to triple ply cream laid paper mount. Bernard Turreau, artist. Image ©2021 Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Fair use license. via https://art.famsf.org/jean-bernard-honore-turreau/ornamental-design-water-fantasy-neptune-and-sea-horses-196324285
Tomb. ca. 1716. French. Bernard Turreau, artist. Digitalized collection of the Library of the National Institute of the History of Art (INHA), Paris. Inage source: INHA>.Cc0 License 4.0. via https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bernard_Turreau_tombeau_p106.jpg
Arabesques. ca 1716. French. Bernard Turreau, artist. Charles Nicolas Cochin the Elder, engraver. Digitalized collection of the Library of the National Institute of the History of Art (INHA) Image source: INHA. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bernard_Turreau_Cocin_p14.jpg
Coupe ou brasero. ca. 1716. Digitalized collection of the Library of the National Institute of the History of Art (INHA) Image source: INHA. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bernard_Turreau_-Brasero-_p118.jpg

Back to the 17th century with the “Tapisseries du Roy.” Tapestries of the king made by Gobelin which represent the four elements and the four seasons. 1697, published in Augsburg by Jacob Koppmayer.

Frontispiece, page 3. Collections of and digitalized by the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/tapisseriesduroy00krau/page/n3/mode/1up
“Pour la piété dans le piece l’element du feu un encensoir, avec ce mot, et sacro carpitur igni,” Page 14. Collections of and digitalized by the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/tapisseriesduroy00krau/page/14/mode/1up
“Pour la magnanimité dans la piece l’élément du feu: une fusée volante avec ces paroles splendid et ascendit.” Page 16. Collections of and digitalized by the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/tapisseriesduroy00krau/page/16/mode/1up
“Pour la bonté dans la piece l’élément du feu un phare, avec ces paroles in publica commoda fulget,” Page 17. Collections of and digitalized by the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/tapisseriesduroy00krau/page/17/mode/1up
‘Pour la valeur, dans la piece l’element du feu un foudre abattant un grand arbre, and qui a pour mot micat exitiale superbus.” Page 19. Collections of and digitalized by the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/tapisseriesduroy00krau/page/19/mode/1up

More coming, these are the ones concerned with the element of fire. Note that these are captioned in the original in French, Latin, and at the bottom in German. I would assume it was published to be sold in various countries for this reason but I don’t actually know why.

On a little holiday with French painter André Hambourg who painted seascapes and lots of beach scenes. Living from 1909 to 1999, he studied at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs.

“A Trouville marée haute temps couvert.”ca. 1965. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “A. Hambourg” on the lower left. Signed with the artist’s initials and inscribed “a. h.” © Estate of the artist. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26669/lot/22/?category=list&length=96&page=1
“Avant le Depart pour Les Voiliers.” Undated. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “a. Hambourg” on the lower right. Initialed “a. h.” and inscribed as titled on the reverse. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Fair use license. via https://doyle.com/auctions/20pt01-important-paintings/catalogue/22-andre-hambourg
“A marée basse le matin (Trouville).” Before 1968. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “A Hambourg” on the bottom left. Also signed with the artist’s initials and titled on the back. © Estate of the artist. Image  © Freeman’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.freemansauction.com/auction/lot/535-andr-hambourg-french-1909-1999/?lot=543876&sd=1
“Marée haute beau temps, Deauville.” 1990. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “A. Hambourg” on the lower right. Inscribed and dated “Deauville 1990.” Also inscribed and titled on the reverse. © Estate of the artist.  Image © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Fair use license. via https://doyle.com/auctions/0205211-european-and-american-paintings-sculpt/catalogue/164-andre-hambourg 

Cattle with a person here and there, painted by French artist Adolphe Charles Marais, who lived from 1856 to 1940.

“Cows and Calf in a Field in Late Afternoon Sun.” Undated. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “Ad. Marais” on the lower right. Image © 1999 – 2021 Skinner, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/3655B/lots/25
“Market Day.” Undated. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “Ad Marais” on the lower left. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-5101892
“Weidelandschaft.” undated, before 1940. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “A C Marais on the lower right. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Adolphe_Charles_Marais_Weidelandschaft.jpg

Hand-fans with painted scenes. From Fans d’Eventail, Paris. Some may still be available for purchase.

Giant theatre fan with painted with a scene from Voltaire’s “Brutus.” ca. 1790. Printed and painted paper leaf. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/18th-century-fans/3011-brutus-by-voltaire-giant-theater-fan-circa-1790.html
Love at the sound of the tambourine. A ivory and bone brisé fan pierced and painted like Vernis Martin and varnished. ca. 1690. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/18th-century-fans/3002-love-at-the-sound-of-the-tambourine-fan-circa-1690.html
Tortoiseshell fan with a painted black gauze leaf decorated with the nymphs of the four seasons. ca. 1880-1890. Signed ” Andréas”. With its box from A. Weyl Paris. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/19th-century-fans/2996-nymphs-of-the-four-seasons-fan-circa-1880-1890.html
Mother-of-pearl fan with a vellum leaf painted with roses. ca. 1880-1890. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/19th-century-fans/3007-roses-fan-circa-1880-1890.html
Hand-fan with wooden sticks and guards and a printed and painted paper leaf depicting Heloise and Abelard, the cursed lovers. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/18th-century-fans/3008-the-cursed-lovers-heloise-and-abeilard-fan-circa-1785.html
Ivory hand-fan with pierced and carved sticks and guards with a painted vellum leaf painted with “The Sincere and Faithful Love.” 1862. Signed “Hamon.” Jean-Louis Hamon (1821-1874) having been a French painter representative of the neo-Greek movement who exhibited several times at the Salon and at the 1855 and 1867 Universal Exhibitions. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/19th-century-fans/3009-the-sincere-and-faithful-love-fan-by-hamon-1862.html

Silver centerpieces by Alphonse Debain who came from a family of French silversmiths. The first Debain hallmark was registered in 1847 by Alphonse’s grandfather with Alphonse succeeding from his father in the family business in 1883.

Rotunda form silver and marble centerpiece comprising three elements with six silver Corinthian capitals and bases on fluted marble columns mounted on a stepped circular base enclosing an altar with silver mounts and a bronze flame, the entablature with an open-work frieze of folate scrolls. Removable domed cover with pierced diaper-work surmounted by an urn-shaped finial with flame. The centerpiece flanked by two separate plateaux with gallery. 1878. French. Silver with marble columns and a bronze flame. Made by Alphonse Debain. Maker’s marks: Mark for A. Debain and hallmarked on the done, altar rim and plateaux “A D/ 1878 export mark.” Image  © 2021 Bidsquare Inc. and New York City Estate Auction. Fair use license. via https://www.bidsquare.com/online-auctions/showplace/a-debain-french-silver-marble-centerpiece-19th-c-1507175
Silver centerpiece in the style of Louis XV. ca. 1900. French. Alphonse Debain, maker. Maker’s marks: Maker`s mark of Alphonse Debain. Image © 2021 Masterart.com and Koopman Rare Art. Fair use license. via https://www.masterart.com/artworks/8948/alphonse-debain-a-french-silver-louis-xv-style-centrepiece

Pochoir prints from Eugène Grasset’s 1896 portfolio “La Plante et ses Applications Ornementales sous la Direction.” Make your hallway look like heaven.

“Snowdrop.” Plate 31, page 59. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries.  Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n59/mode/1up

“Solomon’s Seal.” Plate 34, page 65. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries.  Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n65/mode/1up

“Nasturtium.” Plate 40, page 77. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries.  Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n77/mode/1up

Girls and young ladies painted by French artist Jeanne-Elisabeth Chaudet née Gabiou. Living from 1767 to 1832, she was the sister in law of painter Marie-Élisabeth Gabiou and the wife of sculptor Antoine Denis Chaudet.

“Girl feeding the birds.” ca. 1800. French. Oil on canvas. Image © 1986-2021 Invaluable, LLC and Koller Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/CHAUDET,-JEANNE-ELISABETH_AEF499D97C/#

Gustava and Wilhelmina Armfelt. 1802. French. Oil on canvas. Image source: Riitta Konttinen: Naistaiteilijat Suomessa – keskiajalta modernismin murrokseen, page 43. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gustava_and_Wilhelmina_Armfelt_by_Chaudet.jpeg

Portrait of a girl, half-length, holding a basket with grapes and other fruit. Undated. Oil on canvas. Attributed to Jeanne-Elisabeth Chaudet. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/women-artists/portrait-of-a-girl-half-length-holding-a-basket

“Young girl eating cherries. 1817. French. Oil on canvas. Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris. Image © wikimedia. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/women-artists/portrait-of-a-girl-half-length-holding-a-basket

Still lifes with fruit. French. Fernand Renard, artist. Living from 1912 to 1990, Renard created troupe l’oeil paintings for the home of American designer Bunny Mellon.

“Still life with Fruit, Fennel, Artichoke and Corn.” 20th c. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “Renard” on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2002-2021 LiveAuctioneers and Doyle Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/104410051_fernand-renard-french-1912-1990-still-with-fruit
Still life with apricots. 20th c. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “Renard” on the lower right. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-4198698
“Pears on a Tabletop.” 20th c. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “Renard” on the ;lower right. Image © 2021 – WorthPoint Corporation. Fair use license. via https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/fernand-renard-french-1802596998