More Jugendstil stylized animals and plants, plates from Arnold Lyongrun’s 1899 work “Neue freie Dekorationsmotive entwickelt aus dem Tier- und Pflanzenreich : Eine Auswahl von Entwurfen in modernen Stil, mit Rucksicht auf die praktische Verwendung im Kunstgewerbe” which was published in Leipzig by B.F. Voigt. Pochoir prints.

Page 15. Collections of the Clark Institute Library. Digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/neuefreiedekorat00lyon/page/n14/mode/1up
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Plates from the portfolio of prints “Meister der Innen-Kunst: Haus eines Kunstfreundes” which has artwork by various people. Designed in 1901, it was published in Darmstadt, Germany in 1092. Part of a contest by Zeitschrift für Innendekoration

Image of the dining room, as proposed by Hugh Baillie Scott“. From the 1902 portfolio “Master of Interior Decoration: House of an Art Lover.” Collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Image © MUSEUM ASSOCIATES 2022. Fair use license. Artwork itself in the public domain. via https://collections.lacma.org/node/175367
House interior, as proposed by the Austrian architect Leopold Bauer. From the 1902 portfolio “Master of Interior Decoration: House of an Art Lover.” Collections of the Wolfsonian-FIU Rare Books and Special Collections Library. Image © Wolfsonian-FIU Rare Books and Special Collections Library. Artwork itself in the public domain. Fair use license. via https://wolfsonianfiulibrary.wordpress.com/2013/12/06/from-whiplash-lines-through-utopia-to-skyscrapers-built-and-unbuilt-landmark-architectural-designs-in-the-wolfsonian-library/
Empfangs – Raum und Musik – Zimmer (Reception room and Music Room). Panels by Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh. Charles Rennie Mackintosh, artist.” From the 1902 portfolio “Master of Interior Decoration: House of an Art Lover.” Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. Artwork itself in the public domain. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2019/important-manuscripts-continental-books-and-music-2/mackintosh-baillie-scott-and-bauer-meister-der

Still lifes by German Baroque painter Georg Hainz (Hinz, Haintz, Heintz). Living from 1630 to 1688, Christian Berentz was one of the artists who studied with him.

Still life with an elaborate silver gilt standing cup, a basket of fruit, and a glass wine jug upon a partly draped table. 17th c, by 1688. German. Oil on canvas. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/old-masters-day-sale-2/still-life-with-an-elaborate-silver-gilt-standing
Still Life with Sweetmeats and a Rummer. 17th c, by 1688. German. Oil on canvas. Image © 2021 Auction house Lempertz. Fair use license. via https://www.lempertz.com/en/catalogues/artist-index/detail/hinz-haintz-heintz-georg.html



Still life. 17th c, by 1688. German. Oil on canvas. Unsigned, attributed to Georg Hinz. Image © 2021 Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.shannons.com/auction-lot/georg-hinz-attributed-german-1630-1688-still-life_0664AB7986
A Collector’s Cabinet. 1664. German. Oil on canvas. RCIN#RCIN 400918. Image © Royal Collection Trust. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.rct.uk/collection/400918/a-collectors-cabinet

Bohemian glass made by glass painter and entrepreneur Friedrich Egermann. Living from 1777 to 1864,  Egermann’s mother was from a glassmaking clan which must have helped her son get started. Worked in Blottendorf.

iLithyalin twelve-sided baluster vase with lithyalin glass in this color sometimes being known as “red Hyalith” or “rotwelsches” glass. Marbled in a rich “sealing wax” red with a turn over rim, on a basal collar above a spreading stem and wide circular foot. ca. 1830. Bohemian glass. Attributed to the workshop of Friedrich Egermann. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26834/lot/154/?category=list&length=482&page=1
Biedermeier spa glass designed to be used taking the waters at a health spa. Green cut and gilded glass with panels of elaborate “Hoffnunn” and “Gesundheit” motifs and rocaille enameling picked out in gilt. 1841. Bohemian glass. Friedrich Egermann, maker. Engraved “Erni”, “Karlsbad”, and “1841”. Image © artshuttle.com. Spa glass itself in the public domain due to age. via http://artshuttle.com/index.php/art-glass/friedrich-egermann-spa-glass-1841-gl16/
Beaker with polygonal stand and an angular body with a widening wall in lithyalin glass in brown, green, and yellow. ca. 1840. Bohemian. Presumed to be by Friedrich Egermann. Image © 2019 artfoxlive.com. Fair use license. via https://www.artfoxlive.com/product/1697901.html

Flower pictures by German artist Adelheid Dietrich. Daughter of artist Eduoard Dietrich, she lived from 1827 to 1891.

“Morning Glory, Daisies, Red Currants and other Fruits and Flowers on a Ledge.” 1865. German. Oil on canvas. Signed “Adelheid Dietrich – 1865” on the lower right. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/two-centuries-american-art-2/morning-glory-daisies-red-currants-and-other
Floral still life. 1861. German. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “pinx, von Adelheld Dietrich 1861” on the bottom left. Image source Sotheby’s. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Adelheid_Dietrich_-Blumenstillleben(1861).jpg
Still life of flowers. 1868. German. Oil on panel. Image source: Daderot. John Wilmerding Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Still_Life_of_Flowers_by_Adelheid_Dietrich,1868,_oil_on_woodNational_Gallery_of_Art,_Washington-_DSC00103.JPG

Crowds of people doing something exciting. Well maybe not that exciting but still they are very dressed up. German. Anton von Werner, artist (1843-1915). Painted many panoramic pictures of the Hohenzollern dynasty who ruled Germany at that time.

“Die Eröffnung des deutschen Reichstages im Weißen Saal des Berliner Schlosses am 25. Juni 1888.” 1893. German. Oil painting. Image source: Bismarcks Reichstag. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anton_von_Werner,_Inauguration_of_the_Reichstag,_oil-painting_1893.png
Anton von Werner, “Unveiling of the Richard-Wagner-Monument in the Tiergarten.” 1908. German. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Berlinische Galerie. In the public domain due to age. via https://berlinischegalerie.de/en/exhibitions/spotlight/
“Baptism in my home.”1879. German. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Museum Foundation Post and Telecommunications,, Frankfurt. In the public domain because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anton_von_Werner_Taufe_in_meinem_Hause.jpg
The proclamation of the German Empire at Versailles in 1871″. Version commissioned by the Prussian royal family for chancellor Bismarck’s 70th birthday. 1885. German. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Bismarck-Museum Friedrichsruh. Image source: Museen Nord / Bismarck Museum. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A_v_Werner_-Kaiserproklamation_am_18_Januar_1871(3._Fassung_1885).jpg

Very atmospheric mountains, all painted by German landscape artist Heinrich Steinike (1825-1909).

“King’s Lake (Königssee).” 19th c. German. Collections of and image source Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Cuba, Havana. Artwork itself in the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Heinrich_Steinike_-_El_lago_del_Rey.jpg
“Romantische Gebirgslandschaft.” 19th c. German. Oil on canvas. Image © 1986-2021 Invaluable, LLC and Auktionshaus Wendl,, Rudolstadt. Fair use license. via https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/steinike-heinrich-1825-bollinghausen-1909-duessel-3827-c-f74455cabe#
“Sunset on the Banks of a Mountain Lake.” 19th c. German. Image © 1986-2021 Invaluable, LLC and Kunsthaus Lempertz KG, Köln. Fair use license. via https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/heinrich-steinike-sunset-on-the-banks-of-a-mounta-142-c-ea9446493b

Geometrical figures and perspective drawings, 16th century watercolors preserved at the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel in Lower Saxony. No artist or author’s name but beautiful.

Image 63. Collections of the Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel. In the pubic domain due to age. via https://diglib.hab.de/wdb.php?dir=mss/74-1-aug-2f&distype=thumbs
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How the ancients really lived. Plates from Wilhelm Zahn and Otto Jahn’s 1828 work “Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herculanum und Stabiae” which was published in Berlin. All of these being Pompeii decor.

“Aus Pompeii.” Page 17. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://library.si.edu/digital-library/book/schoynstenornam00zahn
“Aus Pompeii.” Page 45. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://library.si.edu/digital-library/book/schoynstenornam00zahn
“Fries aus dem Tempel der Isis zu Pompeii.” Page 49. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://library.si.edu/digital-library/book/schoynstenornam00zahn
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Jugendstil brooches, all of these from a recent auction catalogue from Auktionshaus im Kinsky GmbH in Vienna. Made in Austria and Germany.

Brooch in embossed silver and coral. 1925. Jugendstil. Made in Vienna. Maker’s marks: mark for Hoopoe and an illegible maker’s mark. Image © lotsearch.net and Auktionshaus im Kinsky GmbH. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/brosche-wien-um-1925-silber-getrieben-koralle-seitlich-gemarkt-53907422?utm_source=auction-newsletter-email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Auktionsnewsletter&utm_content=Email:%20Auktionsnewsletter&page=2
Brooch in embossed silver and moss agate. ca. 1900. Jugendstil. Made in Vienna, probably by Anton Pribyl. Maker’s marks: marked on the side with a mark for “Greyhound.” Badly legible master’s mark “AP” probably for Anton Pribyl, inspection mark. Image © lotsearch.net and Auktionshaus im Kinsky GmbH. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/brosche-wien-um-1900-silber-getrieben-moosachat-seitlich-gemarkt-53907427?utm_source=auction-newsletter-email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Auktionsnewsletter&utm_content=Email:%20Auktionsnewsletter&page=2
Brooch in chased silver, pearls and lapis lazuli with enamel. ca. 1909. Jugendstil. Probably made in Germany. Maker’s marks: marked on the back: silver fineness “975”; illegible maker’s mark. Image © lotsearch.net and Auktionshaus im Kinsky GmbH. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/brosche-wohl-deutschland-um-1909-silber-getrieben-perlen-lapislazuli-53907429?utm_source=auction-newsletter-email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Auktionsnewsletter&utm_content=Email:%20Auktionsnewsletter&page=2