Images of Saint Paul’s Cathedral, London. Various artists at various times.

"Scaffolding During the Repairs to Saint Paul's Cathedral, 1928."
“Scaffolding During the Repairs to Saint Paul’s Cathedral, 1928.” 1928. British. Oil on canvas. Frank Ernest Beresford, artist (1881–1967). © James and Charles Bartholomew. Photo credit: Saint Paul’s Cathedral. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/scaffolding-during-the-repairs-to-st-pauls-cathedral-1928-230113
"Capriccio with Saint Paul's and Old London Bridge." ca. 1742-1748.
“Capriccio with Saint Paul’s and Old London Bridge.” ca. 1742-1748. Oil on canvas. Italian. Antonio Joli, artist (1700-1777). Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/436782
"The Great Fire of London, with Ludgate and Old Saint Paul's." 1670s.
“The Great Fire of London, with Ludgate and Old Saint Paul’s.” 1670s. Oil on canvas. Artist not known. Collection in the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Great_Fire_of_London,_with_Ludgate_and_Old_St._Paul%27s.JPG
A view of Saint Paul's Cathedral's dome from directly below, showing the symmetry of the dome and cathedral. Top right is the eastern side. Bottom left is the western side. Top left is the northern transept. Bottom right is the southern transept.
A view of Saint Paul’s Cathedral’s dome from directly below, showing the symmetry of the dome and cathedral. Top right is the eastern side. Bottom left is the western side. Top left is the northern transept. Bottom right is the southern transept. 2014 photograph. Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC BY-SA 3.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:St_Paul%27s_Cathedral_Interior_Dome_3,_London,_UK_-_Diliff.jpg

Women getting out and about in an Italy that’s only a little while back. Angelo Morbelli, painter. Living from 1853 to 1919 he painted in the Divisionist style.

"Battello sul Lago Maggiore." 1915. Oil on canvas.
“Battello sul Lago Maggiore.” 1915. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Gallerie di Piazza Scala, Milan. Artgate Fondazione Cariplo. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Artgate_Fondazione_Cariplo_-_Morbelli_Angelo,_Battello_sul_Lago_Maggiore.jpg
"In the Rice Fields." 1901.
“In the Rice Fields.” 1901. Private collection. Exhibited at the Van Gogh Museum. Fair use license. via https://www.vangoghmuseum.nl/en/news-and-press/press-image-bank/images-jean-francois-millet-sowing-the-seeds-of-modern-art/in-the-rice-fields-angelo-morbelli-1901?v=1
"The Old Curious." 1891.
“The Old Curious.” 1891. In the public domain due to age. vi https://pixels.com/featured/2-angelo-morbelli-1853-1919-the-old-curious-1891-angelo-morbelli.html

Engravings from Agostino Tensini’s “Le meraviglie della penna conchiudenti in diversi modi di scrivere delineati, et intagliati.” Published in 1641, it is an extremely rare first edition of a Baroque Italian calligraphy manual. All of these taken from the website of the antiquarian bookseller Martayan Lan some of whose wares I saw at an antiquarian book fair recently though, alas, not these.

Engraving from Le meraviglie della penna conchiudenti in diversi modi di scrivere delineati, et intagliati.. 1641.
Portrait of the author. Engraving from “Le meraviglie della penna conchiudenti in diversi modi di scrivere delineati, et intagliati.” 1641. Possibly published in Verona, Italy. Agostino Tensini, maker. Image © 2019 Martayan Lan, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.martayanlan.com/pages/books/3724/agostino-tensini/le-meraviglie-della-penna-conchiudenti-in-diversi-modi-di-scrivere-delineati-et-intagliati
Scrolling foliate design.
Scrolling foliate design. Engraving from “Le meraviglie della penna conchiudenti in diversi modi di scrivere delineati, et intagliati.” 1641. Possibly published in Verona, Italy. Agostino Tensini, maker. Image © 2019 Martayan Lan, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.martayanlan.com/pages/books/3724/agostino-tensini/le-meraviglie-della-penna-conchiudenti-in-diversi-modi-di-scrivere-delineati-et-intagliati
Angels. Engraving.
Angels. Engraving from “Le meraviglie della penna conchiudenti in diversi modi di scrivere delineati, et intagliati.” 1641. Possibly published in Verona, Italy. Agostino Tensini, maker. Image © 2019 Martayan Lan, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.martayanlan.com/pages/books/3724/agostino-tensini/le-meraviglie-della-penna-conchiudenti-in-diversi-modi-di-scrivere-delineati-et-intagliati
Engraving
Engraving from “Le meraviglie della penna conchiudenti in diversi modi di scrivere delineati, et intagliati.” 1641. Possibly published in Verona, Italy. Agostino Tensini, maker. Image © 2019 Martayan Lan, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.martayanlan.com/pages/books/3724/agostino-tensini/le-meraviglie-della-penna-conchiudenti-in-diversi-modi-di-scrivere-delineati-et-intagliati

Portraits of Eleonora Gonzaga de Mantua as a little girl. Living from 1598 to 1655, she grew up, got married and ended up Holy Roman Empress in Vienna.

Portrait of Eleonora of Mantua as a Child. 1605.
Portrait of Eleonora of Mantua as a Child. 1605. Oil on canvas. Hans Frans Pourbus the younger, artist (1569–1622). Collection of the Palazzo Pitti, Florence. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eleonora_Gonzaga_by_Frans_Pourbus_the_Younger_(Galeria_Palatina).jpg
Portrait of Eleonore von Gonzaga. 1600-1601. Oil on canvas.
Portrait of Eleonore von Gonzaga. 1600-1601. Oil on canvas. Probably painted by Peter Paul Rubens. Collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleonora_Gonzaga_(1598%E2%80%931655)#/media/File:Eleonora_Gonzaga_001.jpg

Mannerist art from Siena, Italy. Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, artist (1486-1551). Painting during the Renaissance, and Sienese school.

"The Marriage of the Virgin." No exact date.
“The Marriage of the Virgin.” No exact date. Oil on panel with extensions. Painted by a follower of Domenico Beccafumi. Image © Bonhams 2001-2019. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24650/lot/68/
"The story of Papirius." ca. 1520-30.
“The story of Papirius.” ca. 1520-30. Mythological painting. Collection of the National Gallery, London. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Domenico_Beccafumi_-_The_story_of_Papirius.jpg
Appearance of Saint Michael to Pope Gregory the Great. ca. 1527.
Appearance of Saint Michael to Pope Gregory the Great. ca. 1527. Collection of the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. In the public domain due to age. via https://news.artnet.com/exhibitions/domenico-beccafumi-painter-of-steam-235028
"Homily of Saint Bernard in the Piazza in Siena." 1537.
“Homily of Saint Bernard in the Piazza in Siena.” 1537. Tempera on panel. Collection of the Louvre Museum, Paris. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Domenico_Beccafumi_063.jpg

Renaissance designs by Italian draughtsman and printmaker Stefano della Bella. Living from 1610 to 1664, he is known for etchings with a great variety of themes, including court scenes, landscapes, and genre scenes but I like these best.

Fantastic vases. Probably 1646.
Fantastic vases. Probably 1646. Signed. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.magnoliabox.com/products/fantastic-vases-probably-1646-ql-a-140331-1678
"Design for a frieze with a leopard and a grotesque head." ca. 17th c.
“Design for a frieze with a leopard and a grotesque head.” ca. 17th c. Pen and brown ink. Bears numbering in pen and brown ink, verso: 11.84. School of Stefano della Bella. Image © Sotheby’s 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2019/old-master-and-british-works-on-paper-online/school-of-stefano-della-bella-design-for-a-frieze
"Tritons Wrestling with Fanged Sea-Creatures." ca. 1645-50.
“Tritons Wrestling with Fanged Sea-Creatures.” ca. 1645-50. Etching. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain due to age. via http://spenceralley.blogspot.com/2016/07/stefano-della-bella-in-italy-17th.html
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“Frieze with a child and two dogs.” 17th c. Drypoint etching. Inscribed “994 I/VI” in pencil on the reverse l.l. Identified on a typed label attached to the mat. Image © 1999 – 2019 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2920M/lots/571

Wonderful posters by Italian painter, illustrator and poster designer Marcello Dudovich. Living from 1878 to 1962, he participated in the 1920 and 1922 Bienalles in Venice. Also won a gold medal at the 900 Universal Exhibition in Paris.

"Macedonia." ca. 1931. Colored lithograph.
“Macedonia.” ca. 1931. Colored lithograph. Printed by Publivox, Genéve. © Estate of the artist. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/marcello-dudovich-1878-1962-macedonia-5611155-details.aspx
"Venezia Lido." ca. 1930. Color lithograph.
“Venezia Lido.” ca. 1930. Color lithograph. Backed on linen. Collaboration with Marcello Nizzoli. Printed by G. Scarabellin, Venezia. © Estates of the artists. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/marcello-dudovich-1878-1962-and-marcello-nizzoli-1887-1969-5944284-details.aspx
Cover for the April 1928 issue of the illustrated magazine "Il Secolo XX."1928.
Cover for the April 1928 issue of the illustrated magazine “Il Secolo XX.”1928. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://www.italianways.com/marcello-dudovich-paints-a-great-picture-of-venice/
Poster advertising fashions and new products done for the Mele fashion store, Naples. 1912.
Poster advertising fashions and new products done for the Mele fashion store, Naples. 1912. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2019 Listal.com. via https://www.listal.com/list/marcello-dudovich-ads1