A Sweden that isn’t coming back. Landscapes by Niels Edvard Krueger who lived from 1858 to 1930. Studied art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm.

“Winter Evening”. Undated. Image © 2021 Cutler Miles Art Gallery. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.cutlermiles.com/winter-evening-nils-kreuger/

October Evening at Apelvik.” 1895. Swedish. Signed and dated on the lower right. Image source leicestergalleries.com. Artwork in the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kreuger21.jpg
“Spring in Halland.” Three paintings in a frame sculpted by the artist. 1894. Oil on panel. Inscribed “N. KREUGER 1894”. Collections of the National Museum, Stockholm. in the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 80 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nils_Kreuger_-Spring_in_Halland._Three_Paintings_in_a_Frame_Sculpted_by_the_Artist-_Google_Art_Project.jpg

Geyser art, paintings of geysers in Yellowstone National Park that is. American artist Grafton Tyler Brown. Living from 1841 to 1918, Brown was the first Black artist to depict California and the Pacific Northwest. He served as expedition artist on the Amos Bowman Geological Survey in 1881.

“Castle Geyser, Yellowstone.” 1891. American. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis. Image © 2021 Tribune-Star. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.tribstar.com/features/bash/indys-eiteljorg-museum-to-present-holiday-events-in-renovated-western-art-space/article_324f35d7-0d92-55a2-b49f-adbb18c1eada.html
“Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park.” 1887.American. Image source khanacademy.org. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1926. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Grafton_Tyler_Brown,_Old_Faithful_Geyser,_Yellowstone_National_Park,_1887.tif
“A Yellowstone Geyser.” Undated. American. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower right. Collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Grafton_Tyler_Brown_-A_Yellowstone_Geyser2009.4329-_Museum_of_Fine_Arts.jpg

The American West that isn’t coming back. American, painted by James Everett Stuart. Living from 1852 to 1941, he studied at the San Francisco School of Design.

“Sunset Glow Mount Shasta.” 1921. American. Image © Bodega Bay Heritage Gallery. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via http://bodegabayheritagegallery.com/Stuart_James_Everett.htm
“Exposed Reef Sitka Sound.” July 17, 1891. American. Signed on the lower left. Image © Bodega Bay Heritage Gallery. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via http://bodegabayheritagegallery.com/Stuart_James_Everett.htm
“Looking across the top of Shoshone Falls, Idaho.” June 21, 1885. American. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower left. Image © David Dee Fine Arts. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.daviddeefinearts.com/artists/james-everett-stuart?view=slider
“The Grand Geyser – Upper Geyser Basin Yellowstone.” July, 1885. American. Oi on canvas. Signed on the lower right. Image © David Dee Fine Arts. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.daviddeefinearts.com/artists/james-everett-stuart?view=slider

Volcano art, all of these of Mount Vesuvius in mid eruption. One with a bit of Pompeii. English. Sebastian Pether, painter. Living from 1790 to 1844, he painted landscapes. Had a son who was a mosaic artist.

“The Bay of Naples.” 1823. English. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “S. Pether 1823” on the lower right. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/master-paintings-part-ii/the-bay-of-naples
“The Eruption of Vesuvius.” 1825. Collections of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.getdailyart.com/22491/sebastian-pether/the-eruption-of-vesuvius
“Eruption of Vesuvius with Destruction of a Roman City.” 1824. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Image © 2021 KCRW. Fair use license. via https://www.kcrw.com/culture/shows/art-talk/la-art-scene-on-fire-opening-of-the-new-season

Landscapes with mountains painted by German artist Carl Ludwig Hackert who also lived in Switzerland and made at least one trip to Italy. (1740-1796).

“An Italian palace, possibly The Reggia of Portici, Naples.” 18th c. German. Gouache within black ink framing lines. Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/old-master-drawings/an-italian-palace-possibly-the-reggia-of-portici
“A view of Mont Blanc and Geneva.” 1796. German. Gouache on paper. Signed, inscribed and dated “Vue du Mont Blanc et Genève peint par Carl Hackert 1796” on the lower left. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-5605563
“Vue de la Source de L’Arveron.” View of the Arve rising from a glacier, with men sitting on stones in the river. ca 1780. German. Hand colored etching. Inscription: Lettered with the title and signed “Carl Hackert f.” in the margin. Image © The Trustees of the British Museum. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. Fair use license. via https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/P_1958-0712-1351

More of an older Australia, illustrations by George French Angas’ for “South Australia Illustrated” which was published in London in 1847 . Collections of the State Library of South Australia.

“Port Lincoln, looking across the Boston Bay towards Spencers Gulf, Stanford Hill and Thistle Island in the Distance.” Page 42. Collections of the State Library of South Australia. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/nodes/view/2598#idx18569
“Mount Cambier, and one of its volcanic lakes (after sunset). Page 50. Collections of the State Library of South Australia. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/nodes/view/2598#idx18577
“Waungerri Lake and the Marble Range westward of Port Lincoln.” Page 59. Collections of the State Library of South Australia. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/nodes/view/2598#idx18586
“Lower Falls of Glen Stuart, on the Moriatta Rivulet in the hills near Adelaide.” Page 65. Collections of the State Library of South Australia. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digital.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/nodes/view/2598#idx18592

Landscapes with some people, all with very dramatic backgrounds that look like something exciting is coming next. Maybe not but who can tell. Irish, painted by Francis Danby. Living from 1793 to 1861, he was part of the Romantic school in Art.

“The Deluge.” 1840. British. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Tate Galleries. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/danby-the-deluge-t01337
“Commencement of the Deluge.” Exhibited in 1848. British. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Tate Galleries. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/westall-the-commencement-of-the-deluge-n01877
“The Enchanted Castle.” ca. 1841. British. Oil on canvas. Image © Collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/the-enchanted-castle-30973#

The great outdoors but prettier looking. Scottish. Patrick William Adam, artist. Living from 1854 to 1929, he studied at the Royal Scottish Academy. A joint founder of the artistic group the Society of Eight.

“Sunlit Garden.” 1928. Scottish. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “P W Adam 1928” on the lower right. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/patrick-william-adam-rsa-1854-1929-sunlit-5697127-details.aspx
“Tulips and Forget-me-nots.” 1928. Scottish. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “P. W. Adam 1928” on the lower right. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2017/scottish-art-l17135/lot.53.html
“Flourished Border.” Undated. Scottish. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.artbol.com/painting-artist/patrick-william-adam

Romantic looking places to dream of. Joachim Ferdinand Richardt, artist. Living from 1819 to 1895 he painted first in his native Denmark and then the United States.

“Boating on the Susquehanna.” 1860. Oil on canvas. Signed “F. Richardt” on the lower right. Image ©  2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/two-centuries-american-art/boating-on-the-susquehanna
“The Castle on Fire.” 1859. Collections of the Frederiksborg Hillerod museum, Denmark. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Slottet_br%C3%A6nder_1859_by_Ferdinand_Richardt.jpg
“View on the Mississippi.” 1858. Collection of the White House, Washington, DC. In the public domain because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:View_on_the_Mississippi_by_Ferdinand_Richardt,_1858.jpg

Snow art. As in landscapes with snow. Russian. Ivan Fedorovich Choultsé, painter. Living from 1874 to 1939, many members of the Russian Imperial family owned his landscapes.

Winter morning in Engadine.” Undated. Russian. Signed “F. Choultsé” on the bottom right. Image source: Christies. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%D0%98%D0%B2%D0%B0%D0%BD_%D0%A4%D0%B5%D0%B4%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B8%D1%87_%D0%A8%D1%83%D0%BB%D1%8C%D1%86%D0%B5_-%D0%97%D0%B8%D0%BC%D0%BD%D0%B5%D0%B5%D1%83%D1%82%D1%80%D0%BE_%D0%B2_%D0%AD%D0%BD%D0%B3%D0%B0%D0%B4%D0%B8%D0%BD%D0%B0.jpg
“Night in March.” Undated. Russian. Signed on the lower right. Image © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.amazon.com/Fedorovich-Choultse-Collection-Unframed-Reproduction/dp/B07GY327TC
Snowy landscape. Undated. Russian. Image © Ocean’s Bridge Group Ltd. Fair use license. Artwork itself in the public domain. via https://www.oceansbridge.com/shop/artists/c/ce-ci/choultse-ivan/snowy-landscape