Down to the water or perhaps the mountains with Constance Lady Wenlock. Born in London, she lived from 1852 to 1832. Traveled in Italy and in India where her husband was governor of Madras but she also painted and wrote poetry.

“Val d’Arno.” 1919. British. Watercolor, gouache and pencil. Image  © 2021 Radnorshire Fine Arts Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.radnorshire-fine-arts.co.uk/product/lady-constance-wenlock-val-darno-italy/

Figures on a mountain path overlooking the plains, thought to be India. 1894. British. Watercolor and body color. Signed and dated “C Wenlock/1894” on the lower left. Image © 1986-2021 Invaluable, LLC and Bonhams. Fair use license. via https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/Lady-Constance-Wenlock-British,-1852-1932-Figur_ECC4650844/#

“Evening scene – The Golden Horn.” Undated. Watercolor. Signed. Image © 1986-2021 Invaluable, LLC and Golding Young and Mawer. Fair use license. via https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/Constance-Wenlock-1852-1932-.-Evening-scene-The_77E064EC4D/#

An Indian landscape. 1897. British. Watercolor. Signed and dated 1897 on the lower right. Image © 1986-2021 Invaluable, LLC and Dreweatts 1759. Fair use license. via https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/constance-wenlock-19th-20th-century-a-indian-26-c-d14d3ff91b#

Down to the water with Scottish painter Sir David Young Cameron. Living from 1865 to 1945, he was a member of the Royal Academy. Studied at the Glasgow School of Art and the Edinburgh Schools of Art.

“Loch Eil.” Undated. Scottish. Oil on canvas. Signed “D. Y. Cameron” on the lower right, further signed and titled on the stretcher (verso). Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26692/lot/39/?category=list&length=153&page=1

“Firth of Lorne, November (Sound of Kerrera).” Undated. Scottish. Oil on canvas. Image source: Sphinx Fine Art. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1926. via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cameron_-_Lorne.jpg

Cameron, David Young; The Hills ofniversity of Liverpool; http://www.artuk.org/artworks/the-hills-of-ardgower-66836

“The Hills of Ardgower.” Undated. Scottish. Oil on canvas. Photo credit: University of Liverpool. Collections of and image © Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/the-hills-of-ardgower-66836

Landscapes, paintings of a Cuba that isn’t coming back. American, painted by Edmund Darch Lewis. Living from 1835 to 1910, he also did marine oils.


“Santiago de Cuba.” 1871. American. Oil on canvas. Signed, dated and titled “Edmund D. Lewis, 1871, Santiago de Cuba” on the lower left. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-5561710

“View of Cuba.” 1860. American. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “E. D. Lewis 1860” on the lower right. Image © 2021 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/fine-art-painting-american/edmund-darch-lewis-american-1835-1910-view-of-cuba-1860oil-on-canvas17-x-32-1-2-inches-432-x-826/a/5423-68183.s

“View of Cuba.” 1860. American. Oil on canvas. Image source Artdaily.com. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:View_of_Cuba_by_Edmund_Darch_Lewis,_1860.jpg

Down to the water with Russian cityscape and landscape painter Pyotr Vereshchagin. (1834/1836-1886). Painting in the Academic style, he was the first to paint plein-air in the wilderness of the Urals.

“Fishing Camp.” 19th c. Russian. Oil on canvas. Signed signed in Cyrillic on the lower right. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/russian-pictures/fishing-camp
“Suhum Cale.” 19th c. Russian. Image source: gallerix.ru. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Petr_Vereschagin_-_Suhum_Cale.jpg
“Stone ‘Written’ on the Chusovaya river”. 19th c. Russian. Image source : gallerix.ru. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Petr_Vereschagin_-_Camen_Pisanny_na_reke_chusovoy.jpg

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Volcano art, painted by Austrian landscape artist Michael Wutsky who painted in the Rococo style. Living from 1739 to 1822/1823, spent six years in Italy much of it spent in Naples painting Mount Vesuvius.

Versuv-Ausbruch.” ca. 1780s. Austrian. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Kunstmuseum Basel. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wutky_Vesuv-Ausbruch.jpg
A view of Vesuvius erupting with Sir William Hamilton observing from afar with his crew, the painter on the right. Undated, probably 1780s. Austrian. Oil on canvas. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-6117620
“Der Ausbruch des Vesuv über den Golf von Neapel gesehen.” ca. 1780s. Austrian. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Albertina, Vienna. Image source:  WikiWriter123. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Der_Ausbruch_des_Vesuv_%C3%BCber_den_Golf_von_Neapel_gesehen,_%C3%96l_auf_Leinwand.jpg
“Lava Flow on Vesuvius.” 1780s. Austrian. Image source Twitter. Artwork in the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wutky-Vesuvius_lava.jpg

Hand-colored aquatint and engraved folio sheets of places on the Hudson River in New York State taken from the “Hudson River Portfolio”. William Guy Wall, artist. Engraved by John Hill. Published in New York by Henry I Megarey between 1821 and 1825. All of these taken from a current Swann Auctions catalog.

“View from Fort Montgomery,” from the “Hudson River Portfolio.” William Guy Wall, artist. John Hill, engraver. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/-HUDSON-RIVER-PORTFOLIO–John-Hill–after-William-Guy-Wall-G?saleno=2571&lotNo=221&refNo=777821
“Troy from Mount Ida,” from the “Hudson River Portfolio.” William Guy Wall, artist. John Hill, engraver. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/-HUDSON-RIVER-PORTFOLIO–John-Hill–after-William-Guy-Wall-G?saleno=2571&lotNo=221&refNo=777821
“View near Fort Miller,” from the “Hudson River Portfolio.” William Guy Wall, artist. John Hill, engraver. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/-HUDSON-RIVER-PORTFOLIO–John-Hill–after-William-Guy-Wall-G?saleno=2571&lotNo=221&refNo=777821
“View near Sandy Hill,” from the “Hudson River Portfolio.” William Guy Wall, artist. John Hill, engraver. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/-HUDSON-RIVER-PORTFOLIO–John-Hill–after-William-Guy-Wall-G?saleno=2571&lotNo=221&refNo=777821
“Rapids above Hadleys Falls.” from the “Hudson River Portfolio.” William Guy Wall, artist. John Hill, engraver. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/-HUDSON-RIVER-PORTFOLIO–John-Hill–after-William-Guy-Wall-G?saleno=2571&lotNo=221&refNo=777821

Landscapes, all of them showing Lindisfarne Castle which is in Northumberland in the north of England. Lord Frederic Leighton, artist (1830-1896). All of these taken from a current Bukowski’s auction catalogue.

“Lindisfarne Castle with Horse and Rider in the foreground.” 19th c. British. Oil on canvas laid down on artist’s board. Image © 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/past-auctions/drewea1-10227/lot-details/6a1709ac-11ee-4f0a-b39d-ad18012a98e7
“Rowing Boats on the Shores of Lindisfarne Castle.” 19th c. British. Oil on panel. Image © 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/past-auctions/drewea1-10227/lot-details/e830cf3d-4420-4cf5-943f-ad18012a9f37
“Lindisfarne Castle.” 19th c. British. Oil on panel. Image © 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/past-auctions/drewea1-10227/lot-details/81aeeb0b-e1e5-4207-bb1e-ad18012aa502

Off to the country with French born American artist Louis Aston Knight. Living from 1873 to 1948, he was the son of artist Daniel Ridgway Knight. Exhibited at the Paris Salon.

“The Blue Cottage.” Undated. Oil on canvas. Signed “Aston Knight Paris” on the lower right. Private collection. Image source: the-athenaeum.org. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Blue_Cottage._Louis_Aston_Knight.jpg
“Beaumontel.” Undated. Oil on canvas. Signed “Aston Knight Paris” on the lower left. Private collection. Image source: the-athenaeum.org. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Beaumontel._Louis_Aston_Knight.jpg
“By the River.” Undated. Oil on canvas. Signed “Aston Knight Paris” on the lower right. Image © 2021 Grogan & Company, Inc. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.groganco.com/auction-lot/louis-aston-knight-american-1873-1948-by-the-rive_1734D5E9C6

Views of Greece seen with a Romantic eye, done by British watercolorist Hugh William Williams who was known as “Grecian Williams.” Living from 1773 to 1829, Williams was an original member of the Associated Artists in Watercolour.

“La vue de Parthénon par le Propylées.” 1820. British. Watercolor and pencil on card. Signed and dated “H. W. Williams 1820” on the lower left. Image © 1986-2021 Invaluable, LLC and Bonhams. Fair use license. via https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/hugh-william-grecian-williams-british-1773-1829-l-1-c-07b4bbaba7
“Athens from the Hill of the Museum.” ca. 1820. British. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://sites.google.com/site/hughwilliamwilliams/home/hugh-william-williams-1773-1829?tmpl=%2Fsystem%2Fapp%2Ftemplates%2Fprint%2F&showPrintDialog=1
“Interior of the Acropolis of Athens, from the Propylea.” ca. 1823. British. British. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://sites.google.com/site/hughwilliamwilliams/home/hugh-william-williams-1773-1829?tmpl=%2Fsystem%2Fapp%2Ftemplates%2Fprint%2F&showPrintDialog=1

Landscapes of a Mexico that isn’t coming back. José María Velasco, painter. Living from 1840 to 1912, he studied at the Academy of San Carlos. Exhibited at the Paris Universal Exposition in 1889.

“Los volcanes, Valle de México,” 1905. Mexican. Oil on board. Signed “Velasco” and dated “México 1905” on the lower right. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/impressionist-modern-art-day-sale/los-volcanes-valle-de-mexico

“Hacienda de San Antonio Coapa.” Undated. Mexican. Image source: taringa.net. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:San_Antonio_Coapa.jpg
“The Valley of Mexico (Valle de México),” 1877. Mexican. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Museo Nacional de Arte, INBA, Mexico City. Image: Steven Zucker. Cc0 License 2.0. via https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-americas/latin-america-after-independence
“Valley of Mexico seen from the Cerro de Guadalupe”. 1905. Mexican. Collections of the CDMX Government. Image source: Wikimedia Common. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://mymodernmet.com/es/jose-maria-velasco/