Art Nouveau with a Spanish twist. Chromolithographic plates from Gines Codina y Sert and Sebastian Trullol y Plana’s “Composiciones Decorativas” which was published in Spain around 1897.

Plate with putti.
Plate with putti. Lithograph. M. Blasi, Barcelona, lithographer. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.pinterest.com.au/pin/759912137103777404/
Indian.
Indian. Lithograph. M. Blasi, Barcelona, lithographer. In the public domain due to age. via https://i.pinimg.com/originals/ec/dd/f5/ecddf5e61511b4bdd64633b58f1cf335.jpg
Plate.
Plate. Lithograph. M. Blasi, Barcelona, lithographer. In the public domain due to age. via https://i.pinimg.com/originals/bc/c6/4f/bcc64f0c19d119f571b7d0cf6b0aaa9c.jpg
Plate 8. Russian/Byzantine.
Plate 8. Russian/Byzantine. Lithograph. M. Blasi, Barcelona, lithographer. Image © Drouot Digital. Fair use license. via https://www.drouotonline.com/en/lots/8910725
Plate 16. Egyptian.
Plate 16. Egyptian. Lithograph. M. Blasi, Barcelona, lithographer. In the public domain due to age. via https://i.pinimg.com/originals/8b/a2/76/8ba276b59b18aad00010a4d3ce24a12f.jpg
Plate. Red and gold. Lithograph.
Plate. Red and gold. Lithograph. M. Blasi, Barcelona, lithographer. Image © Drouot Digital. Fair use license. via https://www.drouotonline.com/en/lots/8910725
Plate 24. Indian.
Plate 24. Indian. Lithograph. M. Blasi, Barcelona, lithographer. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.pintower.com/media/698832067156495469

Travel posters that make me want to time travel back to Yugoslavia in the 1930’s when they were done. Janez Trpin, graphic designer (1908-1973).

"Winter in Yugoslavia." 1936. Color lithograph.
“Winter in Yugoslavia.” 1936. Color lithograph. Janez Trpin, graphic designer. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/janez-trpin-1908-1973-winter-in-yugoslavia-5526160-details.aspx
"Slovenija." ca. 1930's.
“Slovenija.” ca. 1930’s. Collection of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, Italy. Cc0 License 4.0. via http://www.catalogo.beniculturali.it/sigecSSU_FE/ricercaFaccetteGeneriche.action?statoCosa1=1&nomeBread=Beni%20storici%20e%20artistici&authorityFileCorrelatoSchede=S4000013&nomeAutore=Trpin%20Janez&valoreRicerca=&keycodeAutore=@ICCD10522002@&sbiancaBreadCrumbs=yes
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“Visitez la Yougoslavie.” ca. 1930’s. Janez Trpin, graphic designer. Image in the public domain. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/visitez-la-yougoslavie-janez-trpin.html?product=poster

Plates from American Samuel Augustus Binion’s illustrated work “Ancient Egypt, or Mizraim” which was published in 1887 with chromolithographs by Cusack and Company of Buffalo, New York.

"The Hall of Columns in the Great Temple of Karnak, Thebes."
“The Hall of Columns in the Great Temple of Karnak, Thebes.” 1887. Image © Bonhams 2001-2019. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24256/lot/98/
"Tomb in the Valley of Assasif, Thebes. 1887.
“Tomb in the Valley of Assasif, Thebes. 1887. Image © 1999 – 2019 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2950B/lots/185
"Elevation of the North Gate of the Temple, Dendera." 1887.
“Elevation of the North Gate of the Temple, Dendera.” 1887. Image © 2019 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Fair use license. via https://doyle.com/auctions/15bp02-rare-books-autographs-photographs/catalogue/383-egypt-binion-samuel-augustus
"Interior of the Temple at Deir-Al-Medineh (restored), Thebes." 1887.
“Interior of the Temple at Deir-Al-Medineh (restored), Thebes.” 1887. Image © 1999 – 2019 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. via https://skinnerlive.auctionserver.net/view-auctions/catalog/id/503/lot/224279/?url=%2Fview-auctions%2Fcatalog%2Fid%2F503%3Fpage%3D2%26items%3D100

Places in France from just a little while ago. Two in Paris and the third on the Riviera. Jean Dufy, artist. Living from 1888 to 1964, he was the brother of Raoul Dufy.

"Bois du Boulogne." ca. 1950.
“Bois du Boulogne.” ca. 1950. Color lithograph. Signed in pencil on the lower margin. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/auction-lot/JEAN-DUFY-Bois-du-Boulogne.-2522+++++381+-++762957
"Ponts de la Seine." ca. 1954.
“Ponts de la Seine.” ca. 1954. Oil on canvas. Image ©2019 Grand Valley State University. Fair use license. http://sharedpassion.gvsuartgallery.org/collection/2013.68.13
"L’hôtel Welcome à Villefranche-sur-Me." 1926. Oil on canvas.
“L’hôtel Welcome à Villefranche-sur-Me.” 1926. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated on the lower right. Image Jeandufy.com ©. Fair use license. via https://jeandufy.com/favorite-theme/welcome-hotel-in-villefranche-sur-mer-1926/

Lithographs by American artist Grant Wood. Living from 1891 to 1942, he is best known for his depictions of the American Mid-West.

"Fertility." 1939. Lithograph.
“Fertility.” 1939. Lithograph. Edition of 250. Signed in pencil on the lower right. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/auction-lot/GRANT-WOOD-Fertility.-2522+++++310+-++764295
"July Fifteenth." 1939. Lithograph.
“July Fifteenth.” 1939. Lithograph. Edition of 250. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2019 Whitney Museum of American Art. Fair use license. via https://whitney.org/collection/works/5210
"January." 1938. Lithograph.
“January.” 1938. Lithograph. Edition of 250. Signed on the lower right. Image © 2018, Surovek Gallery. Fair use license. via http://surovekgallery.com/grant-wood/
"March." 1939. Lithograph.
“March.” 1939, published in 1941. Lithograph. Image © Smithsonian American Art Museum. Fair use license. via https://americanart.si.edu/artwork/march-34241

More plates from albums in the collections of the New York Public Library that mostly used to reside on Romanov bookshelves. Snatched up for you and I to see in the 1930’s.

"Krabiitsa." Number 43.
“Krabiitsa.” Number 43. From an old box kept in Count S.G. Stroganov’s palace. Chromolithograph. F. Dregera, lithographer. Published between 1849 and 1853 in Moscow by Tip. A. Semena. Image © The New York Public Library, 2019. Fair use license. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-12fd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
"Korsunsky chandelier in Novgorod Sophia Cathedral." Number 46.
“Korsunsky chandelier in Novgorod Sophia Cathedral.” Number 46. Chromolithograph. 1849-53. Fedor G. Solnt͡sev, artist.F. Dregera, lithographer. Image © The New York Public Library, 2019. Fair use license. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1300-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
Tabernacle. Number 49.
Tabernacle. Number 49. 1849-53. Chromolithograph. Fedor Grigorevich Solntsev, artist. F. Dregera, lithographer. Published in Moscow by Tip. A. Semena. Image © The New York Public Library, 2019. Fair use license. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1303-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Drawings of beauty that became America’s West, cactus and all. Lithographic plates from the United States Army Corps of Engineers 1848 work “Notes of a military reconnaissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila Rivers.”

"Valencia, New Mexico." 1848.
“Valencia, New Mexico.” Page 59. 1848. C. B. Graham, Washington, lithographer. Collections of the University of Michigan. Google, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_ggFZAAAAMAAJ/page/n59
"View of the Copper Mine." Page 74.
“View of the Copper Mine.” Page 74. 1848. C. B. Graham, lithographer. Collections of the University of Michigan. Google, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_ggFZAAAAMAAJ/page/n73
"Vegetation of the Gila." Page 104.
“Vegetation of the Gila.” Page 104. 1848. C. B. Graham, Washington, lithographer. Collections of the University of Michigan. Google, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_ggFZAAAAMAAJ/page/n103
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“Chain of Natural Spires on the Gila.” Page 108. 1848. C. B. Graham, Washington, lithographer. Collections of the University of Michigan. Google, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_ggFZAAAAMAAJ/page/n107
Caption not legible. Page 83.
Caption not legible. Page 83. 1848. C. B. Graham, lithographer. Collections of the University of Michigan. Google, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_ggFZAAAAMAAJ/page/n82
"Cereus Giganteus." (Engleman, Appendix #2, continued).
“Cereus Giganteus.” (Engleman, Appendix #2, continued). Page 94. 1848. C. B. Graham, lithographer. Collections of the University of Michigan. Google, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_ggFZAAAAMAAJ/page/n93

Look for more soon. 600 page book and I only got up to page 107.