Paintings of Rome’s Villa Borghese. Various artists. All lovely. One from the 17th century, the other 2 from the 19th.

Johann-Wilhelm-Baur
“View of the Villa Borghese.” 1636. Signed and dated “Jo Wilhelm Bavr Fecit 1636.” Johann Wilhelm Bauer, artist who was born in Strasbourg, worked in Italy and then moved to Austria. May have been executed for Marcantonio Borghese. Image 2017 © Copyright Galleria Borghese. Fair use license. via https://www.galleriaborgheseticket.it/portfolio-items/view-of-the-villa-borghese/
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“Promenade à la Villa Borghese, Rome.” 19th c. Italian. Watercolor on paper. Signed on the lower right. Ippolito Caffi, artist (1809-1866). Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/es/auctions/ecatalogue/2016/voyage-rome-particuliere-italienne-pf1640/lot.163.html
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“The Casa del Portinaio in the Villa Borghese.” 1821. Norwegian. Oil on canvas. Inscribed “Villa Borghese JDahl Rom d. 14 Juni 1821.” Johan Christian Dahl, artist (1788-1857). Collections of the KODE Art museums and composer homes. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Johan_Christian_Dahl_-_The_Casa_del_Portinaio_in_the_Villa_Borghese_-_Villa_Borghese_-_KODE_Art_Museums_and_Compos

Art with a medievalish spin by Norwegian artist Gerhard Munthe. Living from 1849 to 1929, he studied art in Norway and in Germany. Also worked as an illustrator. Took part in the Exposition Universelle of 1900 and the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904.

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“The Second Hall.” 1902-1904. Norwegian. Collections of the National Gallery of Norway, Oslo. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gerhard_Munthe_-_The_second_Hall_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
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“Åsmund og brødrene på havet” (Åsmund and his Brothers on the Sea). 1902-1904. Norwegian. Oil on canvas. Collection of and photo credit Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo. Image © Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo. Fair use license. via https://digitaltmuseum.no/011041107735/asmund-og-brodrene-pa-havet-maleri
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“The Fifth Hall.” 1902-1904. Norwegian. Oil on canvas. Collections of the National Gallery of Norway, Oslo. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gerhard_Munthe_-_The_fifth_Hall_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg

More from the top of the world, these in summer. Norwegian. Harald Sohlberg, artist (1869-1935). Studying at the Royal School of Art and Design of Christiania he was a Neo-romantic painter.

"Spring Evening, Akershus Fortress." 1913.
“Spring Evening, Akershus Fortress.” 1913. Collection of Akershus Fortress, Oslo. Image ©2019 Creative Boom Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.creativeboom.com/inspiration/painting-norway-celebrates-one-of-the-greatest-masters-of-landscape-painting-in-the-history-of-norwegian-art/
"Flower Meadow in the North." 1906.
“Flower Meadow in the North.” 1906. Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Artwork in the public domain due to age. Image ©2019 Creative Boom Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.creativeboom.com/inspiration/painting-norway-celebrates-one-of-the-greatest-masters-of-landscape-painting-in-the-history-of-norwegian-art/
"Modne Jorder" (Ripe Fields). No date. Oil on canvas.
“Modne Jorder” (Ripe Fields). No date. Oil on canvas. Signed “Sohlberg” on the lower right. Titled in Norwegian on the back. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2019/19th-century-european-paintings-2/harald-sohlberg-modne-jorder-ripe-fields

More images from the arctic, these being plates made from watercolors from Fridtjof Nansen’s “In Nacht und Eis. Die Norwegische Polarexpedition 1893-96” Volume I, published in Leipzig in 1897 by F.A. Brockhaus.

"Sonnenuntergant an der nordkuste asiens: das land im norden der Chalanga Mündung, 12 September, 1893." 1897.
“Sonnenuntergant an der nordkuste asiens: das land im norden der Chalanga Mündung, 12 September, 1893.” Page 116, Volume 1. 1897. Fridtjof Nansen, watercolorist. Collection of and digitalized by the University of Toronto. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/innachtundeisdie01nans/page/n116
"In der Polarnacht" (24 Nov. 1883).
“In der Polarnacht” (24 Nov. 1883). Page 268, Volume 1. Fridtjof Nansen, watercolorist. Collection of and digitalized by the University of Toronto. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/innachtundeisdie01nans/page/n268
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“Nordlicht.” (18 October, 1894). Page 358, Volume 1. Fridtjof Nansen, watercolorist. Collection of and digitalized by the University of Toronto. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/innachtundeisdie01nans/page/n358
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“Nordlichtkrone (22 October, 1894). Page 531. Volume 1. Fridtjof Nansen, watercolorist. Collection of and digitalized by the University of Toronto. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/innachtundeisdie01nans/page/n520

 

There is also a volume II with more plates. See those soon.

Paintings suffused with wonderful light. Svend Svendsen, artist (1864-1945). Impressionist. From Norway but eventually came to the United States to work as a lithographer so he painted here too.

"Tree Trunks in Snow." Undated.
“Tree Trunks in Snow.” Undated. In the public domain due to age. via https://americangallery.wordpress.com/2010/08/17/svend-rasmussen-svendsen-1864-1945/
"New England Winter Landscape." 1910.
“New England Winter Landscape.” 1910. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower right. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/art/paintings/landscape-paintings/sven-svendson-new-england-winter-landscape-svend-svendsen/id-a_2767473/
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“Nocturnal Forest Scene in Winter.” Undated. In the public domain due to age. via https://americangallery.wordpress.com/2010/08/17/svend-rasmussen-svendsen-1864-1945/
"Untitled (Jackson Park, Chicago)." circa 1894–1896.
“Untitled (Jackson Park, Chicago).” circa 1894–1896. Image © 2019 M. Christine Schwartz Collection. Fair use license. via

More landscapes of Norway, these by painter Halfdan Johnsen Egedius, who lived from 1877 to 1899. Studying at the Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry, he also did illustrations.

"Stabbur." 1892.
“Stabbur.” 1892. Oil on paper. Signed. Image © Grev Wedels Plass Auksjoner AS. Fair use license. via https://gwpa.no/nb/lots/4496
"Juvrastolen, Telemark." 19th c.
“Juvrastolen, Telemark.” 19th c. Oil on canvas. Signed with the initials “HE” on the lower right. Image © Sotheby’s 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/lot.56.html/2011/european-paintings
"View from Vågå." 1894.
“View from Vågå.” 1894. Collection of the Bergen Art Museum. Public domain due to age. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/boscdanjou/8320323572

Norway through a romanticist eye. Landscapes by painter Hans Fredrik Gude. Living from 1825 to 1903, he is considered to be one of Norway’s foremost landscape painters. Associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting.

"Bridal Procession on the Hardangerfjord." 1848.
“Bridal Procession on the Hardangerfjord.” 1848. Oil on canvas. Gude and Adolph Tidemand, painters. Collection of the National Gallery of Norway, Oslo. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Adolph_Tidemand_%26_Hans_Gude_-_Bridal_Procession_on_the_Hardangerfjord_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
"The Fjord At Sandviken." 1879.
“The Fjord At Sandviken.” 1879. In the public domain due to age. via https://pixels.com/featured/the-fjord-at-sandviken-hans-fredrik-gude.html
"By the Coast." 1895.
“By the Coast.” 1895. Signed On verso label numbered 234. © 2008-2019 Bukowski Auktioner AB. Fair use license. via https://www.bukowskis.com/en/auctions/574/161-hans-fredrik-gude-by-the-coast

Landscapes with another world out there feel. Mostly from the Symbolist school. Various times by various painters.

"Rocky Reef on the Sea Shore." 1824.
“Rocky Reef on the Sea Shore.” 1824. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.allartclassic.com/pictures_zoom.php?p_number=196&p=&number=FRC008
Serenity." 1904.
“Serenity.” 1904. Lithuanian. Painting. Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, artist (1875-1911). In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mikalojus_Konstantinas_Ciurlionis_-_SERENITY_-_1904_-_5,_Varsuva.jpg
"Lake Keitele." 1905.
“Lake Keitele.” 1905. Finnish. Painting. Akseli Gallen-Kallela , artist (1865-1931). Image © Lahti Art Museum, Lahti, and the Viipuri Foundation. Fair use license. via https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/12081/
Cliffside landscape. 1937.
Cliffside landscape. 1937. Oil on canvas. Otto Albert Hirth, artist (1899-1969). Image © Estate of the artist and 2019 MutualArt Services, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/Symbolist-Cliffside-Landscape/4FF17A6D9907FFAD
"Winter Night in the Mountains." 1914.
“Winter Night in the Mountains.” 1914. Norwegian. Oil painting. Harald Oskar Sohlberg, artist (1869-1935). Collection of the Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/3-winter-night-in-the-mountains-harald-sohlberg.html