Category: Paintings of interiors
Paintings of palm houses. The perfect place to hibernate. Prussian (German). Carl Blechen, artist. Living from 1798 to 1840, Blechen taught landscape painting at the Berlin Academy and worked as a decorator at the Royal Theatre on the Alexanderplatz in Berlin.
These works are all of the Palm House near Potsdam, Germany that had been designed by noted architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel to house the collection of palm trees that belonged to King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia.
Watercolors of rooms in the Chateau de Saint-Cloud back when the Empress Eugenie lived there. French. Jean Baptiste Fortuné de Fournier, artist (1797-1864).