More pochoir prints from “Viñetas decorativas según el gusto del día. 30 láminas iluminadas a mano.” By Enrique Gillet, it was published by A. Morance of Paris in 1922.

Page 37, Plate 13 from Viñetas decorativas según el gusto del día. 30 láminas iluminadas a mano. 1922. French. Collections of and digitalized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/vietasdecorativa00umbd/page/n36/mode/1up
Page 38, Plate 11 from Viñetas decorativas según el gusto del día. 30 láminas iluminadas a mano. 1922. French. Collections of and digitalized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/vietasdecorativa00umbd/page/n39/mode/1up
Page 40, Plate 15 from Viñetas decorativas según el gusto del día. 30 láminas iluminadas a mano. 1922. French. Collections of and digitalized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/vietasdecorativa00umbd/page/n40/mode/1up

Porchoir prints by Natalia Goncharova and Mikhaïl Larionov. Taken from the folio “L’Art Décoratif Théatrical Moderne”, published in Paris in 1921. Part of an auction at Sotheby’s, all of these images being from the same lot. Natalia Goncharova did design work for the Ballets Russes.

Signed Mikhaïl Larionov on the lower right. From L’Art Décoratif Théatrical Moderne.. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2022/fine-books-and-manuscripts-including-americana/goncharova-natalia-mikhail-larionov
From L’Art Décoratif Théatrical Moderne.. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2022/fine-books-and-manuscripts-including-americana/goncharova-natalia-mikhail-larionov
Signed Mikhaïl Larionov on the upper left. From L’Art Décoratif Théatrical Moderne.. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2022/fine-books-and-manuscripts-including-americana/goncharova-natalia-mikhail-larionov
Signed with the initials N. G. for Natalia Goncharova on the lower right. From L’Art Décoratif Théatrical Moderne.. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2022/fine-books-and-manuscripts-including-americana/goncharova-natalia-mikhail-larionov

Prints by Belgian artist Octavia Campotosto, daughter of painter Henry Campotosto, subject of yesterday’s post. Not finding much else about Octavia in terms of biographical detail except that she visited Italy and showed her pictures from 1871 to 1874 at the Royal Academy, flourishing from 1871 to 1892.

The Girl and The Goat. ca. 1886. Belgian. Print. Octavia Campotosto, artist. Signed in pencil by the artist on the lower right. In the public domain due to age. Image courtesy of Jonathan Bohman, @jonathan_bohman on Twitter. via https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FF19sTrWUAMGu8x?format=jpg&name=large or https://www.etsy.com/listing/1075362145/the-girl-and-the-goat-by-octavia










A girl beggar with large messy hair reclined on the ground, her legs to the left, leaning over a block on the right, looking down. 1886. Belgian. Etching. Octavia Campotosto, artist. Signed in pencil on the bottom right Octavia Campotosto/London/1 January 1886. Inscribed on the upper right Published January 28, 1886 by S. Palladiense, 62 New Bond Street, London. Collections of the British Museum. Image © The Trustees of the British Museum. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age.
via https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/P_1930-1201-16

Many thanks to Jonathan Bohman, @BohmanArt on Twitter, who saw my post of yesterday and told me about the first image and the artist. Only finding the two prints, the other being in the British Museum.

An Americas that isn’t coming back, plates from “Vues des Cordillères, et monumens des peuples indigènes de l’Amérique” which was published in 1816 and written by Alexander von Humboldt. Published in Paris.

“Pont de cordages de Pénipe.” (in present day Ecuador) Plate XII, page 186. Collections of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Ottawa. University of Ottawa, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/vuesdescordill02humb/page/186/mode/1up
“Volcan de Jorullo” (in present day Mexico). Plate XIV, page 216. Collections of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Ottawa. University of Ottawa, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/vuesdescordill02humb/page/216/mode/1up
“Lac de Guatavita” (located in present day Colombia). Plate XIX, page 368. Collections of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Ottawa. University of Ottawa, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/vuesdescordill02humb/page/n368/mode/1up

Pochoir prints from Eugène Grasset’s 1896 portfolio “La Plante et ses Applications Ornementales sous la Direction.” Make your hallway look like heaven.

“Snowdrop.” Plate 31, page 59. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries.  Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n59/mode/1up

“Solomon’s Seal.” Plate 34, page 65. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries.  Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n65/mode/1up

“Nasturtium.” Plate 40, page 77. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries.  Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n77/mode/1up

Pictures of the firmament above us, taken from Étienne Léopold Trouvelot’s pastels that were turned into plates for his 1882 work “The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings.” Beautiful. Published by Scribner’s in New York.

“Solar protuberances: Observed on May 5, 1873 at 9h, 40m. A.M.” (rotated into the horizontal). Image ID#02. Collections of the New York Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-e6c8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
“Total eclipse of the sun: Observed July 29, 1878, at Creston, Wyoming Territory.” Image ID#03. Collections of the New York Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-e81f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
“Group of sun spots and veiled spots: Observed on June 17th 1875 at 7 h. 30 m. A.M.” Image ID#01. Collections of the New York Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-e6c3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
“Aurora Borealis: As observed March 1, 1872, at 9h. 25m. P.M.” Image ID#04. Collections of the New York Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-e6cd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Pochoir prints from “Relais 1930,” a posthumous collection of designs by Édouard Benedictus who lived from 1878 to 1930 and designed textiles and wallpaper. Digital collections of the New York Public Library.

“Benedictis – Relais 9.” Three large flowers with leaves and smaller flowers; on grey field. Image ID#1556176. 1930. French. Pochoir print. Collections of the New York Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-e252-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99#/?rotate=90
“Benedictis – Relais 8.” Stripes, angles, and circles; on light grey field. Image ID#1556175. 1930. French. Pochoir print. Collections of the New York Public Library. In the public domain due to age. viahttps://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-e251-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
“Benedicits – Relais 10.” Circles on blue field, rhomboids; on brown field. Image ID#1556177. 1930. French. Pochoir print. Collections of the New York Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-e253-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99#/?rotate=90
“Benedictis – Relais 11.” Abstract, angled and rounded shapes; on black field. ID #1556178. 1930. French. Pochoir print. Collections of the New York Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-e254-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99#/?rotate=90

Life under the sea. Lithographs taken color pencil drawings made by Austrian artist Eugen Ransonnet-Villez while submerged in his diving bell. From the artist’s 1867 work “Sketches of the Inhabitants, Animal Life and Vegetation in the Lowlands and High Mountains of Ceylon.” Various archives. These images via publicdomainrevew.org.

“Submarine Rocks with Green Corals.” 1867. In the public domain due to age. Image source; commons.wikimedia.org, via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/underwater-landscapes-of-eugen-von-ransonnet-villez
“Group of Corals.” 1860s. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/underwater-landscapes-of-eugen-von-ransonnet-villez
“Coral Reef near Pointe de Galle.” ca. 1860s. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/underwater-landscapes-of-eugen-von-ransonnet-villez
“Group of Alcyonidae.” ca. 1860s. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/underwater-landscapes-of-eugen-von-ransonnet-villez

Jugendstil imagery from “Dekorative Vorbilder : eine Sammlung von figürlichen Darstellungen und kunstgewerblichen Verzierungen” which was published in Stuttgart around 1893-1900. J. B. Heukelom, artist. Digital collections of the New York Public Library


Advertisements.” Image 1. Wallach Division Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Image © The New York Public Library, 2020 Fair use license. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3e74-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99/book?parent=fc7d4980-c54f-012f-febe-58d385a7bc34#page/1/mode/2up
“Amaryllis.” Image 2. Wallach Division Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Image © The New York Public Library, 2020 Fair use license. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3e74-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99/book?parent=fc7d4980-c54f-012f-febe-58d385a7bc34#page/3/mode/2up
Design showing a woman’s head, a joker and a sword. Image 11. Wallach Division Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Image © The New York Public Library, 2020. Fair use license. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3e74-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99/book?parent=fc7d4980-c54f-012f-febe-58d385a7bc34#page/11/mode/2up

Plates of bird eggs detailed up enough that you feel like you are peeking in their nest. Victorian. Taken from Francis Orpen Morris’ 1853 work “A natural history of the nests and eggs of British birds.”

White Spoonbill and Ibis. Plate CLXIII. Page 4. Collections of the  American Museum of Natural History Library. Biodiversity Heritage Library digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/naturalhistoryof03morr/page/4/mode/2up
Curlew and Whimbrel. Plate CLXIV. Page 10. Collections of the  American Museum of Natural History Library. Biodiversity Heritage Library digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/naturalhistoryof03morr/page/10/mode/2up
Spotted Redshank and Redshank. Plate CLXV. Page 16. Collections of the  American Museum of Natural History Library. Biodiversity Heritage Library digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/naturalhistoryof03morr/page/16/mode/2up