People getting out and about with some very grand surroundings. Spanish. Ricardo Villegas y Cordero, painter. Living from 1849 to 1896, his work was exhibited at the International Exhibition of Munich in 1888. His brother José was a painter too.

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“A Feast Day.” 1890. Private collection. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.latinamericanart.com/en/artwork/a-feast-day/
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“In the Salon.” 1879. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated in Rome. Image © 2017 FERNANDO DURÁN SUBASTAS, S.A. Fair use license. via https://www.fernandoduran.com/duran/803-ricardo-villegas-y-cordero-sevilla-1849-1896.html

Spanish children from just a little while ago. Antonio María Esquivel, portraitist. Living from 1806 to 1857, he was part of the Romantic School. Studied art at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando.

Manuel Flores Calderón
“Manuel Flores Calderón.” ca. 1842. Oil on canvas. Image © 2019. Museo Nacional del Prado. Fair use license. via https://www.museodelprado.es/coleccion/obra-de-arte/manuel-flores-calderon/d302b286-b051-4916-8c4a-7e54c0197262
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Children playing with a ram. 1843. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Museo Romántico, Madrid. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Antonio_M%C2%AA_Esquivel_-_Children_playing_with_a_ram_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
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Raimundo Roberto and Fernando José, the sons of HRH the Infanta Josefa Fernanda de Borbón Antonio María Esquivel (1806-1857). 1855. Oil on canvas. Image © Museo Nacional del Prado. Fair use license. via http://www.alaintruong.com/archives/2016/10/23/34475545.html

Spanish women doing various things, some going out for the evening and others heading for the beach sometime in the first half of the 20th century. Rafael de Penagos, artist/illustrator (1889–1954). One of the most representative figures of Madrilenian modernism.

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Illustration. 1931. Pencil and watercolor on paper. ©Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://www.pinterest.com/pin/571816483921551007/
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Drawing. ca. 1917. ©Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://50watts.com/Rafael-de-Penagos
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Illustration that was published in 1923. Gouache. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://blogs.elpais.com/ilustrados/2014/02/rafael-penagos-art-d%C3%A8co.html
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Illustration. 1948. Watercolor and charcoal on paper. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://blogs.elpais.com/ilustrados/2014/02/rafael-penagos-art-d%C3%A8co.html
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Illustration. 1925. Ink, watercolor and pencil on paper. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://blogs.elpais.com/ilustrados/2014/02/rafael-penagos-art-d%C3%A8co.html
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Illustration. 1942. Watercolor and tempera on paper. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://blogs.elpais.com/ilustrados/2014/02/rafael-penagos-art-d%C3%A8co.html

More flowers, plates from Francisco Manuel Blanco’s “Flora de Filipinas” which was published in Manila in the early 1880s. From the digital archives of the The Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid.

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“Renealmia Exaltata.” Plate 1. C. Verdaguer. Barcelona, lithographer. Image © Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid. Artwork itself in the public domain. Fair use license. via https://bibdigital.rjb.csic.es/viewer/9470?viewer=picture#page=8&viewer=picture&o=share&n=0&q=
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“Commelina Polygama – blanco. C. Benghalensis – variedad – Canescens.” Page 19. C. Verdaguer. Barcelona, lithographer. Image © Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid. Artwork itself in the public domain. Fair use license. via https://bibdigital.rjb.csic.es/viewer/9470?viewer=picture#page=19&viewer=picture&o=share&n=0&q=
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“Nyctanthes sambac and Jasminum Bicorollatum.” Page 12. C. Verdaguer. Barcelona, lithographer. Image © Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid. Artwork itself in the public domain. Fair use license. via https://bibdigital.rjb.csic.es/viewer/9470?viewer=picture#page=12&viewer=picture&o=share&n=0&q=
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“Costus Luteus – Blanco. Curcuma Xanthorrhiza.’ Plate 2. C. Verdaguer. Barcelona, lithographer. Image © Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid. Artwork itself in the public domain. Fair use license. via https://bibdigital.rjb.csic.es/viewer/9470?viewer=picture#page=9&viewer=picture&o=share&n=0&q=

Images of the Alhambra. A selection from the archives of the National Library of Spain.

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“Veduta di un Cortile del Palazzo e dei Bagni degli antichi Re Mori di Granata,” plate from “Lo stato presente di tutti i paesi, e popoli del mondo naturale, politico e morale” which was printed by Giambatista Albrizzi in Venice in 1745. 18th c. Etching. Artist not known. Image © Biblioteca Digital Hispánica. Fair use license. via http://bdh-rd.bne.es/viewer.vm?id=0000062931
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“Salón de Embajadores de la Alhambra” (Hall of the Ambassadors), a plate from “Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne par Alexandre de Laborde,” published in 1812. Engraving by Jean-Lubin Vauzelle. Image © Biblioteca Digital Hispánica. Fair use license. via http://bdh-rd.bne.es/viewer.vm?id=0000019143
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“Estanque Real del Patio de la Alhambra de Granada.” 1824. Etching. Felipe Cardano, maker (1778-1824). Image © Biblioteca Digital Hispánica. Fair use license. via http://bdh-rd.bne.es/viewer.vm?id=0000062861
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“Sala de las dos Hermanas de la Alhambra” (Hall of the Two Sisters), plate from Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne par Alexandre de Laborde.” 1812. Louis-Alexandre de Buigne, engraver. Image © Biblioteca Digital Hispánica. Fair use license. via http://bdh-rd.bne.es/viewer.vm?id=0000019141

Very well dressed princelings, painted by Jean Ranc. Living from 1674 to 1735, he was a French painter who mostly painted portraits. Serving in the French court, after Louis XIV’s grandson became king of Spain he painted there.

"El infante don Felipe de Borbon y Farnesio." 1725.
“El infante don Felipe de Borbon y Farnesio.” 1725. Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest. Cc0 License 4.0. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Felipe_I_de_Parma_en_su_infancia,_por_Jean_Ranc.JPG
"María Ana Victoria de Borbón, niña." July-December, 1725.
“María Ana Victoria de Borbón, niña.” July-December, 1725. Collection of the Museo del Prado, Madrid. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ranc_-_Mar%C3%ADa_Ana_Victoria_de_Borb%C3%B3n.jpg
"Fernando VI of Spain." 18th c.
“Fernando VI of Spain.” ca. 1723. Oil on canvas. Image © 2019. Museo Nacional del Prado. Fair use license. via https://www.museodelprado.es/en/the-collection/art-work/ferdinand-vi-as-a-boy/fc121d71-6460-48dd-ab1d-5ecd903fa888

Cityscapes, two with trains. Maybe a few people if you look hard enough. Darío de Regoyos y Valdés, Spanish artist (1857-1913). Studied under Carlos de Haes.

"Pancorbo: Passing Train." 1901.
“Pancorbo: Passing Train.” 1901. Oil on canvas. Image © Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona. Fair use license. via https://www.museunacional.cat/en/colleccio/pancorbo-passing-train/dario-de-regoyos/017453-000
"Blast Furnaces in Bilbao." ca. 1908.
“Blast Furnaces in Bilbao.” ca. 1908. Image © 2019 FineArtAmerica.com. Fair use license. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/1-blast-furnaces-in-bilbao-dario-de-regoyos.html
"The Passing of the Train." 1902. Oil on panel.
“The Passing of the Train.” 1902. Oil on panel. Image © Colección Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza. Fair use license. via https://www.carmenthyssenmalaga.org/en/obra/el-paso-del-tren

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

Furniture in the best of Art Nouveau from Barcelona. Joan Busquets i Jané, artist. Spanish. Living from 1874 to 1949 he was an interior designer. These are from his archives which are held at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona.

"Cupboard." 1906. Drawing in watercolor and graphite on paper.
“Cupboard.” 1906. Drawing in watercolor and graphite on paper. Image © Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona. Fair use license. via https://www.museunacional.cat/en/colleccio/cupboard/joan-busquets/202947-000
"Moble de rebedor." 1903. Watercolor and graphite on paper.
“Moble de rebedor” (hallway furniture). 1903. Watercolor and graphite on paper. Image © Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona. Fair use license. via https://www.museunacional.cat/ca/colleccio/moble-de-rebedor/joan-busquets/203143-000
"Umbrella Stand." 1902. Pen and ink, graphite and watercolor on paper.
“Umbrella Stand.” 1902. Pen and ink, graphite and watercolor on paper. Image © Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona. Fair use license. via https://www.museunacional.cat/en/colleccio/umbrella-stand/joan-busquets/202909-000
Dresser with mirror. 1899.
Dresser with mirror. 1899. Watercolor on paper. Image © Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona. Fair use license. via https://www.enciclopedia.cat/materia/escultura?page=11

Still lifes or bodegóns with food hanging on strings. Baroque art by Spanish painter Juan Sánchez Cotán, who lived from 1560 to 1627 and was a monk too. Maybe that’s why the fruit is just out of reach.

"Still Life with Fruit and Vegetables." ca. 1602.
“Still Life with Fruit and Vegetables.” ca. 1602. Oil on canvas. Image © Várez Fisa Collection, Madrid. Fair use license. via https://www.guggenheim.org/arts-curriculum/topic/bodegones
"Still Life with Game Fowl,Vegetables and Fruits." 1602.
“Still Life with Game Fowl, Vegetables, and Fruits.” 1602. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Museo del Prado, Madrid. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Still_Life_with_Game_Fowl,Vegetables_and_Fruits,_Prado,_Museum,Madrid,1602,HernaniCollection.jpg
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Still life with Quince, Cabbage, Melon, and Cucumber. ca. 1600. Oil on canvas. Collection of the San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego. Photo credit: The Yorck Project (2002) .In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fra_Juan_S%C3%A1nchez_Cot%C3%A1n_001.jpg