Pictures of flowers to make your boudoir look like a garden whenever you like, even in the darkness of winter. British. Mary Elizabeth Duffield, artist. Living from 1819 to 1914 she painted both fruit and flowers.

"Roses and Jasmine." No date.
“Roses and Jasmine.” No date. Watercolor. Image courtesy Bonhams London. Image © lotsearch.de. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.de/lot/mary-elizabeth-duffield-1819-1914-39848481
Still life of roses. No date.
Still life of roses. No date. Watercolor. Image © 2016 – 2019 The Swan Gallery & SWD, Sherborne. Fair use license. via https://www.swangallery.co.uk/view-item.php?sid=4c4e071fda2cf576be081f32030afdc5&itemid=1000364
"Straw mat covered with fruit and flowers." No date.
“Straw mat covered with fruit and flowers.” No date. Mary Elizabeth Duffield, artist. Image © Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Fair use license. via https://www.apollo-magazine.com/flowers-fitz/
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Paintings of children trying to have fun when the grownups aren’t looking. Belgian. Franz Verhas, artist (1827-1897). Painted many portraits and genre scenes.

"The Lion." 1874.
“The Lion.” 1874. Oil on canvas. Collection of the the Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent. In the public domain in the United States it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Franz_Verhas_(1832-1894)_De_leeuw_(1874)_MSK_Gent_22-11-2015_11-58-03.JPG
"La lecture au salon." 1850-1894.
“La lecture au salon.” 1850-1894. Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frans_Verhas_-_Reading_in_the_living_room.JPG
"The Master Painter." 1877.
“The Master Painter.” 1877. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent. In the public domain in the United States it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jan_Verhas_-_The_master_painter.jpeg
"The Broken Flower Pot." 1876.
“The Broken Flower Pot.” 1876. Lithograph. Image © 2019 – WorthPoint Corporation. Fair use license. via https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/jan-frans-verhas-broken-flower-pot-537812522

Food art with bunches of grapes dripping down. Severin Roesen, artist. Living from around 1815 to 1872 he was born in Germany but painted in the United States.

"Abundance." ca. 1860.
“Abundance.” ca. 1860. Oil on canvas. Collection of the D’Amour Museum of Fine Art, Springfield, Massachusetts. Image © Springfield Museums. Fair use license. via https://springfieldmuseums.org/collections/item/abundance-severin-roesen/
"Fruit Still Life in a Landscape." ca. 1862-1872.
“Fruit Still Life in a Landscape.” ca. 1862-1872. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. In the public domain. via https://collections.lacma.org/node/239041
"Still Life with Fruit and Champagne."
“Still Life with Fruit and Champagne.” 19th c. 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_Fruit_and_Champagne_by_Severin_Roesen.jpg

Neo-Pompeian art. Ancient Rome seen through a late Victorian Italian haze. All painted by Ettore Forti whose exact dates are uncertain but he exhibited works in the years around 1900.

"The antiquarian." No date.
“The antiquarian.” No date. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/ettore-forti-italian-b-1893-the-antiquarian-5993983-details.aspx
Merchant at Pompeii. No date.
Merchant at Pompeii. No date. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.tuttartpitturasculturapoesiamusica.com/2015/08/Ettore-Forti.html
"Pompeii Antiques." No date.
“Pompeii Antiques.” No date. In the public domain. via https://www.art.com/products/p22248297288-sa-i7794868/ettore-forti-pompeii-antiques.htm?upi=PMQC8D0&PODConfigID=4986398
"The road to Pompeii." No date.
“The road to Pompeii.” No date. In the public domain. via https://pastiladeistorie.wordpress.com/2017/03/03/vehicule-pentru-transportul-calatorilor-la-vechii-romani/

Watercolors from various outings involving Edward VII as Prince of Wales. All of them by Sydney Prior Hall. Living from 1842 to 1922 he mostly painted grand royal scenes but he did these too.

The Prince of Wales Visit to India 1876: Madras racecourse, near Guindy Park, 15 December. The Prince in his box watching a race through field-glasses. 1870's.
The Prince of Wales Visit to India 1876: Madras racecourse, near Guindy Park, 15 December. The Prince in his box watching a race through field-glasses. 1870’s. Image © Royal Collections Trust. Fair use license. via https://www.illustrationhistory.org/illustrations/the-prince-of-wales-visit-to-india-1876-madras-racecourse-near-guindy-park
"The Royal Barge at Lisbon." 1876.
“The Royal Barge at Lisbon.” 1876. Royal Collections Trust. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Royal_Barge_at_Lisbon_(1876)_-_Sydney_Prior_Hall.png
The Hall of Audience in the palace of Abdin.
“The Hall of Audience in the palace of Abdin.” ca. 1876. Pencil sketches under watercolor. Image © Royal Collections Trust. Fair use license. via https://www.rct.uk/collection/923284

Why paint small when you can paint huge. Pictures with so much going on you could hide behind someone and never get found by American artist Edwin Austin Abbey (1852-1911).

"King Lear, Act I, Scene I." 1897-1898.
“King Lear, Act I, Scene I.” 1897-1898. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Edwin_Austin_Abbey_King_Lear,_Act_I,_Scene_I_The_Metropolitan_Museum_of_Art.jpg
"Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and the Lady Anne." 1896.
“Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and the Lady Anne.” 1896. Collection of the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.muddycolors.com/2013/03/artist-of-the-month-edwin-austin-abbey/
"Castle of Maidens." ca. 1890.
“Castle of Maidens.” ca. 1890. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Castle_of_maidens_austin.jpg
"The Golden Tree." One of a cycle of 15 murals.
“The Golden Tree.” One of a cycle of 15 murals. ca. 1893-1902. Collection of the Boston Public Library. Photo © Sheryl Lanzel. Fair use license. via https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:sq87dv32j

People painted in the 19th century with wings who don’t look thrilled. One a little later but it fits right in. I think wings would be fun but what do I know?

"Hope Comforting Love in Bondage." Undated.
“Hope Comforting Love in Bondage.” Undated. British. Sidney Harold Meteyard, artist (1868-1947). Image and photo credit © Birmingham Museums Trust. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/hope-comforting-love-in-bondage-33910
"The Watchers of the Straight Gate." 1894.
“The Watchers of the Straight Gate.” 1894. American. Anna Lea Merritt, artist (1844-1930). Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/anna-lea-merritt-are-american-1844-1930-the-6136686-details.aspx
"The Love Song" (detail). 1868-1877.
“The Love Song” (detail). 1868-1877. British. Sir Edward Burne-Jones, painter (1833–1898). Image © 2000–2019 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fair use license. via http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/435826
"La Jeune Fille et la Mort." 1908.
“La Jeune Fille et la Mort.” 1908. Austrian/English. Marianne Stokes, painter (1855-1927). Collection of the Musée d’Orsay, Paris. Cc0 License 2.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:La_Jeune_Fille_et_la_Mort-Marianne_Stokes-IMG_8224.JPG