Scenes of Egypt with people and camels, painted by French artist Louis Amable Crapelet 1822-1867) who studied under Corot. Visiting Egypt in 1852 he returned to France in 1854.

"Campement en Nubie." 1853.
“Campement en Nubie.” 1853. Oil on canvas. Image © lotsearch.net. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/louis-amable-crapelet-1822-1867-campement-36291484
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“La Mosquée du Sultan Barckouk au Caire.” No date. Watercolor and gouache. Aquarelle et gouache. Signature and title on the bottom left. Image © lotsearch.net and LECLERE – Auction Houses. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/louis-amable-crapelet-1822-1867-la-mosquee-du-sultan-barckouk-au-caire-9867219
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“At the Nile Banks.” 1863. Watercolor over pencil on paper. Image ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/louis-amable-crapelet/at-the-nile-banks-v30HT7O8r7vpPiXKu4pKJg2

Animals in Brazil from a long way back from that long forgotten time when part of it belonged to the Netherlands. 17th century. Painted by Dutch artist Frans Post (1612-1680). Collections of the Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem and exhibited together at the Rijksmuseum a few years ago.

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“Jaguar.” 17th c. Dutch. Watercolor and gouache. Image © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem. Fair use license. via https://www.apollo-magazine.com/tastes-like-chicken-brazilian-animal-art-amsterdam/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=APMU%20%2020200324%20%20AL&utm_content=APMU%20%2020200324%20%20AL+CID_8d3db4dddd700e0819d6b2e8463c8537&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Apollo&utm_term=Tastes%20like%20chicken
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“Capiebare” (capybara). 17th c. Dutch. Watercolor and gouache. Image © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem. Fair use license. via https://www.codart.nl/art-works/newly-discovered-brazilian-animal-drawings-by-frans-post-to-be-presented-at-the-rijksmuseum/
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“Giant Anteater.” 17th c. Dutch. Watercolor and gouache. Image © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem. Fair use license. via https://dearkitty1.wordpress.com/2016/09/30/dutch-seventeenth-century-art-about-brazilian-animals/
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“Tatu Peba” (six banded armadillo). 17th c. 17th c. Dutch. Watercolor and gouache. Image © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem. Fair use license. via https://www.codart.nl/art-works/newly-discovered-brazilian-animal-drawings-by-frans-post-to-be-presented-at-the-rijksmuseum/
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“Neon flying squid with its tentacles. 17th c. Dutch. Watercolor and gouache. Image © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem. Fair use license. via https://www.ft.com/content/d0466dd6-99cb-11e8-9702-5946bae86e6d
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“Spider Monkey.” 17th c. Dutch. Watercolor and gouache. Image © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem. Fair use license. via https://www.apollo-magazine.com/tastes-like-chicken-brazilian-animal-art-amsterdam/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=APMU%20%2020200324%20%20AL&utm_content=APMU%20%2020200324%20%20AL+CID_8d3db4dddd700e0819d6b2e8463c8537&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Apollo&utm_term=Tastes%20like%20chicken

Frans Post also did some nice landscapes of early Brazil which are the subject of an earlier post here.

Down by the water just a bit back. Italian. Eugenio Bonivento, artist (1880-1956). Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice and mostly painted Venetian scenes.

"Zattere a Venezia."
“Zattere a Venezia.” No exact date. Oil on cardboard. Signed “E. Bonivento” on the bottom left. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2007/19th-century-paintings-and-sculpture-mi0276/lot.7.html
"Sailing boats near San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.
“Sailing boats near San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.” no date. Watercolor on paper. Signed “E. Bonivento” on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2020 Dorotheum GmbH & Co KG. Fair use license. via https://www.dorotheum.com/en/l/6123459/#
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Untitled work. No date. © Estate of the artist. Image © Casa d’Aste Arcadia, Rome and Live Auctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/76881826_zeno-eugenio-bonivento-chioggia-1880-milano-1956

Watercolors of Windsor Castle and other royal residences back before Victoria and Albert lived there by English watercolorist Charles Wild. Living from 1781 to 1835, he specialized in painting architecture and exhibited at the Royal Academy.

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“Green Pavilion, Frogmore House.” 1817. Watercolor with touches of bodycolor over pencil with an engraved aquatint version published as plate 29 of W.H. Pyne’s 1819 work “The History of the Royal Residences.” Royal Collection Trust. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frogmore_House,_Green_Pavilion,_by_Charles_Wild,_1817_-_royal_coll_922121_257043_ORI_0_0.jpg
"Queen's Presence Chamber, Windsor Castle." 1817.
“Queen’s Presence Chamber, Windsor Castle.” 1817. English. Watercolor with touches of bodycolor over pencil with an engraved aquatint version published as plate 7 of W.H. Pyne’s 1819 work “The History of the Royal Residences.” Royal Collection Trust. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Windsor_Castle,_Queen%27s_Presence_Chamber,_by_Charles_Wild,_1817_-_royal_coll_922099_257019_ORI_0.jpg
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“Chapel, Hampton Court Palace.” 1819. Watercolor with touches of bodycolor over pencil with an engraved aquatint version published as plate 33 of W.H. Pyne’s 1819 work “The History of the Royal Residences.” Royal Collection Trust. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hampton_Court_Palace,_Chapel,_by_Charles_Wild,_1819_-_royal_coll_922125_313698_ORI_2.jpg
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“Throne Room, Carlton House.” ca. 1818. Watercolour with touches of bodycolour and gum arabic over pencil with an engraved aquatint version published as plate 86 of W.H. Pyne’s 1819 work “The History of the Royal Residences.” Royal Collection Trust. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carlton_House,_Throne_Room,_by_Charles_Wild,_1818_-_royal_coll_922178_257094_ORI_0_0.jpg
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“The King’s Closet, Windsor Castle.” Aquatint engraving, taken from W.H. Pyne’s 1819 work “The History of the Royal Residences.” William James Bennett,, engraver, after Charles Wild. In the public domain due to age. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/the-kings-closet-windsor-castle-charles-wild.html
"The Ante Chamber to the Throne Room, Carlton House." ca. 1816.
“The Ante Chamber to the Throne Room, Carlton House.” ca. 1816. Watercolour, bodycolour and gum arabic over etched lines. Royal Collection Trust. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://www.rct.uk/collection/922179/the-ante-chamber-to-the-throne-room-carlton-house

Floral costumes, perhaps intended for dancers. One for each month of the year, the dress for each month including seasonal flowers and fruit. Mid 19th c. Watercolors, some heightened with gold and silver with captions in pencil.Done by “Barenne”, who was probably an accomplished amateur artist. From the website of Justin Croft as well.

Costume with black ribbon trim. Mid 19th c. Watercolor.
“August.” Mid 19th c. Watercolor. Image © 2020 Justin Croft. Fair use license. via https://www.justincroft.com/book/6412/costume-barenne/les-12-mois-aquarelles/
"December."
“December.” Mid 19th c. Image © 2020 Justin Croft. Fair use license. via https://www.justincroft.com/book/6412/costume-barenne/les-12-mois-aquarelles/
"April."
“April.” Mid 19th c. Image © 2020 Justin Croft. Fair use license. via https://www.justincroft.com/book/6412/costume-barenne/les-12-mois-aquarelles/

There are twelve in all, one for each month. More coming!

A selection of watercolors and sketches from an album by Rosalie Boyle who lived in the parish of Woodford, Essex, England which show scenes from the life of an average lady of that time period, 1862-1870. Quite interesting. From the website of antiquarian bookseller Justin Croft.

"Some pretty pictures are to be obtained between Geneva and Paris."
“Some pretty pictures are to be obtained between Geneva and Paris.” interior of a railway sleeping compartment on the Geneva-Paris line. 1862-1870. Image Image © 2020 Justin Croft. Fair use license. via https://www.justincroft.com/search/?vl_tag=social+sciences&vl_page=4
"And doth not a meeting like this make amends (pocket knives at a premium."
“And doth not a meeting like this make amends (pocket knives at a premium.” 1862-1870. Image © 2020 Justin Croft. Fair use license. via https://www.justincroft.com/search/?vl_tag=social+sciences&vl_page=4
"Sand Hoppers."
“Sand Hoppers.” Image © 2020 Justin Croft. Fair use license. via https://www.justincroft.com/search/?vl_tag=social+sciences&vl_page=4
"Charlie - Charlie this is not in the  Programme!'
“Charlie – Charlie this is not in the Programme!’ Image © 2020 Justin Croft. Fair use license. via https://www.justincroft.com/search/?vl_tag=social+sciences&vl_page=4

Imperial Russia. Watercolors of something that seems only dreamt up but once was real. These by Russian watercolorist Vasily Sadovnikov (1800-1879), who was a leading Russian master of perspective painting.

Room in the house of the princes Golitsyn. 1845.
Room in the house of the princes Golitsyn. 1845. Private collection. In the public domain due to age. via https://arthive.com/artists/1921~Vasily_Semenovich_Sadovnikov/works/13728~The_interior_room_in_the_house_of_the_princes_Golitsynyh
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“Nicholas Hall” from the album “Interiors of the Winter Palace.” 1857. Collection of the Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.arthermitage.org/Vasily-Semyonovich-Sadovnikov/Interiors-of-the-Winter-Palace-The-Nicholas-Hall.html
The Field Marshal's Hall of the Winter Palace. 1852.
The Field Marshal’s Hall of the Winter Palace. 1852. In the public domain due to age. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Field_Marshal%27s_Hall,_Sadovnikov.jpg
"Arch of the General Staff building." 1830s.
“Arch of the General Staff building.” 1830s. Image courtesy staratel.com. In the public domain due to age. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sadovnikiov_Arch_of_General_Stuff_Building_1830s.jpg