Impressionist flowers that sing summer or at least spring. French. Marcel Dyf, artist. Living from 1899 to 1985, he grew up in Normandy and was captivated by the work of Renoir.

“Pivoines et iris.” 1965 French. Oil on canvas. Signed “DYF” on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/impressionist-modern-art-new-york/pivoines-et-iris
“Fleurs des champ (tapis jaune).” Undated. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “DYF” on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image ©2019 Beloosesky Gallery. Fair use license. via https://www.beloosesky.com/artists/marcel-dyf?view=slider
“Fleurs du jardin,” 1972. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “DYF” on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image by Heritage Auctions Image © 2021 Heritage Auctions/ Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/paintings/marcel-dyf-french-1899-1985-fleurs-du-jardin-1972oil-on-canvas21-3-4-x-18-1-4-inches-552-x-464/a/8011-68011.s

Flower pictures. French. Antoine Berjon, painter (1754-1843). Worked in watercolor and oils along with pastels. Designed silks in Lyon, too. Exhibited at the Paris Salon at least five times. These images taken from the blog godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com

“Bouquet of Lilies and Roses in a Basket on a Chiffonier.” 1814. French. Signed on the lower right. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2020/11/from-garden-from-orchard-from-sea.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GodsAndFoolishGrandeur+%28Gods+and+Foolish+Grandeur%29
“The Blue Vase.” 1819. French. Signed on the lower right. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2020/11/from-garden-from-orchard-from-sea.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GodsAndFoolishGrandeur+%28Gods+and+Foolish+Grandeur%29
Basket with a ribbon. Undated. French. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2020/11/from-garden-from-orchard-from-sea.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GodsAndFoolishGrandeur+%28Gods+and+Foolish+Grandeur%29
Flowers and fruit. Undated. French. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2020/11/from-garden-from-orchard-from-sea.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GodsAndFoolishGrandeur+%28Gods+and+Foolish+Grandeur%29
“Fruit and Flowers in a Willow Basket.” 1810. French. In the public domain due to age. via http://godsandfoolishgrandeur.blogspot.com/2020/11/from-garden-from-orchard-from-sea.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GodsAndFoolishGrandeur+%28Gods+and+Foolish+Grandeur%29

Javanese flowers to make your hallway look like the tsarina’s winter garden. Taken from the third edition of Madame Berthe Holla van Nooten’s 1880 work “Fleurs, fruits et feuillages choisies de l’Ile de Java peints d’après nature”. Printed in Brussels by Librairie Européenne C. Muquardt. Chromolithography by P. Depannemaeker.

Amherstia nobilis wall.” Page 20. Collections of and digitalized by the Peter H. Raven Library, Missouri Botanical Garden. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/9710#page/20/mode/2up
Elettaria speciosa.” Page 36. Collections of and digitalized by the Peter H. Raven Library, Missouri Botanical Garden. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/9710#page/36/mode/2up
Nephelium lappaceum.” Page 40. Collections of and digitalized by the Peter H. Raven Library, Missouri Botanical Garden. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/9710#page/40/mode/2up

The great outdoors but prettier looking. Scottish. Patrick William Adam, artist. Living from 1854 to 1929, he studied at the Royal Scottish Academy. A joint founder of the artistic group the Society of Eight.

“Sunlit Garden.” 1928. Scottish. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “P W Adam 1928” on the lower right. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/patrick-william-adam-rsa-1854-1929-sunlit-5697127-details.aspx
“Tulips and Forget-me-nots.” 1928. Scottish. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “P. W. Adam 1928” on the lower right. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2017/scottish-art-l17135/lot.53.html
“Flourished Border.” Undated. Scottish. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.artbol.com/painting-artist/patrick-william-adam

18th century flowers, plates from Henry Charles Andrews work “The Botanist’s Repository” which was published in London in 1797. These images taken from Volume 6.

“Flesh colored Sanseviera – Sanseviera Carnea: Six chives, one pointal.” Plate CCCLXI, Page 2. Collections of and digitalized by the Missouri Botanical Garden. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/mobot31753002852454/page/n1/mode/2up
“Yellow-bottomed White Crocus – Crocus Biflorus: three chives, one pointal.” Plate CCCLXII, page 4. Collections of and digitalized by the Missouri Botanical Garden. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/mobot31753002852454/page/n3/mode/2up
“The Peacock Iris – Iris Pavonia: Three chives, one pointal. Plate CCCLXIV, page 7.Collections of and digitalized by the Missouri Botanical Garden. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/mobot31753002852454/page/n7/mode/2up

Stylized up flowers and other pretty things from a little over a century ago. Cover art for “Mayflower” magazine from the 1890s. American.

Issue of December 18, 1897. Collections of magazineart.org. Scanned by the Internet Archive Python library 1.8.1. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/Mayflower189712
August, 1893. Volume IX, Number VIII. Collections of magazineart.org. Scanned by the Internet Archive Python library 1.8.1. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/Mayflower189308
February, 1893. Volume IX, Number II. Collections of magazineart.org. Scanned by the Internet Archive Python library 1.8.1. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/Mayflower189302

Victorian flowers, lithographic plates from “A monograph of the genus Lilium.” Written by John Henry Elwes and illustrated by W. H. Fitch, it was published in London in 1877.

“Lilith Philippenense.” Page 32. Collections of and digitalized by the Missouri Botanical Gardens. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/mobot31753000795721/page/n31/mode/2up
“Lilium Hanson.” Page 34. Collections of and digitalized by the Missouri Botanical Gardens. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/mobot31753000795721/page/n33/mode/2up
“Lilium Pomponium.” Page 39. Collections of and digitalized by the Missouri Botanical Gardens. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/mobot31753000795721/page/n37/mode/2up

Make your home look like a meadow of wild flowers. More selections from Emma C. Embury’s 1845 book “American Wildflowers in their Native Haunts.”

“Erythronium Americanum – Adder’s Tongue Violet.” Page 135. Collections of the United States Geological Survey Library. Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/americanwildflow00embu/page/135/mode/1up
“Rosa Parviflora – Wild Rose.” Page 163. Collections of the United States Geological Survey Library. Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/americanwildflow00embu/page/163/mode/1up
Veronica beccabunga – Brook-lime.” Page 208. Collections of the United States Geological Survey Library. Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/americanwildflow00embu/page/n208/mode/1up

More beautiful American wildflowers taken from Emma C. Embury’s 1845 book “American Wildflowers in their Native Haunts.”

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“Sisyrinchium Anceps – Blue Eyed Grass.” Page 108. Collections of the United States Geological Survey Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/americanwildflow00embu/page/108/mode/2up

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“Chimaphila Umbellata – Prince’s Pine.” Page 128. Collections of the United States Geological Survey Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/americanwildflow00embu/page/128/mode/2up

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“Erythronium Americanum – Adder’s Tongue Velvet.” Page 135. Collections of the United States Geological Survey Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/americanwildflow00embu/page/135/mode/1up

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=