Visions of an older America. Landscapes by Asher Brown Durand. Living from 1796 to 1886, he was part of the Hudson River School.

Landscape. 1859. American. Oil on canvas. Asher Brown Durand, painter (1796-1886). Signed and dated A B Durand 1859 on the lower left. Collections of and image © the Princeton University Art Museum. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. Fair use license. via https://artmuseum.princeton.edu/collections/objects/27252

Progress (The Advance of Civilization). 1853. American. Oil on canvas. Asher Brown Durand, painter (1796-1886). Photo credit: Travis Fullerton. Collections of and image © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Progress_by_Asher_Brown_Durand.jpg

Kaaterskill Landscape. 1850. American. Oil on canvas. Asher Brown Durand, painter (1796-1886). Collections of and image © the Princeton University Art Museum. Fair use license. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1850,_Durand,_Asher_Brown,_Kaaterskill_Landscape.jpg

Watery landscapes that show more land than sea. French. Post-Impressionist. Pointillist. Georges Seurat, artist (1859-1891).

"The Channel of Gravelines, Petit Fort Philippe." 1890.
“The Channel of Gravelines, Petit Fort Philippe.” 1890. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. In the public domain in the United States. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Seurat,_Georges_-_The_Channel_of_Gravelines,_Petit_Fort_Philippe_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg

“Sunday at Port-en-Bessin." 1888.
“Sunday at Port-en-Bessin.” 1888. Oil on canvas. In the public domain. via http://ludwig-mies-vanderrohe.blogspot.com/2012/03/georges-seurat-part-4.html

"View of Le Crotoy." 1889.
“View of Le Crotoy.” 1889. Oil on canvas. In the public domain. via http://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2012/03/georges-seurat-part-4.html

Seldom seen landscapes by early African American artist Robert Seldon Duncanson (1821-1872). Well known in his time but then forgotten. Self taught but considered a second generation of the Hudson River School which explains their bucolic serenity.

"Scots Highlands." ca. 1848-52.
“Scots Highlands.” ca. 1848-52. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:RobertDuncanson-Scotch_Highlands_c1848_1852.jpg.

"Mount Oxford." mid 19th c.
“Mount Oxford.” mid 19th c. Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because it was painted before 1923. via https://it.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Robert_Scott_Duncanson,_Mount_Oxford.jpg

"Loch Long." 1865.
“Loch Long.” 1865. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Smithsonian Art Museum. Cc 0 license. via https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q20487956

"Land of the Lotos Eaters." 1861.
“Land of the Lotos Eaters.” 1861. Oil on canvas. Swedish Royal Collection, Stockholm. In the public domain in the United States because it was painted before 1923. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Robert_Duncanson_-_Land_of_the_Lotos_Eaters.JPG.

"Woodland Stream, an Idyll." ca. 1865.
“Woodland Stream, an Idyll.” ca. 1865. Collection of the High Museum of Art, Atlanta. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Woodland_Stream,_an_Idyll_by_Robert_S._Duncanson,_c._1865,_High_Museum_of_Art.jpg.

Landscapes of Scottish places by Pre Raphaelite hopeful William Bell Scott (1811-1890). Friend to some of its leading lights . . . .settling for painting these instead . . .lacked that dreamscape and glitter touch on the canvas I guess. . .

"Ailsa Craig." 1860.
“Ailsa Craig.” 1860. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Yale Center for British Art. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_Bell_Scott_-_Ailsa_Craig_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg.

"Dawn over the Sea." Undated.
“Dawn over the Sea.” Undated. Location unknown. via https://www.oceansbridge.com/shop/artists/s/sci-seg/scott-william-bell/dawn-over-the-sea.

Gloaming_BellScott
“The Gloaming” (A Manse garden in Berwickshire). ca. 1860. Location not known via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gloaming_BellScott.jpg.

All works in the public domain due to age.