The ancient world seen through an Edwardian haze. Paintings by Scottish artist William Russel Flint.

"Theocritus Idyll XVIII, chorus and musicians." 1913.
“Theocritus Idyll XVIII, chorus and musicians.” 1913. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://www.pinterest.com/pin/315533517636163966/
"She set forth to go to the hall to the  company of the proud wooers, with  the back-bent bow in her hands, and  the quiver for the arrows." Illustration for an edition of the Odyssey that was first published in 1924.
“She set forth to go to the hall to the company of the proud wooers, with the back-bent bow in her hands, and the quiver for the arrows.” Illustration for a 1924 edition of the Odyssey. Image © 2007 Spirit of the Ages. Fair use license. via http://spiritoftheages.com/William_Russell_Flint_-_”The_Odyssey_of_Homer”_(1924).htm
"Now when the wooers had put from them the desire of meat and drink they minded them of other things, even of the song and dance: for these are the crown of the feast."
“Now when the wooers had put from them the desire of meat and drink they minded them of other things, even of the song and dance: for these are the crown of the feast.” Inscribed number 3 The Odyssey, Book I. 1920’s. Watercolor and bodycolor. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/sir-william-russell-flint-ra-prws-rsw-4367109-details.aspx
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People with wings, all just a little too edgy to be your standard Victorian thing. Sir Joseph Noel Paton, fantasy artist (1821-1901). Scottish.

"Under the Sea II." Undated.
“Under the Sea II.” Undated. Oil. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/under-the-sea-ii-joseph-noel-paton.html
"Fairies." Undated.
“Fairies.” Undated. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://www.chrisbeetles.com/artists/paton-sir-joseph-noel-rsa-1821-1901.html
"Satan Watching the Sleep of Christ." 1874.
“Satan Watching the Sleep of Christ.” 1874. Oil. Collection of the Kirkcaldy Galleries, Kirkcaldy. Image © Art UK. Photo credit: Fife Council. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/satan-watching-the-sleep-of-christ-124832

Paintings of rooms on the other side of somewhere in houses in Scotland. Patrick William Adam, artist (1854-1929). Most tidy, one not.

"The Yellow Bed." ca. 1917.
“The Yellow Bed.” ca. 1917. Oil on canvas. Image © Richard Taylor Fine Art. Fair use license. via http://www.richardtaylorfineart.com/gallery/view-all/patrick-william-adam/the-yellow-bed
"Orange and Blue, The Library at Ardilea." ca. 1911.
“Orange and Blue, The Library at Ardilea.” ca. 1911. Oil on canvas. Private collection In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=88274
Adam, Patrick William, 1854-1929; War
“War.” 1915. Collection of the Dundee Art Galleries and Museums Collection (Dundee City Council). Image © Art UK. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/war-92121
"The Morning Room." Undated.
“The Morning Room.” Undated. Private collection. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=338044

The Levant and further east through a romantic Scottish veil by early Victorian painter David Roberts (1796-1864).

"Cairo." Undated.
“Cairo.” Undated. Painting. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://www.davidrobertslithographs.com/whoisdr1.html
"Hindoo (Hindu) architecture, a composition."
“Hindoo (Hindu) architecture, a composition.” 1829. Oil on panel. Image © National Galleries of Scotland. Photo credit: Antonia Reeve. Fair use license. via https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/91247/0/hindoo-architecture-composition?overlay=download
Interior of the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, which was completed in 1359.
“Interior of the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, Cairo, which was completed in 1359, during the Mamluk era in Egypt. Undated. Lithograph. In the public domain because the artists have been dead over 70 years. via http://www.salongen.no/619/

Many if not most of the artist’s work were sold as lithographs. Some of his of Ancient Egypt I used in an earlier post which you might want to look at.

Places to hibernate in till spring comes back . . . .garden pictures by Scottish painter William Bruce Ellis Ranken (1881–1941).

"Interior of Elsie De Wolfe's music pavilion looking out on to the pool, The Villa Trianon." Before 1941.
“Interior of Elsie De Wolfe’s music pavilion looking out on to the pool, The Villa Trianon.” Before 1941. Artwork in the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Interior_of_Elsie_De_Wolfe%27s_music_pavilion_looking_out_on_to_the_pool,_The_Villa_Trianon.jpg.
"A Dripping Fountain, Versailles." Painted before 1941.
“A Dripping Fountain, Versailles.” Painted before 1941. In the public domain because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A_Dripping_Fountain,_Versailles.jpg