Women with interesting things on their heads. French, Symbolist school. Gaston Bussière, artist. Living from 1862 to 1928 or 1929, he studied art in Lyon and then at the entering the École des beaux-arts in Paris.

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“Salammbô.” 1907. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead longer than 80 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bussiere,Gaston_-_Salammbo,_1907.jpg
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“Yseult la Blonde. 1900-1925. French. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Musée des Ursulines de Mâcon. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 80 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BUSSIERE_Gaston_-_Yseult_la_blonde.jpg
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“Waternymphs (detail).” 1909. French. Watercolor heightened with gold. Signed and dated “Gaston Bussiere 1909” on the lower right. Image © Catawiki Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.catawiki.com/l/15583073-gaston-bussiere-1862-1929-waternymphs
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“Hélène de Troie.” 1895. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Musée des Ursulines de Mâcon. Source: Vassil. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:H%C3%A9l%C3%A8ne_de_Troie_Gaston_Bussi%C3%A8re_M%C3%A2con_26102014_1_B.jpg

Art from the Symbolist school, these by the naturalized French artist Léonard Sarluis, who was born in the Netherlands. Living from 1874 to 1949, he arrived in Paris at the age of 20 and stayed. Liked biblical themes.

"Déesse égyptienne devant un roi babylonien."
“Déesse égyptienne devant un roi babylonien.” 1926. Painting. Signed on the lower left. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:D%C3%A9esse-egyptienne-devant-un-roi-babylonien.jpg
Scène biblique : la Trinité."  1945.
“Scène biblique : la Trinité.” 1945. Signed and numbered “SARLUIS / 18.” Autographed “To Mademoiselle Lasch / affectionate souvenir / Sarluis / 1945” on a piece of paper attached to the back. Image © lotsearch.de. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.de/lot/leonard-sarluis-la-haye-1874-paris-1949-scene-biblique-la-trinite-31032079?perPage=50
"Deux Anges Veillant un prophète."
“Deux Anges Veillant un prophète.” No date. Pastel and black pencil. Signed on the bottom left. Image © findartinfo.com. Fair use license. via http://www.findartinfo.com/english/art-pictures/6/14/0/Pastel/page/3022.html
"La Divine Comédie"
“La Divine Comédie, ” one of a suite of twelve charcoal drawings on paper. No date. Signed. Image © La Gazette Drouot 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.gazette-drouot.com/lots/10118063
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“La Divine Comédie, ” one of a suite of twelve charcoal drawings on paper. No date. Signed. Image © La Gazette Drouot 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.gazette-drouot.com/lots/10118063
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Illustration for Gaston de Pawlowski’s ” Voyage au pays de la quatrième dimension.” 1923. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.everystockphoto.com/photo.php?imageId=5957280

Many thanks to Monsieur Navaron, @MonsieurNavaron on twitter, for sending me a link to a Sarlius work which gave me the idea for the post.

Symbolist ladies lying around in a golden light. Flemish. Jan Frans De Boever, artist (1872-1949). Did illustrations for Baudelaire’s “Les Fleurs du Mal.”

"Les Gerbes." 1920s.
“Les Gerbes.” 1920s. In the public domain due to age. via https://leprincelointain.blogspot.com/2018/03/jan-frans-de-boever-1872-1949-les.html
"Butin." No exact date.
“Butin.” No exact date. In the public domain due to age. via https://decadenthandbook.wordpress.com/2010/06/14/jan-frans-de-boever/
"La Sorcière." Undated. In the public domain.
“La Sorcière.” Undated. In the public domain. via https://scontent.fnyc1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/s960x960/45179564_1025026217693698_3443560428376948736_o.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_ohc=I4LNo7SnPrkAQn3GIXZSz0oQDdtQw2X4ZeX_a-wBzRx2i_DBcfbwQf3IQ&_nc_ht=scontent.fnyc1-1.fna&oh=ecae2ade51d8b099fb7c53a2458b9bd4&oe=5E6E2B41
"Sirenes." ca. 1938.
“Sirenes.” ca. 1938. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/art/paintings/figurative-paintings/jan-frans-deboever-sirenes/id-a_291822/
"Nereides." ca. 1928.
“Nereides.” ca. 1928. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/art/paintings/jan-frans-deboever-nereides/id-a_54067/

More Neoclassical ladies, all speaking German. Some more into the Symbolist end of things. Max Nonnenbruch, painter. Living from 1857to 1922, his work is mostly known for its Neoclassical and Symbolist themes. From the Munich School.

"Portret jonge vrouw." 1900. Signed lithographic print.
“Portret jonge vrouw.” 1900. Signed lithographic print. Image © 2019 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/22717699-max-nonnenbruch-1857-1922-portret-jonge-vrouw
"The Archer" (detail).
“The Archer” (detail). No exact date. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-A3xk7RJFgfc/XVLym5MvM4I/AAAAAAAGdsc/XoFCO0XOLv4tevKmWw0X7IK9SXczjWm6QCLcBGAs/s1600/Max-Nonnenbruch-TuttArt-1.jpg
"Lady At The Swanlake." 1886.
“Lady At The Swanlake.” 1886. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/wall-decorations/paintings/max-nonnenbruch-lady-at-swanlake-1886-large-german-symbolist-painting/id-f_827103/

Art from a misty world just beyond this one. Belgian, Symbolism school. Emile Fabry, artist. Living from 1865 to 1966 he studied with Jean-François Portaels and worked with Victor Horta.

"Poète et chimère." 1916,
“Poète et chimère.” 1916, Gouache on paper. Private collection. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://barnsburntdownnow.tumblr.com/page/3
"Harmonies." 1912.
“Harmonies.” 1912. Private collection. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://www.oceansbridge.com/shop/artists/f/fa-fer/fabry-emile/harmonies-1912
"Nok a tengerparton." Undated.
“Nok a tengerparton.” Undated. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://www.all-art.org/symbolism/3-belgium02.htm

Symbolist visions of women by Dutch artist Jan Toorop (1858-1928).

"Bezonkenheid, Meditatie, Vuur." 1923.
“Bezonkenheid, Meditatie, Vuur.” 1923. Pencil and black chalk heightened in white on cardboard. Image © Kunsthandel Studio 2000. Fair use license. via http://www.kunstkrant.nl/nieuws/tentoonstelling-jan-toorop-te-zien-is-in-gemeentemuseum-den-haag
"Desire and Gratification" (The Appeasing). 1893.
“Desire and Gratification” (The Appeasing). 1893. Oil on canvas. Image © Musée d’Orsay, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.pubhist.com/w48606
Back and front covers of L. Couperus "Psyche."
Back and front covers of L. Couperus “Psyche.” 1898. In the public domain due to age. via http://arh346.blogspot.com/2007/10/jan-toorop-leading-dutch-symbolist.html

Art that shimmers like the moon on the water. French. Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer, artist. Living from 1865 to 1953, he worked in the Symbolist and Art Nouveau traditions.

"The Roses of Ispahan." ca. 1910.
“The Roses of Ispahan.” ca. 1910. Oil on canvas. © Heirs of the artist. Courtesy Trinity House Paintings. Image © 2018 Artsy. Fair use license. via https://www.artsy.net/artwork/lucien-levy-dhurmer-les-roses-dispahan
"Le Bassin d'Apollon, Versailles." 1924.
“Le Bassin d’Apollon, Versailles.” 1924. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated signed and dated ‘L Lévy-Dhurmer/1924.” © Heirs of the artist. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/lucien-levy-dhurmer-french-1865-1953-le-bassin-dapollon-6029438-details.aspx
"Calanques (Six heures du soir)." ca. 1930-36.
“Calanques (Six heures du soir).” ca. 1935. Oil on canvas. Inscribed and dated 1935. Image © Musée d’Orsay 2006-2019. Fair use license. via https://www.musee-orsay.fr/fr/collections/catalogue-des-oeuvres/notice.html?no_cache=1&nnumid=146828&cHash=a66b7e2b86

Art from Belgium with something around the edges to give you goosebumps. Symbolist school. Jean Delville, artist (1867-1953).

"The Treasures of Satan." 1895.
“The Treasures of Satan.” 1895. Collection of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels. Image © 2019 MCH Group | Curiator. Fair use license. via https://curiator.com/art/jean-delville/the-treasures-of-satan
"The Angel of Splendor." 1894.
“The Angel of Splendor.” 1894. Collection of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels. Fair use license. via https://lightbearerofbeauty.wordpress.com/art/paintings/
"La Méduse." 1893.
“La Méduse.” 1893. Blue Indian ink, crayon, gold paint and colored pencil on yellow paper. Image © Art Institute of Chicago. Fair use license. via https://www.artic.edu/artworks/203868/medusa

Phantasmagoria of Ancient Egypt seen through a Symbolist haze. Can’t get more interesting than that. Polish. Wilhelm Kotarbiński, artist (1848-1921).

Cleopatra. Undated.
Cleopatra. Undated. Oil on canvas. Image courtesy of Sotheby’s. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%D0%92%D0%B0%D1%81%D0%B8%D0%BB%D0%B8%D0%B9_%D0%90%D0%BB%D0%B5%D0%BA%D1%81%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%B4%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B8%D1%87_%D0%9A%D0%BE%D1%82%D0%B0%D1%80%D0%B1%D0%B8%D0%BD%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B8%D0%B9_-_%D0%9A%D0%BB%D0%B5%D0%BE%D0%BF%D0%B0%D1%82%D1%80%D0%B0.jpg
Egyptian. ca. 1900.
Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://myartblogcollection.blogspot.com/2016_07_24_archive.html
Ibis. Undated.
Ibis. Undated. Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://www.artcyclopedia.ru/ibisy-kotarbinskij_vilgelm_aleksandrovich.htm

Stars to help light up the heavens over your head by Symbolist German artist Franz von Stuck. Living from 1863 to 1928 he sculpted, engraved and designed buildings too but I like these best.

"Shooting Stars (Franz and Mary Stuck)". 1912.
“Shooting Stars (Franz and Mary Stuck)”. 1912. Image © Koller International Auctions, Zürich. Fair use license. via https://www.kollerauktionen.ch/en/327421-0002-1181-franz-von-stuck.-sternschnuppe-1181_439372.html?RecPos=4
Ceiling in the music room of Villa Stuck, Munich. 1898.
Ceiling in the music room of Villa Stuck, Munich. 1898. Image © Library, University of Heidelberg. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/kuh1898_1899/0203/image