Walter Crane Two Swans (1875)
Martin Johnson Heade Blue Morpho Butterfly
Martin Johnson Heade was a prolific American painter known for his salt marsh landscapes, seascapes, and depictions of tropical birds (such as hummingbirds), as well as lotus blossoms and other still lifes.
William Morris Blue Tapestry
William Morris was an English textile designer, artist, writer, and socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and British Arts and Crafts Movement. He founded a design firm in partnership with the artist Edward Burne-Jones, and the poet and artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti which profoundly influenced the decoration of churches and houses into the early 20th century. As an author, illustrator and medievalist, he helped to establish the modern fantasy genre.
Art by William Morris
Beautiful blue tapestry with birds, leaves, flowers and petals
Movement: Arts and Crafts / Art Nouveau
Artistic floral vintage bird flowers pattern foliage fine art.
Johannes Janson A Formal Garden (1766)
Johannes Janson is known for his idyllic landscapes filled with animals and village scenes. They were painted in the style of seventeenth-century Dutch artists such as Paulus Potter, whose paintings he copied. Many of Janson’s patrons were members of Leyden’s upper middle class who wanted a painted visual record of their formal gardens on canvas. Janson also made landscape etchings after his drawings. The estate shown here may have been located in the province of Noordholland, north of Amsterdam.
Paul Berthon Salon Des Cent
French Art Nouveau Poster (1895)
Salon des Cent (“Salon of the One Hundred”) was a commercial art exhibition in Paris, based at 31 Rue Bonaparte. The Salon sold color posters, prints and reproductions of artwork to the general public at reasonable prices. The salon held exhibitions until 1900. Many of the posters advertising Salon des Cent exhibitions have themselves become collectors’ items.
Paul Emile Berthon was a French artist who produced primarily posters and lithographs.Berthon’s work is in the style of Art Nouveau, much like his contemporary Alphonse Mucha. Berthon studied as a painter in Villefranche before moving to Paris.