A Thousand Winds
 Interior of Oude Kerk, Delft, Holland, oil on canvas by Hendrich van Streeck, Dutch, 1659-1719. Private Collection.
  Streeck was of a family of artists and was known as a painter of landscapes and chruch interiors.

 Interior of Oude Kerk, Delft, Holland, oil on canvas by Hendrich van Streeck, Dutch, 1659-1719. Private Collection.

  Streeck was of a family of artists and was known as a painter of landscapes and chruch interiors.

 St. Peter’s Street, Derby, 1883, oil on canvas by Alfred John Keene, British, 1863-1930. Derby Museum and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby, England.

 St. Peter’s Street, Derby, 1883, oil on canvas by Alfred John Keene, British, 1863-1930. Derby Museum and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby, England.

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Prying Eyes (1901). Henry Gillard Glindoni (English, 1852-1913). Watercolour heightened with white.
Glindoni was noted for his depiction of period costumery in historical and genre scenes. He was one of a family of five orphans, his original surname being ‘Glindon’ and later changed.

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Prying Eyes (1901). Henry Gillard Glindoni (English, 1852-1913). Watercolour heightened with white.

Glindoni was noted for his depiction of period costumery in historical and genre scenes. He was one of a family of five orphans, his original surname being ‘Glindon’ and later changed.

 Evening Glow, watercolor heightened with body color and gum arabic by Arthur Claude Strachen, Scottish, 1865-1929.
  Strachen exhibited in London at the Royal Academy and was known for his sentimental scenes of English cottages and villages.  

 Evening Glow, watercolor heightened with body color and gum arabic by Arthur Claude Strachen, Scottish, 1865-1929.

  Strachen exhibited in London at the Royal Academy and was known for his sentimental scenes of English cottages and villages.  

The Spring Wood by John Maler Collier, British, 1850-1934.
 Collier was an artist and author who painted in the Pre-Raphaelite style. In addition to landscapes, he was considered the most prominent portrait painter of his generation.

The Spring Wood by John Maler Collier, British, 1850-1934.

 Collier was an artist and author who painted in the Pre-Raphaelite style. In addition to landscapes, he was considered the most prominent portrait painter of his generation.

 Monument to the Valier Family, Carrara marble in the Santi Giovanni e Paolo in Venice by Pietro Baratta, Italian sculptor, 1668-1729.
 Baratta created this monument and its spectacular marble drapery along with two other Italian sculptors and all best in their day for their artistry.  The figures include the father, mother and son of the Valier family against the drapery and Baratta’s Wisdom, Peace and Charity on the lower columns.

 Monument to the Valier Family, Carrara marble in the Santi Giovanni e Paolo in Venice by Pietro Baratta, Italian sculptor, 1668-1729.

 Baratta created this monument and its spectacular marble drapery along with two other Italian sculptors and all best in their day for their artistry.  The figures include the father, mother and son of the Valier family against the drapery and Baratta’s Wisdom, Peace and Charity on the lower columns.

 Stage-set Design, 1790s, pencil, Indian ink and ink by Pietro di Gottardo Gonzaga, Italian stage designer, 1751-1831. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.
   The figures around the columned temple are philosophers.. Gonzaga worked at La Scala in Milan, Italy, and then moved to Russia where he designed the coronation venues for Russian Tsars including Nicholas 1.

 Stage-set Design, 1790s, pencil, Indian ink and ink by Pietro di Gottardo Gonzaga, Italian stage designer, 1751-1831. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.

   The figures around the columned temple are philosophers.. Gonzaga worked at La Scala in Milan, Italy, and then moved to Russia where he designed the coronation venues for Russian Tsars including Nicholas 1.

 Houses on the Banks of the Oise,  oil on card by Jean-François Raffaëlli, French, 1850-1924.  Musée d’Orsay, Paris.
   Painter, pastelist and engraver, Raffaëlli trained as a singer before turning to painting. He was influenced by Monet and Sisley, changing his style to impressionism. Raffaëlli invented a paint named for him that had the properties of both watercolors and oils. 

 Houses on the Banks of the Oise,  oil on card by Jean-François Raffaëlli, French, 1850-1924.  Musée d’Orsay, Paris.

   Painter, pastelist and engraver, Raffaëlli trained as a singer before turning to painting. He was influenced by Monet and Sisley, changing his style to impressionism. Raffaëlli invented a paint named for him that had the properties of both watercolors and oils. 

 Marketgate, Crail,  oil on canvas by David B. MacKay, 1853-1904, Scottish.
 MacKay trained in an accountant’s office in Glasgow, Scotland, and later turned to painting in oils and watercolor. He exhibited in Edinburgh and Glasgow and this painting is in the Crail Museum and Heritage Center, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland.

 Marketgate, Crail,  oil on canvas by David B. MacKay, 1853-1904, Scottish.

 MacKay trained in an accountant’s office in Glasgow, Scotland, and later turned to painting in oils and watercolor. He exhibited in Edinburgh and Glasgow and this painting is in the Crail Museum and Heritage Center, East Neuk of Fife, Scotland.

 Cymmer Abbey near Dolgellan by Samuel Henry Baker,  British, 1824-1909. National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales.
 Baker was an English landscape artist who painted in oils and watercolor. He was the father of Oliver Baker, also a noted painter and designer.

 Cymmer Abbey near Dolgellan by Samuel Henry Baker,  British, 1824-1909. National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales.

 Baker was an English landscape artist who painted in oils and watercolor. He was the father of Oliver Baker, also a noted painter and designer.