Piet Mondriaan (1872 - 1944),
known for his abstract grids
also loved painting flowers.
by Vladimir Lebedey
These pre Great Depression posters are a great source
of artwork and graphic design.
The advice seems quite timeless and can often been applied today.
Carl Larsson (1853-1919)
is famous for his watercolor paintings,
especially in his "Ett be", Ät Home"
all of them illustrating his family's idyllic countryside life.
John Bauer (1882 - 1918)
was a Swedish painter and illustrator.
He is best known for his illustrations of
Bland tomtar och troll (Among Gnomes and Trolls).
Eugene Grasset (1845-1917)
for "La Belle Jardinière", in Paris
A beautiful woman gardener with dresses
and gardens changing according to the seasons.
Vintage advertising posters selling the
delicious delights of delectable chocolate
Odilon Redon (1840 - 1916)
was a French symbolist
painter & printmaker.
Here are some fine early 20th century
European examples of woodcut prints
Alice in Wonderland
Vintage Dutch Botanical Prints, 1907
by Luite Klaver
Music in Art
Black cats are considered a good luck symbol.
So may these delightful creatures from vintage postcards
bring you good luck through the year.
Chinese Folk Art
Paintings and illustrations
all celebrating the art of tea
Illustrations of Chickens
Vintage Travel Posters of Switzerland
Venice is a magical city.
For centuries it has enchanted visitors
and inspired painters with its magnificent
architecture and romantic canals.
Hiroshige's Fish Prints
Silhouette artists have made
small scenes and profiles cut from card
and mounted on a contrasting background.
These pictures were known as "paper cuts".
Elephants, from around the World and thru the ages.
Beautiful Renaissance paintings of the Holy Mother & Child
These vintage images show
the sheer joy of reading
The art work from these Ex Libris labels are a joy to behold.