Belle Grove

Iberville Parish, Louisiana

Henry Howard, circa 1855

Destroyed by fire, 1952


Half-Moon Yosemite, 1871, Thomas Moran

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Charles Cooluris, July 1963

Manuel Orazi (Italian, 1860-1934)

Calendrier Magique, text by Austin de Croze, 1895

September: Abracadabra Incantation, 5-footed Moon

No one knows why this calendar was created for the year 1896, or if the rituals it describes were real or imagined.

The address on the cover is the birthplace of Art Nouveau, Bing’s Paris gallery where artists like Les Nabis would meet.

Concept for Art House for a Friend, Competition Entry, Berlin

Lott, Romesch, and Ingwersen, circa 1903


Felix Vallotton, Verdun 1917


The Spiritual Form of Nelson Guiding Leviathan, 1859

William Blake  (English, 1757-1827)

Two Designs for Spires

Joseph B. Robinson, Architectural Foliage Adapted from Nature, 1868

Joseph Mallord William Turner (British, 1775-1851)

The Church of Notre-Dame and Saint-Laurent, with the Château of Louis-Philippe Beyond, 1845