Landscape Art

Landscapes are works of art that feature scenes of nature. This includes mountains, lakes, gardens, rivers, and any sort of scenic view. Landscapes can be oil paintings, watercolors, gauche, pastels, or prints of any kind.

Landscapes: Painting the Scenery

Derived from the Dutch word landschap, landscape paintings capture the natural world around us. We tend to think of this genre as majestic mountain scenes, gently rolling hills, and still water garden ponds.

While there is a traditional viewpoint of landscapes, over the years artists have turned to other settings. Cityscapes, for instance, are views of urban areas, seascapes capture the ocean, and waterscapes feature fresh water such as the work of Monet on the Seine…

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