landscape - A painting, photograph or other work of art which depicts scenery such as mountains, valleys, trees, rivers and forests. There is invariably some sky in the scene.


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By artists born before 1700

among them are ancients, Leonardo da Vinci, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, El Greco, Kerstiaen de Keuninck, Peter Paul Rubens, Nicolas Poussin, Wang Jian, Claude Lorrain, Salomon and Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael, and Meindert Hobbema.



By artists born between 1701 and 1800

among them are Hubert Robert, Joseph Wright of Derby, John Glover, Caspar David Friedrich, Joseph Mallord Williarn Turner, John Constable, John Linnell, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, and Asher B. Durand.



By artists born between 1801 and 1820

Among them are Thomas Cole, Robert R. Whale, Thomas Creswick, Eugene von Guérard, Louis Buvelot, Jean-François Millet, Cornelius Krieghoff, Cornelius Krieghoff, Currier and Ives, John Kensett, Gustave Courbet, and Roger Fenton.



By artists born between 1821 and 1840

among them are Frederick Goodall, George Inness, Frederic Church, Albert Bierstadt, Camille Pissarro, Benjamin Williams Leader, Thomas Moran, Alfred Sisley, and Claude Monet.



By artists born between 1841 and 1870

among them are William Henry Jackson, Thomas Eakins, William Merritt Chase, Vincent van Gogh, John Henry Twachtman, Frederick McCubbin, Henri-Edmond Cross, Tom Roberts, Childe Hassam, Georges Seurat, Robert Henri, Pierre Bonnard, Arthur Streeton, Émile Bernard, Henri Matisse, and John Marin.



By artists born between 1871 and 1900

among them are Emily Carr, Oscar E. Berninghaus, Marsden Hartley, Tom Thomson, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, George Bellows, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Edward Hopper, Rockwell Kent, Charles Sheeler, Lawren Harris, Grant Wood, Charles Burchfield, and Stuart Davis.



By artists born in the twentieth century

among them are Ansel Adams, John Rogers Cox, Jacob Lawrence, Andrew Wyeth, Wayne Thiebaud, Richard Diebenkorn, Neil Welliver, Dale Hickey, Robert Smithson, John Pfahl, Anselm Kiefer, Eric Fischl, and Lawrence Gipe.


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Also see buckeye, landscape architecture, pastoral, picturesque, rustic, sacral-idyllic scene, and seascape, wide-angle, wide-angle lens, and wide-angle shot.







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