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A List of Beautiful Landscape and Seascape Paintings.

Starry Night Over the Rhone, 1888, Vincent van Gogh (1853 - 1890)  Dutch, Post-Impressionist

Niagara Gorg
e 1891 John Henry Twachtman (1853-1902)American, Tonalist

Ancient Italy Ovid Banished From Rome
 c. 1838 Joseph Mallord Turner (1775-1851) English

Wooded Landscape with Water Mill
 c.1662  Meindert Hobbema (1638-1709) Dutch, Baroque

The Ninth Wave  c.1850 Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky(1817-1900) Russian, Academic

Tiger on the Watch
Jean Leon Gerome 1824-1904)  French, Academic


Landscape with the Fall of Icarus c. 1558 Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1525 - 1569) Flemish, Northern Renaissance

Important Words, People, Phrases, Chactoristics related to the  Art History -  allegorical painting,  Humanism, rebirth 1 point perspective, human reasoning,  Hieronymus BoschAlbrecht Dürer, rise of the merchant class, glazing, impasto, scriptorium, illuminator, invention of the printing press, woodcuts, engravings, commerce, Northern Europe, renewed interest in classical learning,  mythological scenes, genre painting, landscapes, portraits, moralizing overtones, human vices, lust,  paradise, spirituality, piousness, living a simple life,  tradesmen at work, idyllic scenes of peasantsplaying games, feasting,  linear perspective, humour, satire,  spiritually significant,  illuminated manuscriptidealized biblical themes, emotion, illuminator,  iconoclastVirgin and Child, axonometric drawing, curiosity about the natural world, Age of Discovery,  realistic use of colours and lightOld Testament stories, Gospel parables, The Blackdeath,  Christian symbolism


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