Two Romantic series from the founder of the Hudson River School, showing the rise and loss of civilisation, and the stages of life.
An innovator and major influence in the Impressionist movement, he seems to have been judged on his poorer works, not these, his best paintings.
Two justifiably popular Impressionist painters who are now largely forgotten, and a third who has simply vanished from the records.
A remarkable cave painting in the Ardèche, France, is likely to be the oldest landscape painting in the world.
Trees in snowy landscapes, as painted by Bruegel, van Ruisdael, Courbet, and a multitude of Impressionists. A Wintry feast.
Few landscape painters since have not been deeply influenced by his pioneering paintings. He also anticipated photographic effects on focus.
His old oaks were saplings during the Middle Ages, and he was a great influence on Gainsborough, Constable, and others.
He intended to be a landscape painter, and was co-founder of the British school of landscape painting. A major influence of Constable and others.
In addition to painting one of the major Neo-Impressionist masterpieces showing poplar trees, he built a series of Post-Impressionist pines-beach-bathers of distinction.
His paintings of trees reached a peak in 1887-92, with his series of poplars. Among these are some of the finest Impressionist paintings.