Friedrich, Turner, Palmer and Bonnard are among the artists shown, with surprises by courtesy of Cézanne.
Compositional techniques usually involving foreground trees which increase the depth of a picture. Explained and illustrated.
Framing a landscape with a window forms a picture within a picture, and can reverse the traditional device of repoussoir.
Few landscape painters since have not been deeply influenced by his pioneering paintings. He also anticipated photographic effects on focus.