JMW Turner and John Martin painted apocalyptic visions, but others like JC Dahl and O Achenbach opted for the less spectacular.
Land, sea, air, and the spectacular sight of a volcano erupting. With paintings by Marlow, Joseph Wright of Derby, and Lusieri.
A remarkable cave painting in the Ardèche, France, is likely to be the oldest landscape painting in the world.
This clip from a documentary turns out to be a fake, created by digital compositing, and is physically impossible.
From the early years of landscape painting as a genre in its own right, artists have used it to depict the awe-inspiring but fascinating horrors of the sublime.