Landscape art Essays

  • John Constable The Haywain

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    boarding school at Lavenham before enrolling in a school in Dedham. When Constable was young, he met with George Beaumont, which led to his career as an artist. Constable was inspired by Claude Lorrain’s landscape painting and later became known as the most accomplished landscape painter. Constable married Maria Bicknell in 1816. He did not sell his first painting until he was 39 years old. In 1821 he showed “The

  • The Roman Ruins: Painting Analysis

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    Upon visiting the Huntsville Museum of Art, I was very surprised to find all of the tremendous galleries that were currently up at the museum. In addition, after exploring the entire museum there was one gallery that really intrigued me, and this was the gallery of Antoine Ponchin and his son Jos. Henri Ponchin. What made the Ponchin gallery so interesting to me was both the father and the son were landscape artist. Moreover, both Ponchins travelled to many locations to paint magnificent pictures

  • Visual Analysis Of Thomas Cole's The Oxbow

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    an American painter born in England during the 19th century. Cole became famous for his paintings of landscapes, including The Oxbow. The 130.8 by 193 centimeter painting was done in 1836 using oil paints on canvas. Painted originally in the United States, the symbolic piece now resides in the Metropolitan Museum of Art located in New York City. The painting by Cole obviously depicts a landscape, especially one of the iconic bend in the Hudson river, but in fact there is much more to the piece. It

  • Peter Bruegel The Harvester Analysis

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    Peter Bruegel the Elder: The Harvesters The Baroque period of art was praised for its introduction to beautifully rendered details, emotion seeking subjects, and its drama specific compositions. One of the most prominent art figures during this era was Peter Bruegel the Elder who captured the significance of everyday peasantry life between the 16th and 17th century. Peter Bruegel was apart of a Netherlandish family who were also active artists for generations. During the later 1520’s into the 1530’s

  • The Quarry Analysis

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    When I visited the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts for this paper I wandered the majority of the museum looking for a piece and “The Quarry” called out to me right as I passed through the Gallery of American Art, but not wanting to miss out on a chance at another painting I toured the rest of the museum. However, in the end I came back two “The Quarry” drawn by its quiet, yet striking appearance with the light striking the cliff face. “The Quarry” painted by Romantic painter Robert S. Duncanson finished

  • Compare And Contrast Hudson River School And Walden

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    aspects of the American landscape and also shared a specific genre of painting. Their focus shifted across the continent and many tried to capture the beauty of the uncultivated west. Thomas Cole and Asher B. Durand were two very significant Hudson River School artists whose almost invisible brushstrokes and muted palette defined the art of the American landscape for society in the mid-nineteenth century. Previously, Europe had been the center for art and controlled what art was accepted, but the United

  • Thomas Cole

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    The Life of Landscape Painter Thomas Cole Thomas Cole was in influential painter during the Romantic art period and who, with his love of nature, established the Hudson River School. His landscape works encompass a theme of the beauty and wildness of nature. Cole created several paintings and also some series of paintings. His work focused on the Catskill mountains and surrounding areas, where he lived. Many allegorical and symbolic references are found in his paintings because his art tells stories

  • J. M. W. Turner Analysis

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    was an English painter in the 18th and 19th century. J.M.W. Turner is more commonly known for his interpretation of natural settings in Western history and for the quality of light in his paintings. He is also highly regarded for his “elevated landscape paintings” and for laying a “foundation for Impressionism.” For most of his later work he attempted to capture the spirit of expression

  • David Mollett's Tanana River

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    Title: Tanana River Artist: David Mollett Medium: Fast Dry Alkyd Oil on Canvas Dimensions: n/a Date: Description David Mollett creates a work of art directly influenced by nature in his painting the Tanana River. The Alaska Range can be seen in the background, jagged, majestic and aged, covered with termination dust. The warmer ground below the range shows the result of cooler air flowing off the mountains, forming ground fog at the base of the mountains. The painting continues to draw you away

  • Mt. Rosalie: A Storm In The Rocky Mountain

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    A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie is an oil on canvas painting currently located at the Brooklyn Museum in New York City as part of the museum’s collection of American paintings. Albert Bierstadt created this panoramic painting in 1866 in New York and its accession number at the museum is 76.79. Just as the title indicates, the painting’s subject is a storm in the Rocky Mountains, specifically at lake valley by Mt. Rosalie. Additionally, there are Native Americans riding horses by and a

  • Characteristics Of Romanticism In Literature

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    “Romanticism” is a term used to describe the artistic and intellectual movement which was produced in Europe during the late 18th and early19th centuries. This movement was characterized by its individualist postulates and its independence in front of the classic rules. In literature, Romanticism appeared at the end of 18th century in The most important Romantic English poets are Lord Byron, Shelley, Keats, William Blake and William Wordsworth, about whom we are going to talk in this essay. In their

  • Scene On The Catskill Creek Analysis

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    York with his family, which is what inspired him to paint many of the landscape paintings. Church took wilderness itself as his subject. The painting is quite fascinating because it pulls the viewer into the painting from my perspective. When I walked around in the museum, I almost gave up looking at all the paintings, sculptures and found Church’s painting at the last minute. Church dramatizes the beauty of the American landscape. Aesthetically looking at the painting, I can almost feel like

  • Rembrandt Van Rijn's Landscape With A Stone Bridge

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    forms of art in the human civilization; from the primitive cave paintings to those detailed and refined works of the Renaissance. Paintings are typically divided into categories by their genre, for instance, history, portrait, and landscape. Landscape paintings are those, which either only show or place greater emphasis on the natural surroundings such as rivers, mountains, and trees. This genre was popular among the ancient Greeks and Romans but later faded in and out of favor. Landscape paintings

  • Nostalgia In Midnight In Paris

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    Most of us sometimes evoke nostalgic feelings from our past. When people are exhausted to their present, they often imagine going back to not only the distant past but also the recent time. For instance, college seniors who have about one year for graduating would miss the time when they just entered a university. Also, some office workers would look back on the past longing for their old school days. Likewise, many people often pine for the past, the time they think that they would feel happier

  • Descriptive Essay On Chattswood Park

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    Chatswood Park is located at 35 Orchard Road, Chatswood in the greater New South Wales Region. It covers an area of approximately 2.6 hectares. The open space consists of public toilets, a fenced playground with many shaded park trees, equipment for exercise, a skate park, picnic sites and is topped off with mosaic murals which were designed by Sally Portnoy. The park was named after the Chatswood estate of the late Richard Hayes. The vast land that it is now was acquired in 1898 and further acquisition

  • Charles Ethan Porter: Museum Analysis

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    Museum assignment For our museum paper assignment, I chose to do my writing on a piece of American art. It’s a painting by Charles Ethan Porter called Still Life, this painting is up for display at the San Antonio Museum of Art. The painting is oil on canvas with the dimensions of h. 13 in. (33.0 cm); w. 20 in. (50.8 cm) “Charles Ethan Porter was an American still life painter and among relatively few African Americans of the nineteenth and early 20th century to work as a professional artist. A

  • Hills Like White Elephants Rhetorical Analysis

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    In the short story “Hills Like White Elephants,” by Ernest Hemingway, there is a relationship unfolding, a complex relationship difficult to understand. The relationship is revealed by a conversation between a man and a woman, a topic of conversation that people rarely discussed in the period that the story was set. After researching interpretations, it is consistently said “She is pregnant, and he wants her to have an abortion” (Weeks 76), to which I agree that this conversation is about abortion

  • Narrative Techniques In The Lovely Bones

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    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to look down from heaven after you were murdered, and see the people who loved you try and figure out your murder? The Lovely Bones, written by Alice Sebold, pulls readers in with its vivacious storyline to find out who killed the main character. The story takes place in Norristown, Pennsylvania, and it follows a teenage girl, named Susie Salmon, who watches from her heaven, as her family struggles to find out her killer. In conclusion, Alice Sebold uses many

  • Loneliness In Samurai's Garden

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    them have different gardens one is beautiful and full of flowers but the other is dry with no flowers. Here's what Sachi's garden is described as . "There were no trees, flowers, or water, only landscape made of sand, stones, rocks, and some pale green moss which covered the shaded areas... A dry landscape." (Gail Tsukiyama page 40). Sachi tells us even though her life was "dry" because of her leprosy she still shows her way of beauty through stones in her garden. When

  • Analysis Of Short Story 'Boys And Girls' By Alice Munro

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    Phrabakar and K. Venkat Satish (2011) said that, “Alice Munro is a forthright feminist fiction writer who uses the short story form as a medium to portray the sad conditions of women living in the landscape of small town, Ontario, Canada where she has been brought up and her stories voice woman’s feeling towards society from feminist perspective”. So, ‘Boys and Girls’ short story highlighted the issue of feminism the most in which at that time, society