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List of Famous Landscape Art Paintings

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List of the most famous landscape art paintings in the world, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The popular landscape art paintings on this list are considered to be some of the most recognizable works of art on the planet, so save yourself a trip to the museum and check out this artwork from the comfort of your own home. landscape art is an extremely important genre in the art world, so it's no surprise that some of the most recognizable fall under the landscape art genre. You can find additional information about these well-known paintings by clicking on the names of the pieces.

This list is made up of different items, including The Starry Night and Water Lilies

This list answers the questions, "What are examples of landscape art paintings?" and "What are the most famous landscape art paintings?"
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  • Daubigny's Garden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Landscape Art Paintings
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    Daubigny's Garden, painted three times by Vincent van Gogh, depicts the enclosed garden of Charles-François Daubigny, a painter whom Van Gogh admired throughout his life. Van Gogh started with a small study of a section of the garden. Then he worked on two double-square paintings of the full walled garden. The paintings were made in Auvers between May and July 1890, during the last few months of his life. All three paintings are titled Daubigny's Garden and are distinguished by the museums they reside in: Kunstmuseum Basel, Hiroshima Museum of Art and Van Gogh Museum.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Vincent van Gogh
    • Genres (Art): Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Impressionism
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    Figure in a landscape

    Figure in a landscape is a 1945 painting by the Irish born artist Francis Bacon. Based on a photograph of Eric Hall dozing on a seat in Hyde Park, also the basis of another painting held in the Lefevre Figure in a landscape which was bought by Diana Watson and later in 1950 by the Tate gallery... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Francis Bacon
    • Subject: Hyde Park
    • Genres (Art): Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
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  • Impression, Sunrise is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Landscape Art Paintings
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    Impression, Sunrise is a painting by Claude Monet. Shown at what would later be known as the "Exhibition of the Impressionists" in April 1874, the painting is attributed to giving rise to the name of the Impressionist movement. Impression, Sunrise depicts the port of Le Havre, Monet’s hometown, and is his most famous painting of the harbor.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Claude Monet
    • Subject: Le Havre
    • Genres (Art): Marine art, Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Impressionism
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  • Kindred Spirits is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Landscape Art Paintings
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    The Kindred Spirits is a painting by Asher Brown Durand, a member of the Hudson River School of painters. It depicts the painter Thomas Cole, who had died in 1848, and his friend, the poet William Cullen Bryant, in the Catskill Mountains. The landscape painting, which combines geographical features in Kaaterskill Clove and a minuscule depiction of Kaaterskill Falls, is not a literal depiction of American geography. Rather, it is an idealized memory of Cole's discovery of the region more than twenty years prior, his friendship with Bryant, and his ideas about American nature.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Asher Brown Durand
    • Subject: Thomas Cole, William Cullen Bryant, Almost the highest bliss of human-kind, When to thy haunts two kindred spirits flee., Catskill Mountains
    • Genres (Art): Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Hudson River School
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