Landscape Prints are very popular with today's art buyers who love to add them to their homes as giclee art prints, framed or unframed reproductions, posters and stretched canvases. Landscapeprints.org covers the best landscape artists around from North America, France, Netherlands, Britain and more. This homepage covers around 15 of the best landscape painters from America and Europe, with a selection of their best works available to buy from accompanying links alongside the painting or photograph's picture.
Landscape art is something which has developed after taking many years to be seen as comparable to portrait painting which had always been academically more accepted in art movements such as the High Renaissance and Baroque periods, for example. Some of the artists included in this page were heavily influential in establishing landscape painting as something in the mainstream. The likes of William Turner and John Constable worked hard to get their paintings accepted and the romanticist art movement of which they were a part was essential to paying the way for all the landscape art that we can now enjoy.
Landscapeprints.org will in time cover all the most famous British, American, French, Italian and Spanish landscape artists along with their best paintings in full, but for now just the offers the best available for below, with links to where you can buy famous landscape art prints online from a recommended art retailer whom we regularly use ourselves.
Claude Monet is a famous French impressionist artist who helped develop the movement with his unique ideas on landscape painting which included light and colour such as with his series of paintings on Haystacks and also based in London.
Claude Monet's paintings are classified into certain locations from where he produced many of his best works. Giverny and Argenteuil are two such places, with several works coming from both of these picturesque French locations, as Claude Monet took advantage of their natural beauty.
Famous Claude Monet prints included Poppies Blooming, Water-Lilies, Venice Twilight, Bouquet Of Sunflowers, The Japanese Bridge, Impression Sunrise, Monet's Garden at Argentueil, The Water Lily Pond, Poplars On The Epte, La Japonaise, La Promenade, The Boat Studio, Beach At Trouville, The Houses Of Parliament, Sunset, The Regatta At Argenteuil, The Saint-Lazare Station, Argentueil, Chrysanthemums, Hunting Trophy, Wheatstacks, Field Of Poppies, The Highway Bridge At Argenteuil, The Floating Ice, Meadows At Giverny and Vetheuil.
Poppies Blooming Art Print by Claude Monet
Vincent Van Gogh was a famous post-impressionist artist who became inspired by the landscapes which he painted over a productive ten year period before his sad demise. The colours of Van Gogh landscape prints make them extremely popular choices with art buyers in the modern era.
The career of Vincent Van Gogh offers true variety with different periods in his career which included Japanese art prints, self-portraits and brightly coloured French landscapes. There were also series of works of bar interiors, Vincent's bedroom and also important buildings in his life such as the mental hospital where he was a patient.
Famous Vincent Van Gogh prints included The Night Cafe, The Yellow House, Falling Autumn Leaves, Still Life: Vase with Twelve Sunflowers, Starry Night Over the Rhone, The Starry Night, Irises, Self-portrait, Potato Eaters, A Wheatfield with Cypresses, The Old Mill, Sower with Setting Sun, Mulberry Tree, Vincents Chair with Pipe, Moulin de la Galetter, Open Bible, Postman Joseph Roulin, Four Cut Sunflowers.
Wheatfield with Crows Art Print by Vincent Van Gogh
Ansel Adams is a famous Black and White Photographer from the United States whose original photographic pictures are regularly reproduced as framed art prints for buyers looking to enjoy the American landscape from their own homes.
Many who choose to buy art prints find that black and white photographs offer the best atmostphere for an landscape print and go for those for that reason. Ansel Adams is himself the most famous black and white photographer of all time, and all the major works from his portfolio are indeed in black and white, be it his typical landscapes or the occasional portrait that became more common as he mixed with other artistic celebrities who he liked to capture for his own works, such as Georgia O'Keeffe.
Famous Ansel Adams prints included Oak Tree, Sunset City, California, Half Dome, Merced River, Winter, Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, Mt. McKinley Range, Clouds, Denali National Park, Alaska, Pine Forest in Snow, Yosemite National Park, Oak Tree, Snowstorm, Yosemite National Park, Aspens, Northern New Mexico, Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, Birds on a Beach, Canyon de Chelly, Monolith, The Face of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park and Oak Tree Sunrise.
Oak Tree Art Print by Ansel Adams
Albert Bierstadt is an American landscape artist who was part of the Hudson River School and painted many exceptional reproductions of the North American countryside.
The qualities of the countryside used in each Bierstadt oil painting have an almost timeless charm that shows little chance of dropping in popularity. Bierstadt also had built a reputation for himself as the number one place to start for those interested in the landscapes of this region and looking to add paintings of it to their homes.
Famous Albert Bierstadt prints included The Rocky Mountains, Lander's Peak, Looking Up the Yosemite Valley, A Storm in the Rocky Mountains - Mount Rosalie, Emigrants Crossing the Plains, Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast, The Wolf River, Alaskan Coast Range, Among the Sierra Nevada, California, Domes of Yosemite, Sunrise, Yosemite Valley, Sunset in the Yosemite Valley, Among the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, Seal Rock and The Great Trees, Mariposa Grove, California.
Sierra Nevada in California Art Print by Albert Bierstadt
William JMW Turner was a talented British painter from the Romanticist period of art where landscape and seascape art was becoming more accepted in the art academic world.
JMW Turner made a truly important contribution to art through his development of Romanticist art from an early stage onto an art movement which led to the impressionists from France who pushed art onto the contemporary styles that we have today. Turner's landscape paintings, alongside fellow artist John Constable, also helped to bring about the rise of this type of painting into the mainstream, where previously religious and personal portraits had held a strong hold in all genres.
Famous JMW Turner prints included Warkworth Castle, Northumberland - Thunder Storm Approaching at Sun-Set, The Battle of Trafalgar, as Seen from the Mizen Starboard Shrouds of the Victory, Snow Storm: Hannibal and His Army Crossing the Alps, Eruption of Vesuvius, The Battle of Trafalgar, Ulysses Deriding Polyphemus, The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, The Grand Canal, Venice and The Fighting Temeraire Tugged to Her Last Berth to Be Broken up.
Fighting Temeraire Art Print by JMW Turner
Bruegel the Elder and Younger were part of the family painting dynasty which was a major North European influence on landscape painting as it developed over centuries of the past.
Both Bruegel the Elder and Younger follow a similar style of landscapes with great detail and an assortment of characters going about their lives which makes the prints interesting and worth studying several times over. They make great additions to your home because they constantly show new detail and interest to your eye as you look around the various Bruegel landscapes.
Famous Pieter Bruegel the Elder & Younger prints included Landscape with the Fall of Icarus, The Fight Between Carnival and Lent, Netherlandish Proverbs, Children's Games, Dulle Griet (Mad Meg), The Triumph of Death, The "Little" Tower of Babel, The Adoration of the Kings, The Procession to Calvary, The Harvesters, The Kermesse Of St George, The Massacre of the Innocents, The Triumph of the Death, Winter Landscape with a Bird-trap, Adoration of the Magi, Crucifixion, Batle Of Carnival And Lent, Preparation Of The Flower Beds, A Village Landscape With Farmers, Proverbs and Village Lawyer.
Hunters in the Snow Art Print by Bruegel
John Constable was one of the most important landscape artists ever, and stuck to this art subject for the whole of his career, reflecting the passion that he felt for it.
John Constable was a truly passionate artist who stuck rigidly to his belief that landscape painting was what art was all about, even at a time when others looked snobbishly towards it as not as impressive as portraits and religious depictions. His achievements helped change tradition and it was his English based works from the Southern counties that helped bring about this development which later inspired the rise of the French impressionists.
Famous John Constable prints included The Hay Wain, Dedham Vale, Landscape: Ploughing Scene in Suffolk, Boat-building near Flatford Mill, Golding Constable's Flower Garden, Golding Constable's Kitchen Garden, Portrait of Maria Bicknell, Mrs. John Constable, Wivenhoe Park, Essex, Flatford Mill (original title Scene on a Navigable River, Weymouth Bay, The White Horse, Hampstead Heath and Stratford Mill.
Haywain Art Print by Constable
Caspar David Friedrich is the best known German member of the Romanticist movement and his style was similar to that of JMW Turner but combined with his own innovation and ideas. Friedrich often placed individuals in front of his beautiful landscapes in order to get across the scale of the natural scenery.
Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog is the best example of Friedrich's typical style, offering a mystical array of clouds and mist that capture a scene of great emotion and accuracy together.
Famous Caspar David Friedrich prints included Wanderer above the Mists, Man and Woman Contemplating the Moon, Monastery Graveyard, The Cross in the Mountains, View Of The Baltic, Rocky Ravine, Landscape in the Riesengebirge, View Of A Harbour, Winter Landscape With Church, The Watzmann, Oak In The Snow and Woman At A Window.
Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog Art Print by Friedrich
Pablo Picasso is a famous Cubist artist who also entered many other art movements successfully in an exceptional career which left him as one of the best known artists from the whole 20th century. Picasso was respected by art buyers and academics alike and his use of colour and imaginative style set him apart from most other painters of that period.
Despite his truly contemporary style, Picasso did complete some excellent landscape paintings within his extensive portfolio of work. His best known subjects were Cubist portraits although his skills were truly varied.
Famous Pablo Picasso prints included Dog, Mediterranean Landscape, Owl, Blue Nude, Guernica, Three Musicians, Penguin, Camel, Evening Flowers, Lesson, Rooster and Femme.
Mediterranean Landscape Art Print by Picasso
David Hockney is a famous British painter who ws a major part of the Pop Art movement and is also well known for his landscape paintings of British and American scenes, which represent the two locations with which he now splits his time.
Garrowby Hill represents Hockney's colourful style and attraction to his native Yorkshire. Despite working all over the world it is still his favourite place and also his preferred location for producing his paintings which commonly take advantage of natural landscapes whilst other times were of friendly, flattering portraits.
Famous David Hockney prints included A Bigger Splash, Garrowby Hill, Man Taking Shower in Beverly Hills, A Bigger Grand Canyon and Malibu.
Mulholland Drive Art Print by David Hockney
Wassily Kandinsky is a famous Russian painter who initially produced abstract landscape paintings in exciting colours. It was later that Kandinsky went into a more abstract expressionist style that went away from his earlier landscape paintings.
Kandinsky is seen by many as not only an integral member of the Russian art scene which has contributed some fascinating and innovative artists over the centuries, but also as perhaps the first abstract artist to have existed in the mainstream art world, as his style developed on from his early days.
Famous Wassily Kandinsky prints included mprovisation No 31, Mit und Gegen, Farbstudie Quadrate, Color Studies, Blue, Composizione VIII, Heavy Red, Yellow Red and Blue, Murnau, Merry Structure, Bustling Aquarelle, Gravitation, Two Green Points, Weiches Hart, Black Lines, Helles Bild, Circles in Circle, Komposition VII, Dominant Curve, Hommage to Grohmann, Man on a Horse, Heavy Red, Dame in Krinolinen, Composition Storm, Quiet Harmony and Grand Torre Kiev.
Murnau Art Print by Wassily Kandinsky
Gustav Klimt produced some classic oil paintings from his life in Austria which have become amongst the most popular in the world. Many of these were elaborate portraits but there were also some approximate landscapes which Klimt also produced.
Klimt's main strength was his great use of colour and attention to mystical scenes which was relatively unusual at the time and have proved very popular ever since, with huge numbers of reproductions made across the world with prints of The Kiss, Tree of Life, Beethoven Frieze and many more.
Famous Gustav Klimt prints included The Kiss, The Tree of Life, Stoclet Frieze, Water Serpents II, Portrait of Maeda Primavesi, Allee Im Park Von Schloss Kammer, Beethoven Frieze, Houses at Unterach, Field of Poppies, Schloss Kammer at Attersee, Judith, Bauerngarten, Field of Poppies, The Virgin, Death and Life, The Three Ages of Women and the Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer.
Forest of Beech Trees Art Print by Gustav Klimt
Claude Lorrain was a famous French painter renowned for his concentration on landscape painting, with many works produced in Italy where he spent a large period of his life. Lorrain was involved in the Baroque period of art and helped to promote the importance of landscape oil painting within it.
At a time when art was still centered on portrait work and religious depictions, Lorrain had a career devoted to his passion for landscape works with many harbours and countryside locations placed into his work.
Famous Claude Lorrain prints included Landscape with Merchants (The Shipwreck), Landscape with Goatherd, The Ford, Port with Villa Medici, Finding of Moses, Pastoral Landscape, Seaport at Sunset (Odysseus), Embarkation of Saint Paula Romana at Ostia and View of Campagna.
Enchanted Castle Art Print by Claude Lorrain
Aelbert Cuyp was a Dutch landscape artist and an integral part of the world renowned Dutch Golden Age whose reputation remains strong even today. Cuyp is another artist who rarely went away from his landscape painting passion and this left his career with a considerable and consistent output of paintings. The Aelbert Cuyp market in Amsterdam was named after this much loved painter.
For those who want to study landscape art and how it developed over previous centuries the Dutch Golden Age is an important part of this story with many skilled artists contributing in a similar way to the British romanticists.
Famous Aelbert Cuyp prints included The Maas at Dordrecht, The Negro Page and River Landscape.
View of Dordrecht Art Print by Aelbert Cuyp
Alfred Sisley was a famous impressionist painter who was British but spent most of his time in France, helping to add further momentum to the impressionist art movement which was just developing at the time. Sisley spent most of his life in France, inspired by it's attractive countryside to produce such impressive oil paintings.
Sisley was an unusual British presence in the French arts scene but fitted in well thanks to his passion for the country and also the quality of work that he produced.
Famous Alfred Sisley prints included Lane near a Small Town, Avenue of Chestnut Trees near La Celle-Saint-Cloud, Village Street in Marlotte, Avenue of Chestnut Trees near La Celle-Saint-Clou, Still Life with Heron, The Seine at St. Mammes, View of Montmartre from the cite des Fleurs, Early Snow at Louveciennes, Boulevard Heloise, Argenteuil, Bridge at Villeneuve-la-Garenne, Ferry to the Ile-de-la-Loge - Flood, Footbridge at Argenteuil, La Grande-Rue, Argenteuil, Square in Argenteuil (Rue de la Chaussee), Chemin de la Machine Louveciennes and Factory in the Flood, Bougival.
Bridge at Moret Art Print by Sisley
Thomas Cole was a fundamental influence on the development of the Hudson River School which produced great artist's that between them are respected for their landscape paintings of the North American countryside. Thomas Cole helped to set the movement up so his career was essential to the success of this form of American landscape painting.
The Hudson River School produced artist's with a easily recognisable style and subject making the paintings of Thomas Cole similar to Albert Bierstadt, Frederic Edwin Church and many others famous members of this group of artists.
Famous Thomas Cole prints included The Garden of Eden, Mount Etna, River in the Catskills, Prometheus Bound, Morning Mist Rising Plymouth New Hampshire, The Return, The Savage State, The Departure, Genesee Scenery, Landscape Composition Saint John, Falls of Kaaterskill and Valley of the Vaucluse.
River in the Catskills Art Print by Thomas Cole
As with Thomas Cole and Albert Bierstadt, Frederic Edwin Church was another spearhead of the Hudson River School and helped to shape it into the world respected art movement that is was finally to become, with many of the painters being seen as protectors of the landscapes as well as just painters.
The locations that artists like Frederic Edwin Church produced these works will be remembered and protected for years to come thanks to the large amounts of print reproductions which are made from their original paintings and also the regular exhibitions that are held around the United States on an annual basis.
Famous Frederic Edwin Church prints included Landscape In Greece, Niagara, Sunset, The River of Light, The Andes of Ecuador, Twilight in the Wilderness, Autumn and Rainy Season in the Tropics.
Cayambe Art Print by Frederic Edwin Church
Thomas Gainsborough is one of the most famous portrait painters in history and he was an artist who regularly added landscapes to his works in the backdrop behind the main focus of the painting. It was unusual at the time to combine portrait and landscape works in this way but the effect was inspired and he continued with it for many of his paintings.
Gainsborough played a similar role to Turner and Constable in progressing British landscape painting, but his style and choice of subject was slightly different to both of those.
Famous Thomas Gainsborough prints included The Blue Boy, The Harvest Wagon, Landscape in Suffolk, River Landscape, Mrs. Richard B. Sheridan, Cottage Girl with Dog and pitcher, Lady in Blue, Johann Christian Bach, Two Daughters with a Cat and Self-Portrait.
The Blue Boy Art Print by Thomas Gainsborough
Paul Cezanne was an innovative French artist who produced some exceptional paintings of the countryside in the south of France amongst his long career of high achievement. Many famous 20th century artists were inspired by the style and imagination of Cezanne and his landscape prints are popular choices with American and Europeans wishing to add art to their homes and offices.
Mont Sainte-Victoire is the area best remembered for landscape paintings by Paul Cezanne and he also is respected for various still life works which continue to attract it's own crowd of followers. Various layouts of fruit were common in his still life set ups.
Famous Paul Cezanne prints included L'Estaque, Mont Sainte-Victoire, Jas de Bouffan, Fastnacht (Mardi Gras), The House with Burst Walls, Road Before the Mountains, Sainte-Victoire, Chateau Noir, Bathers and many still life works.
Dejeuner sur l'herbe Art Print by Paul Cezanne
Annibale Carracci is an Italian Baroque painter who himself helped the spread for interest in landscape painting in his native Italy where portraits of the High Renaissance had held sway for many centuries.
The Flight into Egypt is perhaps the best example of Carracci's landscape paintings, and it was helped by the religious scene involved. Other paintings continued in the normal route of baroque art with religious depictions in closeup detail with hosts of figures clammering to the subject of each.
Famous Annibale Carracci prints included Assumption of the Virgin, The Baptism of Christ, The Beaneater, Butcher's Shop, Crucifixion, Descent From the Cross, Fishing, Hunting, The Laughing Youth, Madonna Enthroned with St Matthew, The Mystic Marriage of St Catherine, Venus, Adonis and Cupid, River Landscape, Venus and Adonis and Venus with a Satyr and Cupids.
Fishing Art Print by Annibale Carracci
Rubens was a seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque painter whose oil paintings and prints are regularly displayed all over the world in the modern day. Rubens employed a bold style of painting that concentrated on movement and colour in a similar approach to the Baroque group of artists.
Traditional landscape paintings included The Chateau de Steen with Hunter whilst his other paintings continued on the fashion at the time for complex religious depictions and flattering portraits of high ranking individuals. Ruben's own techniques and style was inspired by masters such as Michelangelo, Titian, Caravaggio and Pieter Bruegel the Elder whom he had carefully studied each in great detail.
Famous Peter Paul Rubens prints included The issue of souls in purgatory, Venus at the Mirror, The Massacre of the Innocents, The Chateau de Steen with Hunter, Hippopotamus Hunt and The Fall of Man.
Diana and Nymphs with Fauns Art Print by Peter Paul Rubens
If you have not found a preferred landscape art print from this page, please refer back when each artist is tackled in greater detail, with many of their works included, as well as further painters being included. The ambition is to make landscapeprints.org a great resource for the many thousands out there who love this subject of painting and photography.
The artists included in this page are just an introduction to the different painters who have achieved notable success in landscape painting as an art form. A fuller list of landscape artists is included below, including those who have produced oil paintings, art prints, photographic prints and other art media.
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Many art movements have tackled landscape painting in different ways, and the list below includes different oil painting art movements who have produced work related to landscapes and countryside art.
Exhibitions in the world's best galleries and museums always include a selection of landscape paintings in order to make each collection comprehensive and cover the visitors that particularly enjoy this style of painting. See below for a list of famous exhibitions with landscape paintings:
Following on from the exhibitions above, there are also exceptional art galleries across the world which host permanent collections of the best landscape oil paintings.
The full list of famous landscape paintings could be almost endless, but see below for a summarised list of the most popular landscape oil paintings which are reproduced as prints for everyday art consumers.
Over the centuries many different artists have covered landscape painting in many different ways, with all sorts of different art materials used to create the artist's chosen work. See below for a list of the different materials used for landscape paintings from many different art movements:
Landscape art is reproduced and sold in many different formats to suit the tastes of the buyer and the artist's original ideas. Below is a quick list of the most suitable art formats for landscape paintings, prints and photographs:
Landscape painting has now grown in popularity all across the world from it's original inception in parts of European and foreign art and is now represented in the works of famous artists from countries including the following:
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