This page contains links to more information about European Landscape Artists (past and present) and a timeline index of European Landscape Art.  Artists are listed below under the relevant time period / art movement.

This is a work in progress and more information will be added as the project progresses.

A Timeline of European Landscape Art

Landscape Art and Roman Painting - (c510BCE- 478CE)

Landscape Art and Early Italian Art 
(13th & 14th centuries)

Landscape Art and Gothic Art (14th - 15th century) 

Limbourg Brothers and illuminated manuscripts
Landscape Art and the Italian Renaissance (c. 1400-1525)
Piero della Francesco; Massacio, Andrea Mantegna, Leonardo da Vinci and Georgione; the development of perspective; landscape as background

Landscape Art and the Northern Renaissance

  • Flemish Renaissance (c. 1400-c.1540) Pieter Brughal the Elder - The Months, rural life; Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden and the landscape through the window;
  • German Renaissance (c.1440-c.1540) Albrecht Altdorfer - landscapes with no story; Joachim Patinir and the panorama; Albrecht Durer
Landscape Art and Mannerism (c.1520-c.1610)
 El Greco and the dramatic landscape; Claud Lorrain, Nicholas Poussin,

Landscape Art and the Baroque (c.1600 - 1720) 

Claud Lorrain and the ideal landscape, Salvator Rosa, Nicolas Poussin and setting the scene, Peter Paul Rubens and landscapes for pleasure; Jacon van Ruisdel and Dutch landscapes, Aelbbert Cuyp and the luminous landscape, William van der Velde and marine painting
Landscape Art and the Rococo (c1700-1780)
Watteau, Piranesi and the Grand Tour, Canaletto (Giovanni Antonion Canal) and topographical views

Landscape Art and Neoclassicism (1770s-1810s) -

Landscape Art and the German Romantics 
Danube School, Caspar David Friedrich, Albert Bierstadt, Karl Blechen

Landscape Art and Realism 
Barbizon School, Camille Corot, Jean-François Millet, Courbet,
  • Introduction to the Barbizon School - Charles-François Daubigny, Pierre Étienne Théodore Rousseau, Jules Dupré

Landscape Art and French Impressionism 

Claude Monet, Camille Pissaro, Alfred Sisley, Renoir
Landscape Art and Spanish Impressionism - Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida

Landscape Art and Neo Impressionism - Seurat

Landscape Art and Post Impressionism 

Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh

Landscape Art in Scandinavia

Landscape Art in the early 20th century - the abstraction of the landscape: Kandinsky. Mondrian,
  • Landscape Art and Fauvism - Andre Derain, Henri Matisse
  • Landscape Art in Scandinavia - Aksell Gallen-Kallela,
  • Landscape Art in Russia - Valentin Serov, Konstantin Alekseyevich Korovin, Ivan Shishkin, Isaac Levitan
  • Landscape Art in Austria - Gustav Klimt
  • Landscape Art and The School of Paris - Utrillo
  • Landscape Art and Surrealism - Magritte, Dali
Contemporary European Landscape Art


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