The term “Landscape” actually derives from the Dutch word “landschap,” which actually means land, scenery, scene, tract of land, etc. The origin of landscape art dates back to Greeks and Romans who paints scenery on their walls. After the fall of the Roman Empire, the tradition of scenic landscapes fell into decline and remained so until the 16th century. The real artistic meaning of the term “Landscape” came about in the early 1500s and is usually illustrated as “the art of depicting scenery.” The Netherlands was among the first places where landscapes art was popularized and come into action. In the west, the concept of landscapes grew very slowly. Nature was conventionally viewed as incorporating of isolated objects long before it was appreciated as scene or environment. In the east, this art reached extraordinary excellence as early as the 18th century.
Presently, landscape artwork is a very popular subject in the field of art. It refers to an artwork whose primary focus is forests, trees, rivers, valley, etc. Most of the art designs are developed with the use of oil paintings, watercolors, pastels etc, which give more attraction and pragmatism to the art. The blooming flowers, the twilight of the horizon and butterflies, the rising sun inclusively make the Landscapes, a beautiful art. According to Friedrich Schiller, a German poet, “Art is the right hand of nature. Thus the landscape being an inseparable aspect of nature is something, which is artistically represented and experienced.” Currently, night landscapes are enjoying wide popularity among the artists and art lovers. Artists in their art follow the best tradition of landscape paintings and combining the charm of the night.
Landscape art gives an opportunity to see and feel the whole world as people of ancient times did and as our contemporaries do. Landscape art is one of the most astounding forms of art that transports art collectors to another world, the world that is the mixture of the skilled artists’ work and the art lover’s imagination. There are thousands of online art galleries, which carry an array of beautiful art and paintings. You’ll find beautiful images which depict the basic instinct of mountains, valley, rivers and more. Throughout the history of art, hundreds of thousands of landscape paintings has appeared in art galleries worldwide, bringing fame to the artists. If you are looking for a beautiful landscape art, the first and the foremost step is to choose 100% hand-painted art by professional artists.