OIL PAINTINGS BY GENRE - City Landscapes
Landscape painting encompasses a wide spectrum of visions and styles. A diverse visual language is used to describe a landscape, ranging from realism to surrealism to abstraction. Urban Landscapes paintings provide a sense of place, be it rural,city, or purely psychological, identifiable or not. Sometimes landscapes are represented in satirical and cynical ways(Pieter the Elder Bruegel- Flemish Northern Renaissance Painter ) and sometimes in a manner close to beeing topographical (Canaletto- Italian Baroque Painter, Vermeer van Delft ). The Urban Landscapes make us witnesses of the Artists' time of living and places and thus bring us even more closely to their inner world, which is one of the Arts' most important missions.
Return of the Bucentoro to the Molo on Ascension Day, 1732
Entrance to the Grand Canal: from the West End of the Molo, 1735-40
The Grand Canal, Venice, with Palazzo Foscari and Palazzo Balbi, 1737
Grand Canal: Looking South-West from the Chiesa degli Scalzi, 1738
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