Modern Landscapes

Views of cities, the countryside, and nature, both familiar and faraway, became increasingly important in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European and American painting.  Such paintings, widely represented in the collection of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, depict a broad range of subject matter, from seemingly objective views to intense investigations of subjective perception.

Joseph Wright of Derby (English Derby 1734 - 1797)
Dovedale by Moonlight, ca. 1784-85
AMAM 51.30

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Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, London 1775 - 1851 Chelsea)
View of Venice: The Ducal Palace, Dogana, and Part of San Giorgio, 1841
AMAM 1944.54

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Thomas Cole (American, Bolton-le-Moors,
Lancashire, England 1801 - 1848 Catskill, New York)
Lake with Dead Trees (Catskill), 1825
AMAM 1904.1183

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Claude Monet (French, Paris 1840 - 1926 Giverny)
Garden of the Princess, Louvre (Le Jardin
de l'Infante
), 1867

AMAM 1948.296

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Paul Cézanne (French,
Aix-en-Provence 1839 - 1906)
Viaduct at l'Estaque
(Le Viaduct à l'Estaque),
1882
AMAM 1950.3

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Piet Mondrian (Dutch, Amersfoort 1872 - 1944 New York)
Brabant Farmyard, 1904
AMAM 1967.47

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Claude Monet (French, Paris 1840 - 1926 Giverny)
Wisteria (Glycines),
ca. 1919-20
AMAM 1960.5

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