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Landscape Paintings were first seen as a wonderful genre for artists in the 15th century and it gained a huge following in the coming centuries, more specifically, in the 18th and 19th centuries. This rise in the popularity of paintings that belong to this genre can be attributed to the fact that owners of huge country estates wanted “portraits” of their grand homes made. Since photography was still in its early stages in those eras, landscape artists capitalized on this trend and created a huge number of landscape Famous Paintings paintings depicting these estates for those who wanted them.

10-19-2012 10:48 PM
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