Art Terms

Landscape Painting: A painting of natural forms, i.e. open countryside, parkland, or forest, often covering a considerable range of distance. Figures may be included to give a sense of scale, but they are subordinate to the view as a whole.

Art movement

Group of Seven: A group of seven landscape painters in Canada in the early twentieth century who used intense colour, bold brushwork, and stylized curvilinear forms to express their love of nature and their nation.

Post-Impressionism: An art movement and style of painting from the late 19th century to the early 20th century which emphasized emotional expression, strong colour, and outlined forms.