Definition of landscape painting in English:

landscape painting


  • 1A painting representing a view of countryside.

    ‘John Constable is famous for his landscape paintings’
    • ‘Landscape paintings, especially of the bad-weather variety, have been a notable beneficiary of such analysis.’
    • ‘The relationship between the two artists is further illuminated by comparison of the use of underdrawing in their early landscape paintings.’
    • ‘The exhibition features a collection of Donato's landscape paintings, doodles, and wooden sculptures.’
    • ‘In 1876, a landscape painting by Gauguin was accepted for the Salon d' Automne.’
    • ‘The landscape paintings of the Swiss mountains are among his most beautiful ones.’
    1. 1.1mass noun The genre of painting pictures representing a view of countryside.
      ‘a strong tradition of landscape painting emerged in Chinese art’
      • ‘He often collaborated with his nephew Marco, who became a specialist in decorative landscape painting.’
      • ‘From around 1880, he was increasingly preoccupied with landscape painting.’
      • ‘The prime concern of landscape painting is the depiction of natural scenery.’
      • ‘I think the point where I begin a painting is the point where traditional landscape painting leaves off.’
      • ‘In 1947, Masson introduced him to Chinese landscape painting, which subsequently influenced his work.’