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landscape painting

(Encyclopedia) landscape painting, portrayal of scenes found in the natural world; these scenes are treated as the subject of the work of art rather than as an element in another kind…

Landscape Architect

What is this job like? Parks. Playgrounds. Colleges. Soccer fields. Shopping centers. Backyards. What do these places have in common? They all look better with good landscaping.…

Landscape Designer

Anonymous Tell us about your work---what do you do? I am a Landscape Designer . I work in a Landscape Architectural firm, which employs 5…

Professor of Landscape Architecture

Norman Booth Tell us about your work. What do you do? Part of my time is spent in the classroom giving lectures and leading discussions or in a design studio…

Brewer's: Landscape

(A) is a land picture. (Anglo-Saxon landscipe verb scap-an; to shape, to give a form or picture of.) Father of landscape gardening. A. Lenotre (1613-1700). Source: Dictionary of Phrase…

Koninck, Philips de

(Encyclopedia) Koninck or Coningh, Philips de fē´lĭps də kō´nĭngk, kō´nĭng [key], 1619–88, Dutch landscape and portrait painter. His panoramic landscapes, rich and warm in…

De Wint, Peter

(Encyclopedia) De Wint, Peter, 1784–1849, English landscape painter. He was a leading watercolorist. Most of De Wint's landscapes are distinctly English in subject and treatment,…

Preller, Friedrich

(Encyclopedia) Preller, Friedrich frē´drĭkh prĕl´ər [key], 1804–78, German painter and etcher, professor at the Weimar Academy. He is best known for his Odyssey landscapes, a series of…

Huysmans, Cornelis

(Encyclopedia) Huysmans, Cornelis kōr´nālĭs hois´mäns [key], 1648–1727, Flemish painter of landscapes and religious subjects. Most of his life was spent in Malines. His landscapes,…