Artists have always been inspired by striking natural settings, and even the most iconic scenery can take on new life through the eyes of a great artist. Here, five landscapes that pop up time and again in art museums around the world.
1. Giverny, France
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2. Provence, France
While Van Gogh is of Dutch heritage, he held Provence near and dear to his heart. Many of his masterpieces capture the warm light and rolling countryside of this region.
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3. New Mexico, USA
Georgia O’Keeffe’s sunny depictions of the ruddy-hued Southwest breathed new life into the artistic community of the region.
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4. Mount Fuji, Japan
While the snow-capped volcano has been found in Japanese artwork for centuries, perhaps the most iconic depictions of Mount Fuji are from Hokusai’s graphic print, The Great Wave.
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5. The English Countryside
With many of his works feature dramatic green pastures, George Turner II captures the wind-blown beauty of the English countryside with a particular fondness for Derbyshire.
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