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COLLECTING LANDSCAPE PAINTINGS

PAINTING THE LANDSCAPE MIGHT SEEM LIKE A FAIRLY OBJECTIVE PURSUIT; AFTER ALL, IT INVOLVES CAREFUL OBSERVATION OF LANDFORMS, THE SKY, AND OTHER ELEMENTS OF THE VISIBLE WORLD.

But in fact, capturing the landscape is a very personal and subjective endeavor. Each artist perceives the nuances of colors differently; each brings their individual experiences in other scenic places along with them to a given painting spot. Perhaps most important, each painter pours their own particular emotions onto the canvas or paper. We’ve

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