Frederic Edwin Church, Rainy Season in the Tropics, 1866. Oil on canvas. Museum purchase, Mildred Anna Williams Collection, 1970.9
Highlighting key moments in the landscape tradition from the 16th century to today, this lecture explores the relationship between the artist and the land through a selection of paintings, many from the collection of the Fine Arts Museums. These works demonstrate the variety of techniques and styles that make the landscape tradition so rich.