The most important works of Russian landscape art in the 19th century.

It is not often compared with other pictorial movements like the Barbizon School in France (which had a strong influence on Russian landscape painting) or the Hudson River School in America, but Russian landscape painting is somewhat unknown in Western Europe and the United States. It is important to remember, however, that Russian painters brought a very special, emotional style to the genre of landscape. has put together this gallery of images and commentaries to give readers some background information about these highly regarded artists.

By Peter