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City of Columbus,  1844,  Hand-colored engraving on paper  James Smillie after T. Addison Richards,  Museum purchase made possible by the Evelyn S. and H. Wayne Patterson Fund, 2007.13.1, This image, depicting Columbus 16 years after its founding, shows a number of homes, churches, and businesses surrounded by a hilly landscape.

City of Columbus, 1844, Hand-colored engraving on paper James Smillie after T. Addison Richards, Museum purchase made possible by the Evelyn S. and H. Wayne Patterson Fund, 2007.13.1, This image, depicting Columbus 16 years after its founding, shows a number of homes, churches, and businesses surrounded by a hilly landscape.

Roelandt Savery, Lions resting in a wooded glade with a parrot, animal bones and a waterfall nearby, two leopards on the bank beyond

Roelandt Savery Lions resting in a wooded glade with a parrot, animal bones and a waterfall nearby, two leopards on the bank x cm.

Landscape with Figures and Cattle, Follower of Aelbert Cuyp, circa 1660–1670, Purchased with funds from the State of North Carolina

Landscape with Figures and Cattle, Follower of Aelbert Cuyp, circa 1660–1670, Purchased with funds from the State of North Carolina

A Morning Snow Hudson River, George Bellows, 1910

George Wesley Bellows - Ranní úklid sněhu na řece Hudson

A Home in the Woods, 1868, oil on canvas, Sanford Robinson Gifford, American 1823-1880, Museum purchase in honor of Dr. Philip L. Brewer for his extended years of service to the Museum G.1999.6.  For full credit see  http://columbusmuseum.pastperfect-online.com/33857cgi/mweb.exe?request=image&hex=G19996.JPG.  The tree stumps in the foreground and the log cabin show that the wilderness will slowly vanish as pioneers settle the land.

A Home in the Woods, 1868, oil on canvas, Sanford Robinson Gifford, American 1823-1880, Museum purchase in honor of Dr. Philip L. Brewer for his extended years of service to the Museum G.1999.6. For full credit see http://columbusmuseum.pastperfect-online.com/33857cgi/mweb.exe?request=image&hex=G19996.JPG. The tree stumps in the foreground and the log cabin show that the wilderness will slowly vanish as pioneers settle the land.

An Italianate Hilly and Wooded River Landscape with Shepherds and their Flock at Rest, 17th century, oil on panel, Jan Snellinck III, Dutch, 1640-1691, Lawrence Steigrad Fine Art.  In the 1600s the Dutch recovered more than 425 square miles of land from the sea and inland lakes with a complex system of dikes and drainage. Admiration for this engineering feat led to an increased interest in scenic paintings.

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Governor’s Creek, Florida,  1873-74,  oil on canvas,  William Morris Hunt,  born Brattleboro, Vt. 1824,  died Appledore, Isle of Shoals, N.H., 1879,  Museum Purchase, 83.4

Governor’s Creek, Florida, 1873-74, oil on canvas, William Morris Hunt, born Brattleboro, Vt. 1824, died Appledore, Isle of Shoals, N.H., 1879, Museum Purchase, 83.4

"Pelham Lane," Julian Alden Weir, ca. 1902, oil on canvas, 20.125 x 25.75", The Columbus Museum.

"Pelham Lane," Julian Alden Weir, ca. oil on canvas, x The Columbus Museum.

David Gilmour Blythe American, 1815-1865, Old Virginia Home

David Gilmour Blythe American, Old Virginia Home

Косари. Вечерний отдых, 1887

Косари. Вечерний отдых, 1887

Winter Scene, Esaias van den Velde, 1614, Purchased with funds from the State of North Carolina

Winter Scene, Esaias van den Velde, Purchased with funds from the State of North Carolina

Ivanenko Michail

Ends of the earth

Walter Baum American 1884 - 1956

"The Narrows," Walter Baum, oil on canvas, x James A.

The Lane, Walter Emerson Baum. English (1884 - 1956)

The Lane, Walter Emerson Baum.

Allaert van Everdingen | Drie wandelaars bij een vervallen huis, Allaert van Everdingen, 1631 - 1675 | Landschap met drie personen en een hond op een pad bij een vervallen huis.

Allaert van Everdingen | Drie wandelaars bij een vervallen huis, Allaert van Everdingen, 1631 - 1675 | Landschap met drie personen en een hond op een pad bij een vervallen huis.

De brug - Maris, Jacob

Jacob Maris, The Bridge.

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