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Classical landscape

A landscape style originating in Britain in the early 18th century, inspired by paintings of idealised or imagined Classical Italian landscapes by artists such as Claude Lorrain, Gaspard Dughet, and Nicholas Poussin. Would usually feature classical-style sculpture and buildings such as temples. For example, Chiswick House, Stowe, and Stourhead. The style evolved into 'English landscape style' later in the 18th century.

 classical landscape

Stourhead, Wiltshire. Pantheon with reflection. Photograph copyright: Helen Lazenby, 2008.