The Impact of Era Features and Characteristics on Landscape Painting-A Critical Study of Joseph Turner and David Hockney
Ihab Mahmoud Hanafy

This study aims at shedding the light on the impact of the technological and cultural features associated with an era on landscape painting. A critical study is carried out analysing the artworks of two British painters lived in two different eras. These are “Joseph Turner" and “David Hockney”. Painters’ artistic features including the construction of their paintings are discussed. It was found that each era has a great impact on forming artists’ colour palette, composition and media used. Therefore, cultural and technological features associated with an era should be taken into consideration in the process of criticising artworks including painting.

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