Albrecht Durer "Alpine Landscape" 1495
Another good watercolor artist is Anthony Van Dyck. Van Dyck was known for being skillful and painting landscapes in watercolor. He mostly used these watercolor paintings as his backgrounds for his oil paintings. A third noteworthy artist would be Claude Lorraine. She was known for painting many large landscapes of rome. These paintings were commissioned by kings and clergy in the 1600s.
Van Dyck "An English Landscape"
Claude Lorraine "Landscape with river"
To become familiar with the history of watercolor;
To become familiar with various watercolor artists throughout time;To make connections between watercolor purposes and techniques from long ago to its uses today.