Country paintings are a very popular type of art, and artists have used the beauty of the rural countryside as a subject for centuries. overstockArt’s collection of country themed oil paintings includes some of the most popular works by artists such as Paul Cezanne, a French Post-Impressionist painter whose country paintings use earth tones and small pops of bold colors to create the feeling of being outdoors in the warm country air. Though he painted simple, rustic scenes and still-lifes of plants and flowers, Cezanne manages to make these subjects look interesting and thought provoking by employing repetitive brushstrokes and complex fields.
For fans of the American Wild West, Charles Marion Russell’s depictions of the cowboy lifestyle will make beautiful additions to your collection of country themed art. These reproductions of C.M. Russell’s famous oil paintings feature shoot-outs between men on horseback, herds of majestic buffalo and Native Americans herding cattle on a dusty prairie. His country paintings are created using light, gentle brushstrokes and earthy colors that evoke the open, airy feeling of the American West.
overstockArt carries a number of country themed oil paintings by many other famous artists, and it is interesting to see the various interpretations of one central theme. From Gustav Klimt’s imaginative, abstract trees to Claude Monet’s famous sprawling landscape scenes, the beauty of this collection is its varying styles and techniques. All of these country themed paintings are hand-painted reproductions of the original works, done on quality artist-grade canvas. These paintings are also available in your choice of frame, from dozens of different colors, materials and shapes to enhance and protect your new country themed oil painting.