Catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 14 March-9 June 2008.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Prime Minister's foreword / Kevin Rudd -- Director's foreword / Ron Radford -- The triumph of landscape painting / Ron Radford -- Science and the sublime: nature as spectacle / Lucina Ward -- Nature becomes art: landscape and modernism / Christine Dixon -- Catalogue of works -- Pastoral and picturesque -- The romantic sublime -- New terrains -- Nature observed -- Fracturing the landscape.
"This is an exhibition catalogue which will cover the three major themes of the exhibition Turner to Monet; the development of landscape painting in Britain and Germany at the begining of the nineteenth century and its broader influence in the world; the Sublime and the spectacle of Nature; the advent of Modernism."--Provided by publisher.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 2008.