Across Europe in the 1860s, the dock scapes that as theme of waterscape art became fashionable. This leisure world inspired the Impressionists, who captured the pleasures of its fast-changing lightness. The brush in perfect service of the moment, its expressive power captures forever the quintessence of light and movement. As you look at the waterscape paintings you may feel as if you are strolling along a boardwalk or on the deck of a luxury liner, with not only the smell of salt water but also the abrasive sounds of seagulls missing.
Ships come and go as they please at docks, which can sometimes be quiet or very busy. Dock paintings show the many things that can happen at a dock, like trade, travel and politics. In 1912 George Bellows finished Men of the Docks, which still stands as one of the best in the category. A lot of work also happens around docks, including the hard work of the fishermen. Dock oil paintings pretty much have unlimited entry to try out a lot of new things in the genre, thanks to the evolution of docks in the modern day world and their continued use. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.
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