Seascape paintings are painted by great artists in art history including John Singer Sargent
, Albert Bierstadt
, Thomas Moran
, John Frederick Kensett
, Brett John
, ...... and the most prominent among them is Russian seascape oil painter Ivan Aivazovsky (Ива́н Константи́нович Айвазо́вский)
who produced over 500 great seascape works.
The usual subjects of seascape oil painting are sailing boats, wharf, shipwreck, storm, ships, sunset or sunrise on sea, bay, warships, Venice, seaports, battleships, sea rescue, naval battle, seashore view, and oil paintings of ocean waves.
Seascapes of photograph, painting, or other work of art are called as marine art. Marine painting of seascapes means the view of the sea. English seascape paintings are defined as a combination of adjacent land, coastline and sea within an area, by a mix of land-sea inter-visibility and coastal landscape character assessment.