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Saturday, 11 August 2018

The first appearance of a train in a painting? 1843?

From some LANDSCAPES, on Thomas Cole

From Wikipedia: Trains in specific artworks

The following list is in chronological order, oldest to youngest:
Rain, Steam and Speed – The Great Western Railway, by J. M. W. Turner, 1844
The Railway Station, by William Powell Frith, 1862
The Travelling Companions, by Augustus Egg, 1862
Lordship Lane Station, by Camille Pissarro, c. 1870
The Railway, by Édouard Manet, 1872
Arrival of the Normandy Train, Gare Saint-Lazare, by Claude Monet, c. 1877
Le Pont de l'Europe, by Gustave Caillebotte, 1880
Mont Sainte-Victoire and the Viaduct of the Arc River Valley, by Paul Cézanne, 1882-1885
The Lineman, by L A Ring, 1884
The Anxious Journey, by Giorgio de Chirico, 1913
Railroad Sunset, by Edward Hopper, 1929
Time Transfixed, by René Magritte, 1938

Railways in Art

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