Nakkehoved Strand1910 by Vilhelm Hammershøi

"Hammershøi also depicted a different kind of landscape: the very open vistas from e.g. Refsnæs and Lejre. Here, the landscapes mainly consist of sky and have an almost over-lit and condensed feel. The paintings appear limitless, yet also as stringently cropped sections devoid of people or narrative detail. No path leads into the paintings; the lines all run parallel to the picture plane." http://www.smk.dk/en/visit-the-museum/exhibitions/past-exhibitions/2012/hammershoei-and-europe/landscapes/
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