In the Renaissance and the Baroque Land- or Cityscapes usually where a stage or Backgrounds for painting historical, allegorical or mythological paintings. It wasn't untill the late 18th- early 19th century that artists started to depic the beauty of nature as a subject in it self. Clemens Maria Fuchs is generally not interrested in just copying nature but to give it a spirtual meaning. Nature is not simply a result of accident but it was created by a creatror!