Garden Paths In Art And Illustration

Principle of Least Effort: Human behavior tends to favor the path that requires least effort. People will accept the first idea that comes to mind, get their info from the first relevant search result, etc. This makes them easy to predict and vulnerable to error.

Benjamin Leader – A Woodland Path, North Wales
Ivan Šiškin, 1832 – 1898
Peder Mørk Mønsted (Danish, 1859 – 1941) Garden in Bloom in Spring, 1930
Peder Severin Krøyer (Danish, 1851 – 1909)Marie in the Garden, 1895
Jean-Baptiste Armand Guillaumin (1841–1927) Wooded Landscape At The Pond
Omoda Seiju Spring Garden 1917
Woman Walking In A Forest 1883 Vasilij Dmitrievic Polenov (1840 – 1927)
Gustave Caillebotte (French painter) 1848-1894 The Garden, c. 1878
Paul Gauguin Wooded Path 1884
Olga Wisinger Florian – Falling Leaves 1899
Woodpecker 1912 Theodor Kittelsen
Girl On A Coastal Path 1893 by Edmund Blair Leighton, British (1853-1922)
Reading on the Garden Path 1883 by Albert Aublet (1851-1938)
Giovanni Boldini 1842 – 1931 La Route 1913
1920 Path in the Wood by Paul Nash
William Stephen Coleman, Children Playing on a Path, Cottages Beyond
The Cinder Path 1912 Spencer Gore 1878-1914
Un chemin dans le jardin de Monet à Giverny by Claude Monet
Bonomi Edward Warren, Sportsman and dog on a wooded path hunting
Wooded Path in Autumn by Hans Andersen Brendekilde (1857-1942) Danish painter of Social Realism
A Mountain Path at Capel Curig, Wales 1860 Ebenezer Newman Downard active 1849-1889
Bonomi Edward Warren Woodland Scene in Summer with Children on a Path 1871
Alan Dunn (American, 1900-1974) 1946
Alan Dunn (American, 1900-1974) 1946
Andre Derain, French painter (1880-1954) The Sunken-Path l’Estaque 1906
Wooded-Path created with Deep Dream Generator and a stock photo, based on a painting by Pranas Domsaitis
Atkinson Grimshaw, Woman on a Path by a Cottage

Header painting: Beatrice Emma Parsons (British, 1870 – 1955) The Garden Path in Spring