He returned to Aberdeen to paint landscapes and portraits for any trifling sum which his work could command.
His early landscapes were conscientiously painted in the open air and on the spot.
I'll hang the spring and winter landscapes in my music room; maybe you can help me decide where to put the still life.
He was remarkable as a painter of decorative landscapes and classic ruins, somewhat in the style of Canaletto, but without his delicacy of touch; he appears also to have been influenced by Nicolas Poussin.
Rousseau was also employed to paint architectural subjects and landscapes in the palace of Hampton Court, where many of his decorative panels still exist.