Thomas Cole was an American, 19th century artist. He is best known for creating American landscapes with oils. His pieces have remarkable details, and stray into the realm of photography. His use of perspective and ability to capture nature are key traits of a landscape artist.
Salvador Dali was a prominent Spanish Surrealist painter born in Figueres, Spain. He is best known for the striking and bizarre images he incorporated in his pieces. Dali is unique in that he could make even the most unusual of environments look realistic. One of the motifs he is best known for incorporating into his pieces is the melting clock. A trademark of his, Dali incorporated the melting clock into many of his landscape paintings.