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List of famous Academic art paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Academic art period was a cultural awakening in the art world, so it's no surprise it produced some of the most historic paintings in the history of the world. The works of art listed below are some of the most popular Academic art paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the Academic art period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

This is a list that includes pieces like Napoleon in Egypt and The Desperate Man (Self-Portrait).

This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous Academic art paintings?” and “What are examples of Academic art paintings?”

"An Egyptian Princess" (1875) is a painting by Austrian artist Hans Makart. ...more

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Artist: Hans Makart

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Academic art

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Echo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Academic art Paintings
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Artist: Alexandre Cabanel

Subject: Echo

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Academic art

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Four Allegories of Music is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Academic art Paintings
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"Four Allegories of Music" (1871-1973) is a painting by Austrian artist Hans Makart. This painting was previously installed on the ceiling of the library of the Palais Dumba in Vienna, Austria. ...more

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Artist: Hans Makart

Genres (Art): Allegory, History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Academic art

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L'Enrôlement des Volontaires e... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Academic art Paintings
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L'Enrôlement des Volontaires en 1792 (1848-1851) is a painting by French artist Thomas Couture. ...more

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Artist: Thomas Couture

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Academic art

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