Artwork Famous Classicism Paintings

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List of famous Classicism paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Classicism 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 Classicism paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the Classicism period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

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Achilles Discovered among the ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Classicism Paintings
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Artist: Gerard de Lairesse

Subject: Achilles

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Classicism

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Apollo and Aurora is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Classicism Paintings
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Artist: Gerard de Lairesse

Subject: Aurora, Apollo

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age, Classicism

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Ascanius Shooting the Stag of ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Classicism Paintings
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Artist: Claude Lorrain

Genres (Art): History painting, Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Classicism

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Autumn (The Spies with the Gra... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Classicism Paintings
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Artist: Nicolas Poussin

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Classicism

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Prometheus Brings Fire To Mank... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Classicism Paintings
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Artist: Heinrich Füger

Subject: Prometheus

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Classicism

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Queen Zenobia Found on the Ban... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Classicism Paintings
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Artist: Nicolas Poussin

Subject: Zenobia

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Classicism

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Self-Portrait is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Classicism Paintings
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Artist: Nicolas Poussin

Subject: Nicolas Poussin

Genres (Art): Portrait

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Classicism

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Spring (The Earthly Paradise) is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Classicism Paintings
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Artist: Nicolas Poussin

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Classicism

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