arts List of Famous Allegory Paintings

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List of the most famous allegory paintings in the world, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The popular allegory paintings on this list are considered to be some of the most recognizable works of art on the planet, so save yourself a trip to the museum and check out this artwork from the comfort of your own home. allegory is an extremely important genre in the art world, so it's no surprise that some of the most recognizable fall under the allegory genre. You can find additional information about these well-known paintings by clicking on the names of the pieces.

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This list answers the questions, "What are examples of allegory paintings?" and "What are the most famous allegory paintings?"

Allegory of the Birth of Frede... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Allegory Paintings
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Artist: Caesar van Everdingen

Genres (Art): Allegory

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age

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Allegory of War is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Allegory Paintings
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Artist: Jan Brueghel the Younger

Genres (Art): Allegory, Animal Painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Baroque

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An Allegory of the Old and New... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Allegory Paintings
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Artist: Hans Holbein the Younger

Genres (Art): Allegory

Art Form: Painting

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Bronzino: Venus, Cupid and Jea... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Allegory Paintings
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Artist: Agnolo di Cosimo

Genres (Art): Allegory

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Mannerism

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