Visual Artist Famous Neoclassicism Artists

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List of famous Neoclassicism artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Neoclassicism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Neoclassicism period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. The list you're viewing contains artists like Anton Losenko and Ulisse Cambi. (38 items)
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Gino Severini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Artists
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Gino Severini was an Italian painter and a leading member of the Futurist movement. For much of his life he divided his time between Paris and Rome. He was associated with neo-classicism and the "return to order" in the decade after the First World War. During his career he worked in a variety of ...more

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Artworks: Dynamic Hieroglyphic of the Bal Tabarin, Visual Synthesis of the Idea: "War", Armored Train in Action, The Boulevard Italian Lancers at a Gallop, + more

Birthplace: Cortona, Italy

Associated periods or movements: Divisionism, Return to order, Neoclassicism, Cubism Futurism

Nationality: Italy

Art Forms: Mosaic, Fresco

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Gheorghe Tattarescu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Artists
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Gheorghe Tattarescu was a Moldavian-born Romanian painter and a pioneer of neoclassicism in his country's modern painting. ...more

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Birthplace: Focșani, Romania

Associated periods or movements: Neoclassicism

Nationality: Romania

Art Forms: Painting

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William-Adolphe Bouguereau is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Artists
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William-Adolphe Bouguereau, November 30, 1825 – August 19, 1905, was a French academic painter and traditionalist. In his realistic genre paintings he used mythological themes, making modern interpretations of classical subjects, with an emphasis on the female human body. During his life he enjoyed ...more

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Artworks: Dante and Virgil in Hell, The Birth of Venus, Breton Brother and Sister, The First Mourning Cupidon, + more

Birthplace: La Rochelle, France

Associated periods or movements: Academic art, L'art pompier, Neoclassicism, Realism Realism

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Fresco, Painting, Drawing

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Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Artists
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Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun born in Paris, also known as Madame Lebrun, was a French painter, and is recognized as the most important female painter of the 18th century. Her artistic style is generally considered part of the aftermath of Rococo, while she often adopts a neoclassical style. Vigée ...more

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Artworks: Portrait of Madame du Barry, Lady Hamilton as Ariadne, Portrait of Marie Antoinette, Portrait of Princess Maria Josefa Hermenegilde von Esterhazy Self-Portrait in a Turban with Julie, + more

Birthplace: Paris, France

Associated periods or movements: Neoclassicism, Rococo

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

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Albert Henry Krehbiel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Artists
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Albert Henry Krehbiel, was the most decorated American painter ever at the French Academy, winning the Prix De Rome, four Gold Medals and five cash prizes. He was born in Denmark, Iowa and taught, lived and worked for many years in Chicago. Although educated as a realist in Paris, which is reflected ...more

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Birthplace: Denmark, Iowa, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: American Impressionism, Neoclassicism, Impressionism, Abstract art

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Mural, Painting, Drawing

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Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Artists
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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres was a French Neoclassical painter. Although he considered himself to be a painter of history in the tradition of Nicolas Poussin and Jacques-Louis David, by the end of his life it was Ingres's portraits, both painted and drawn, that were recognized as his greatest ...more

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Artworks: Napoleon I on his Imperial Throne, Odalisque with a Slave, Joan of Arc at the Coronation of Charles, Portrait of Monsieur Bertin Oedipus and the Sphinx, + more

Birthplace: Montauban, France

Associated periods or movements: Neoclassicism

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting, Drawing

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Anselm Feuerbach is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Artists
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Anselm Feuerbach was a German painter. He was the leading classicist painter of the German 19th-century school. ...more

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Artworks: Musizierende Kinder, Nanna, Gastmahl des Plato, Gastmahl des Plato II Ruhende Nymphe, + more

Birthplace: Speyer, Germany

Associated periods or movements: Academic art, Neoclassicism

Nationality: Germany

Art Forms: Painting

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Jacques-Louis David is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Artists
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Jacques-Louis David was an influential French painter in the Neoclassical style, considered to be the preeminent painter of the era. In the 1780s his cerebral brand of history painting marked a change in taste away from Rococo frivolity toward a classical austerity and severity, heightened feeling ...more

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Artworks: Oath of the Horatii, The Death of Socrates, The Coronation of Napoleon, The Death of Marat Napoleon Crossing the Alps, + more

Birthplace: Paris, France

Associated periods or movements: Neoclassicism

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting, Drawing

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