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Famous American realism Paintings

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

This list is made up of many different pieces, including Both Members of This Club and Polo at Lakewood.

This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous American realism paintings?” and “What are examples of American realism paintings?”
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  • Blue Morning
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    Blue Morning (1909) is a painting by American realist artist George Wesley Bellows....  more
    • Artist: George Bellows
    • Genres (Art): Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Ashcan School, American realism
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  • Both Members of This Club
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    Both Members of This Club (1909) is an oil on canvas painting by American artist George Bellows....  more
    • Artist: George Bellows
    • Subject: Boxing
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: American realism
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  • Club Night
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    Club Night (1907) is an oil on canvas painting by American artist George Bellows....  more
    • Artist: George Bellows
    • Subject: Boxing
    • Genres (Art): Genre art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: American realism
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  • Dempsey and Firpo
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    Dempsey and Firpo (1924) is an oil on canvas painting by American artist George Bellows....  more
    • Artist: George Bellows
    • Subject: Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Ángel Firpo, Boxing
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: American realism
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