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List of famous Classicism artwork, listed alphabetically with photos when available. The Classicism movement was an awakening in the world of art, producing new types of paintings and sculptures that the world had never seen before. This is a list of the most popular Classicism art pieces, so art enthusiasts will likely recognize the names of the famous artists who created these pieces. These renowned pieces of Classicism artwork are showcased in museums all over the world, so if you can't afford an expensive vacation then this list is a great substitute for seeing fine Classicism art. In the chance that pictures of these historic Classicism works of art aren't available, you can click on the name of the piece for more information.

List is made up of pieces like The Coronation of Napoleon and The Return of Marcus Sextus.

If you want to know, "What is Classicism art?" or "What are examples of Classicism art?" then this list will answer your questions.
A Dance to the Music of Time is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Classicism Artwork
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A Dance to the Music of Time


A Dance to the Music of Time (c. 1634-1636) is a painting by French artist Nicolas Poussin. ...more

Artist: Nicolas Poussin

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Classicism

Achilles Discovered among the ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Classicism Artwork
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"Achilles Discovered among the Daughters of Lycomedes" (c. 1685) is a painting by Dutch artist Gerard de Lairesse. ...more

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) 3 on the list Famous Classicism Artwork
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"Apollo and Aurora" (1671) is a painting by Dutch artist Gerard de Lairesse. ...more

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) 4 on the list Famous Classicism Artwork
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Landscape with Ascanius Shooting the Stag of Sylvia is an 1682 oil on canvas painting by Claude Lorrain, a painter of the style of Classicism. It depicts a scene from book 7, verses 483–499, of Virgil's epic poem the Aeneid, where Aeneas's son Ascanius shoots Silvia's pet stag, provoking a war ...more

Artist: Claude Lorrain

Genres (Art): History painting, Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Classicism

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