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

List contains pieces like Portrait of Diego Rivera, Skeletons Fighting for the Body of a Hanged Man.

This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous Expressionism paintings?” and “What are examples of Expressionism paintings?”

Madonna is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Expressionism Paintings
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Artist: Edvard Munch

Subject: Madonna

Genres (Art): Visionary art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Expressionism, Symbolist literature

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Portrait of Diego Rivera is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Expressionism Paintings
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Artist: Amedeo Modigliani

Subject: Diego Rivera

Genres (Art): Portrait

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Expressionism

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Skeletons Fighting for the Bod... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Expressionism Paintings
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Artist: James Ensor

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Expressionism

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The Lamb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Expressionism Paintings
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Artist: Franz Marc

Subject: Sheep

Genres (Art): Animal Painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: German Expressionism, Expressionism

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