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The Greatest Works of Famous Academic Art

Updated October 1, 2020 0 votes 1 voters 5.4k views16 items

List of famous Academic art artwork, listed alphabetically with photos when available. The Academic art 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 Academic art art pieces, so art enthusiasts will likely recognize the names of the famous artists who created these pieces. These renowned pieces of Academic art 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 Academic art art. In the chance that pictures of these historic Academic art works of art aren't available, you can click on the name of the piece for more information.

This list is made up of pieces like Napoleon in Egypt and Four Allegories of Music.

If you want to know, "What is Academic art art?" or "What are examples of Academic art art?" then this list will answer your questions.
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    "The Cockfight" (1846) is a painting by French artist Jean-Léon Gérôme....  more
    • Artist: Jean-Léon Gérôme
    • Genres (Art): Genre art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Academic art
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    "Napoleon in Egypt" (1868) is a painting by French artist Jean-Lon Grme....  more
    • Artist: Jean-Léon Gérôme
    • Subject: Napoleon Bonaparte
    • Genres (Art): Portrait, History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Academic art
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  • "An Egyptian Princess" (1875) is a painting by Austrian artist Hans Makart....  more
    • Artist: Hans Makart
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Academic art
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    Four Allegories of Music

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    "Four Allegories of Music" (1871-1973) is a painting by Austrian artist Hans Makart. This painting was previously installed on the ceiling of the library of the Palais Dumba in Vienna, Austria....
    • Artist: Hans Makart
    • Genres (Art): Allegory, History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Academic art
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