Art Genres List of Famous Genre Paintings

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List of the most famous genre painting paintings in the world, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The popular genre painting paintings on this list are considered to be some of the most recognizable works of art on the planet, so save yourself a trip to the museum and check out this artwork from the comfort of your own home. genre painting is an extremely important genre in the art world, so it's no surprise that some of the most recognizable fall under the genre painting genre. You can find additional information about these well-known paintings by clicking on the names of the pieces.

Items featured on this poll include everything from Le déjeuner sur l'herbe to The Kiss

This list answers the questions, "What are examples of genre painting paintings?" and "What are the most famous genre painting paintings?"
'In Luxury Beware' is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Genre Paintings
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'In Luxury Beware' is a painting by Jan Steen. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Jan Steen

Genres (Art): Genre art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age

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A Baker Blowing his Horn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Genre Paintings
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A Baker Blowing his Horn (c. 1660-1663) is an oil on panel painting by Dutch Golden Age artist Gabriel Metsu. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Gabriël Metsu

Genres (Art): Genre art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age

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A Bar at the Folies-Bergère is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Genre Paintings
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A Bar at the Folies-Bergère, painted and exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1882, was the last major work by French painter Édouard Manet. It depicts a scene in the Folies Bergère nightclub in Paris. It originally belonged to the composer Emmanuel Chabrier, who was Manet's neighbor, and hung over his piano. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Édouard Manet

Genres (Art): Genre art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Impressionism

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A Blacksmith's Shop is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Genre Paintings
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The Blacksmith's Shop (1771) is a painting by British artist Joseph Wright. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Joseph Wright of Derby

Genres (Art): Genre art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Romanticism

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