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Famous History Paintings from the Academic Art Movement

Updated June 8, 2017 7.1k views11 items

List of the most popular history paintings from the academic art movement, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The academic art period was an extremely important awakening in the world of art, so it's not surprising that many historic history paintings were created during that time. Renowned academic art movement history paintings are highly sought after, so if you want to add one to your collection you better start saving now. Click on the names of the famous academic art movement history painting works to see more information about each one.

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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
  • 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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    L'Enrôlement des Volontaires en 1792 (1848-1851) is a painting by French artist Thomas Couture....  more
    • Artist: Thomas Couture
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • 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
    • Genres (Art): Portrait, History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Academic art