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Famous History Paintings from the Neoclassicism Movement

Updated June 8, 2017 10.7k views17 items
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List of the most popular history paintings from the neoclassicism movement, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The neoclassicism 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 neoclassicism 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 neoclassicism movement history painting works to see more information about each one.

Items on this list include The Coronation of Napoleon and The Return of Marcus Sextus.

This list answers the questions, "What are examples of neoclassicism history painting works?" and "What is the most famous neoclassicism history painting work?" {#nodes}
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    "Aeneas Tells Dido the Misfortunes of the Trojan City" (c. 1815) is a painting by French artist Baron Pierre-Narcisse Guérin....  more
    • Artist: Pierre-Narcisse Guérin
    • Subject: Aeneas, Dido
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Neoclassicism
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    "Andromache Mourning Over the Body of Hector" (1783) is a painting by French artist Jacques-Louis David....  more
    • Artist: Jacques-Louis David
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Neoclassicism
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    "Aurora and Cephalus" (1810) is a painting by French artist Baron Pierre-Narcisse Guérin....  more
    • Artist: Pierre-Narcisse Guérin
    • Subject: Aurora
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Neoclassicism
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    Dante and Virgil in Hell (1850) is painting by French artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau....  more
    • Artist: William-Adolphe Bouguereau
    • Subject: The Divine Comedy
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Neoclassicism