Artwork Famous History Paintings from the Neoclassicism Movement

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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?" (17 items)
Aeneas Tells Dido the Misfortu... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous History Paintings from the Neoclassicism Movement
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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 on Wikipedia

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 B... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous History Paintings from the Neoclassicism Movement
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"Andromache Mourning Over the Body of Hector" (1783) is a painting by French artist Jacques-Louis David. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Jacques-Louis David

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Neoclassicism

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Aurora and Cephalus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous History Paintings from the Neoclassicism Movement
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"Aurora and Cephalus" (1810) is a painting by French artist Baron Pierre-Narcisse Guérin. ...more on Wikipedia

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 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous History Paintings from the Neoclassicism Movement
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Dante and Virgil in Hell (1850) is painting by French artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Subject: The Divine Comedy

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Neoclassicism

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