Famous History Paintings from the Romanticism Movement

List of the most popular history paintings from the romanticism movement, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The romanticism 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 romanticism 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 romanticism movement history painting works to see more information about each one.

This list features items like The Lady of Shalott and The Second of May 1808.

This list answers the questions, "What are examples of romanticism history painting works?" and "What is the most famous romanticism history painting work?" {#nodes}

  • Burial of Atala
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    "Burial of Atala" (1808) is a painting by Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson. The painting is based on Franois-Ren de Chateaubriand's Atala, a 1801 novel set in 18th century American South. The Muse Girodet (Montargis) owns a 1813 (206.5 x 265.4 cm) version of this painting.
    • Artist: Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Romanticism
  • Christ on the Sea of Galilee
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    Christ on the Sea of Galilee (1854) is a painting by French artist Eugene Delacroix.
    • Artist: Eugène Delacroix
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Romanticism
  • Clorinda Rescues Olindo und Sophroni
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    "Clorinda Rescues Olindo und Sophroni" (1856) is a painting by French artist Eugene Delacroix.
    • Artist: Eugène Delacroix
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Romanticism
  • Episode of the Belgian Revolution of 1830
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    Episode of the Belgian Revolution of 1830 is an oil painting by romantic painter Egide Charles Gustave Wappers, currently housed in the Muse d'Art Ancien, Brussels.
    • Artist: Egide Charles Gustave Wappers
    • Subject: Belgian Revolution
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Romanticism
  • Friedland, 1807
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    Friedland, 1807 (1861-1875) is a painting by French artist Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier.
    • Artist: Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier
    • Subject: Battle of Friedland
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Romanticism
  • General Marion Inviting a British Officer to Share His Meal
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    General Marion Inviting a British Officer to Share His Meal is a painting by American artist John Blake White.
    • Artist: John Blake White
    • Subject: Oscar Marion, Francis Marion
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Romanticism