Artists Famous Neoclassicism Artists

90.7k views 38 items
List of famous Neoclassicism artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Neoclassicism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Neoclassicism period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. The list you're viewing contains artists like Anton Losenko and Ulisse Cambi. (38 items)
Gino Severini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Artists
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Public domain

Gino Severini was an Italian painter and a leading member of the Futurist movement. For much of his life he divided his time between Paris and Rome. He was associated with neo-classicism and the "return to order" in the decade after the First World War. During his career he worked in a variety of media, including mosaic and fresco. He showed his work at major exhibitions, including the Rome Quadrennial, and won art prizes from major institutions. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Dynamic Hieroglyphic of the Bal Tabarin, Visual Synthesis of the Idea: "War", Armored Train in Action, The Boulevard, Italian Lancers at a Gallop, + more

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, Province of Arezzo, Italy, Southern Europe, + more

Associated periods or movements: Divisionism, Return to order, Neoclassicism, Cubism, Futurism

Nationality: Italy

Art Forms: Mosaic, Fresco

see more on Gino Severini
Gheorghe Tattarescu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Artists
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Public domain

Gheorghe Tattarescu was a Moldavian-born Romanian painter and a pioneer of neoclassicism in his country's modern painting. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Focșani, Romania

Associated periods or movements: Neoclassicism

Nationality: Romania

Art Forms: Painting

see more on Gheorghe Tattarescu
William-Adolphe Bouguereau is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Artists
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Public domain

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, November 30, 1825 – August 19, 1905, was a French academic painter and traditionalist. In his realistic genre paintings he used mythological themes, making modern interpretations of classical subjects, with an emphasis on the female human body. During his life he enjoyed significant popularity in France and the United States, was given numerous official honors, and received top prices for his work. As the quintessential salon painter of his generation, he was reviled by the Impressionist avant-garde. By the early twentieth century, Bouguereau and his art fell out of favor with the public, due in part to changing tastes. In the 1980s, a revival of interest in ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Dante and Virgil in Hell, The Birth of Venus, Breton Brother and Sister, The First Mourning, Cupidon, + more

Birthplace: La Rochelle, France

Associated periods or movements: Academic art, L'art pompier, Neoclassicism, Realism, Realism

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Fresco, Painting, Drawing

see more on William-Adolphe Bouguereau
Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Artists
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Public domain

Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun born in Paris, also known as Madame Lebrun, was a French painter, and is recognized as the most important female painter of the 18th century. Her artistic style is generally considered part of the aftermath of Rococo, while she often adopts a neoclassical style. Vigée Le Brun cannot be considered a pure Neoclassist, however, in that she creates mostly portraits in Neoclassical dress rather than the History painting. While serving as the portrait painter to Marie Antoinette, Vigée Le Brun works purely in Rococo in both her color and style choices. Vigée Le Brun left a legacy of 660 portraits and 200 landscapes. In addition to private collections, her works may ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Portrait of Madame du Barry, Lady Hamilton as Ariadne, Portrait of Marie Antoinette, Portrait of Princess Maria Josefa Hermenegilde von Esterhazy, Self-Portrait in a Turban with Julie, + more

Birthplace: Paris, France

Associated periods or movements: Neoclassicism, Rococo

Nationality: France

Art Forms: Painting

see more on Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun