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Famous Portraits from the Romanticism Movement

Updated October 13, 2018 9.4k views15 items

List of the most popular portraits 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 portraits were created during that time. Renowned romanticism movement portraits 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 portrait works to see more information about each one.

This list has a variety of items in it, from The Lady of Shalott to The Second of May 1808.

This list answers the questions, "What are examples of romanticism portrait works?" and "What is the most famous romanticism portrait work?" {#nodes}
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    "A Madwoman and Compulsive Gambler" (1822) is a painting by French artist Théodore Géricault. It is part of a series of ten portraits created by Géricault for the psychiatrist Étienne-Jean Georget....  more
    • Artist: Théodore Géricault
    • Genres (Art): Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Romanticism
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    "Alexander von Humboldt" (1806) is a painting by German artist Friedrich Georg Weitsch....  more
    • Artist: Friedrich Georg Weitsch
    • Subject: Alexander von Humboldt
    • Genres (Art): Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Romanticism
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    "Chateaubriand Meditating on the Ruins of Rome" (1808) is a painting by Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson....  more
    • Artist: Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson
    • Subject: François-René de Chateaubriand
    • Genres (Art): Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Romanticism
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    "Frdric Chopin" (1638) is a painting by French romanticist artist Eugne Delacroix. This painting was part of a larger work that included Chopin's lover Aurore Dupin (aka George Sand)....  more
    • Artist: Eugène Delacroix
    • Subject: Frédéric Chopin
    • Genres (Art): Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Romanticism