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The Greatest Works of Neoclassicist Artwork

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List of famous Neoclassicism artwork, listed alphabetically with photos when available. The Neoclassicism movement was an awakening in the world of art, producing new types of paintings and sculptures that the world had never seen before. This is a list of the most popular Neoclassicism art pieces, so art enthusiasts will likely recognize the names of the famous artists who created these pieces. These renowned pieces of Neoclassicism artwork are showcased in museums all over the world, so if you can't afford an expensive vacation then this list is a great substitute for seeing fine Neoclassicism art. In the chance that pictures of these historic Neoclassicism works of art aren't available, you can click on the name of the piece for more information. 

The list you're viewing is made up of different pieces like The Coronation of Napoleon and The Return of Marcus Sextus. Featuring classical works from prominent neoclassical painters, this list has it all. 

If you want to know, "What is Neoclassicism art?" or "What are examples of Neoclassicism art?" then this list will answer your questions.
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    • Artist: Jean-Paul Laurens
    • Subject: Bertha of Burgundy, Robert II of France
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Neoclassicism
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    "Turkish Bath" (1862) is a painting by French artist Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres....  more
    • Artist: Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
    • Genres (Art): Genre art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Neoclassicism
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    "Joan of Arc at the Coronation of Charles" (1854) is a painting by French artist Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres....  more
    • Artist: Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
    • Subject: Joan of Arc
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Neoclassicism
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    The Coronation of Napoleon is a painting completed in 1807 by Jacques-Louis David, the official painter of Napoleon. The painting has imposing dimensions, as it is almost 10 metres wide by a little over 6 metres tall. The crowning and the coronation took place at Notre-Dame de Paris, a way for Napoleon to make it clear that he was a son of the Revolution....  more
    • Artist: Jacques-Louis David
    • Subject: Joséphine de Beauharnais, Pope Pius VII, Napoleon Bonaparte, Crown of Napoleon
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Neoclassicism
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