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List of famous Neoclassicism paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Neoclassicism period was a cultural awakening in the art world, so it's no surprise it produced some of the most historic paintings in the history of the world. The works of art listed below are some of the most popular Neoclassicism paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the Neoclassicism period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

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Aeneas Tells Dido the Misfortu... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Paintings
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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 Neoclassicism Paintings
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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 Neoclassicism Paintings
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Artist: Pierre-Narcisse Guérin

Subject: Aurora

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Neoclassicism

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Der Sultan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Neoclassicism Paintings
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Artist: Joseph-Marie Vien

Genres (Art): Portrait

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Neoclassicism

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