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The Greatest Works of Famous Rococo Art

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List of famous Rococo artwork, listed alphabetically with photos when available. The Rococo 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 Rococo art pieces, so art enthusiasts will likely recognize the names of the famous artists who created these pieces. These renowned pieces of Rococo 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 Rococo art. In the chance that pictures of these historic Rococo works of art aren't available, you can click on the name of the piece for more information.

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  • Cleopatra Dying is a sculpture created by Francois Barois in 1700.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: François Barois
    • Subject: Cleopatra
    • Art Form: Sculpture
    • Period / Movement: Rococo
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  • The Embarkation for Cythera
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    The Embarkation for Cythera is a painting by the French painter Jean-Antoine Watteau. It is also known as "Voyage to Cythera" and "Pilgrimage to the Isle of Cythera". Watteau submitted this work to the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture as his reception piece in 1717. The painting is now in the Louvre in Paris. A second version of the work, sometimes called Pilgrimage to Cythera to distinguish it, was painted by Watteau about 1718 or 1719 and is in the Charlottenburg Palace, Berlin.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Jean-Antoine Watteau
    • Subject: Fête galante
    • Genres (Art): Genre art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Rococo
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  • Fame and Mercury is a sculpture created by Antoine Coysevox in 1702.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Antoine Coysevox
    • Subject: Mythology
    • Art Form: Sculpture
    • Period / Movement: Rococo
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  • Hercules and Omphale
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    "Hercules and Omphale" (1724) is a painting by French artist Franois Lemoyne.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: François Lemoyne
    • Subject: Omphale, Heracles, Hercules
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Rococo
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