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The Greatest Famous Rococo Paintings

Updated October 1, 2020 10 votes 7 voters 24.8k views9 items

List of famous Rococo paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Rococo 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 Rococo paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the Rococo period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

This list is made up of a variety of artwork, including The Embarkation for Cythera and The Education of Achilles.

This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous Rococo paintings?” and “What are examples of Rococo paintings?”
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    "The Bathers" (c. 1761-1765) is a painting by French artist Jean-Honor Fragonard....  more
    • Artist: Jean-Honoré Fragonard
    • Genres (Art): Genre art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Rococo
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    "Narcisse" (1728) is a painting by French artist Franois Lemoyne....  more
    • Artist: François Lemoyne
    • Subject: Narcissus
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Rococo
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    Time Saving Truth from Falsehood and Envy

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    • Artist: François Lemoyne
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Rococo
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    "Hercules and Omphale" (1724) is a painting by French artist Franois Lemoyne....  more
    • Artist: François Lemoyne
    • Subject: Omphale, Heracles, Hercules
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Rococo
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