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List of famous Romanticism paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Romanticism 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. Art fans will also enjoy popular Romantic artists and famous Romanticism portraits. The works of art listed below are some of the most popular Romanticism paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the Romanticism 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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Alexander von Humboldt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Romanticism Paintings
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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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Clorinda Rescues Olindo und So... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Romanticism Paintings
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"Clorinda Rescues Olindo und Sophroni" (1856) is a painting by French artist Eugene Delacroix. ...more

Artist: Eugène Delacroix

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Romanticism

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Death of Sardanapalus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Romanticism Paintings
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The Death of Sardanapalus are two paintings oil painting on canvas, dated 1827 by Eugène Delacroix. Its dimensions are 392 × 496 cm or 145 × 195 inches. It currently hangs in the Musée du Louvre, Paris. A smaller replica was painted by Delacroix in 1844, that is now in the Philadelphia Museum of ...more

Artist: Eugène Delacroix

Subject: Sardanapalus

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Romanticism

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Dedham Vale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Romanticism Paintings
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"Dedham Vale" is an oil-on-canvas painting by English artist John Constable. ...more

Artist: John Constable

Genres (Art): Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Romanticism

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