Artwork Famous Symbolism Artwork

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

Examples of pieces on this list include Madonna and Danaë. Featuring works from symbolist artists, this list has it all. 

If you want to know, "What is Symbolism art?" or "What are examples of Symbolism art?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Danaë is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Symbolism Artwork
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Artist: Gustav Klimt

Subject: Danaë

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Symbolist literature

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Desire and Satisfaction is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Symbolism Artwork
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Artist: Jan Toorop

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Symbolist literature

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King Cophetua and the Beggar M... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Symbolism Artwork
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Artist: Edward Burne-Jones

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Symbolist literature

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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Symbolism Artwork
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Artist: Edvard Munch

Subject: Madonna

Genres (Art): Visionary art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Expressionism, Symbolist literature

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