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Modern Artists in Neoclassicism

Below are biographies and analysis of the work of the artists central to the Neoclassicism movement. Read more about the movement on the Neoclassicism Overview page.

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Neoclassicism: 7 of 446 Total Artists
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Swiss Painter and Printmaker

Movements and Styles: Romanticism, Symbolism

Born: October 16, 1827 - Basel, Switzerland

Died: January 16, 1901 - Fiesole, Italy

Arnold Bocklin was a Symbolist and Romantic Swiss painter whose mythological and fantastical figures are often combined with bizarre subject-matter.

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French Painter

Movements and Styles: Neoclassicism, Naturalism

Born: November 30, 1825 - La Rochelle, France

Died: August 19, 1905 - La Rochelle, France

Bouguereau was a French Academic painter that epitomized the Neoclassical tradition in his idealized bodies and setting. His work was later derided by the Impressionists, who found oldfashined his artistic style and his continued instistance on the Neoclassical approach to art.

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French Painter

Movements and Styles: Neoclassicism, Romanticism, The Barbizon School, Realism, Naturalism

Born: July 17, 1796 - Paris, France

Died: February 22, 1875 - Paris, France

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot was a nineteenth-century French painter and printmaker best known for his landscape paintings executed outside in the open air. He was highly influential to many of the French Impressionists.

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French Painter

Movement: Neoclassicism

Born: August 30, 1748 - Paris, France

Died: December 29, 1825 - Brussels, Belgium

Jacques Louis David was a French neoclassical artist who is best known for his historical, iconic paintings include 'The Oath of the Horatii,' 'The Death of Marat' and 'The Coronation of Napoleon.' Beyond tremendous talent and influence, David proved adept at working with multiple political regimes during the turbulent years of the French Revolution.

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French Painter

Movement: Neoclassicism

Born: August 29, 1780 - Montauban, France

Died: January 14, 1867 - Paris, France

Ingres was one of the last painters of the French Neoclassist tradition, whose charismatic portraits opened the path to the more passionate and modern Romantic movement.

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British Painter and Sculptor

Movements and Styles: Aesthetic Art, Neoclassicism

Born: December 3, 1830 - Scarborough, England

Died: January 25, 1896 - London, England

Lord Frederic Leighton was a leading figure in Victorian art and the President of the Royal Academy for almost two decades. His works depicted historical, biblical and classical subject matter.

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French Painter, Portraitist

Movements and Styles: Rococo, Neoclassicism

Born: April 16, 1755 - Paris, France

Died: March 30, 1842 - Paris, France

The portraits by Vigée Le Brun were highly regarded and even Marie Antoinette was a sitter with some portraits scandalous while others more royal.

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