Classicism
(An artistic movement)

This movement is a subcategory of Baroque

Dates: 1610-1700

Italian and French movement which aimed to counter the eccentricity of Baroque by painting ordered and refined scenes.

1. The Bolognese School

The Guardian Angel by Franceschini


2. Poussin and the "Atticism"


Allegory of Music by La Hyre, The Muses Melpomene, Erato and Polyhymnia by Le Sueur.


3. The French Academy


Top 10 museums with Classicist art
Musée du Louvre - ParisFrance (Paris)260 artworks
Château de VersaillesFrance (Versailles, Greater Paris)164 artworks
National Gallery - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)45 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NYUnited States (New York)39 artworks
Hermitage Museum - St-PetersburgRussian Federation (St. Petersburg)35 artworks
Museo del Prado - MadridSpain (Madrid)31 artworks
Musée Fabre - MontpellierFrance (Montpellier)23 artworks
Dulwich Picture Gallery - LondonUnited Kingdom (London)19 artworks
Musee Condé - ChantillyFrance (Chantilly)15 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DCUnited States (Washington)15 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1610

End date:  1700