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

Madonna

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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 of Painting and Sculpture


People associated with this movement
Francesco AlbaniItalian, 1578-1660159 artworks
Lubin BauginFrench, 1612-16638 artworks
Bon BoullogneFrench, 1649-171717 artworks
Louis de Boullogne the YoungerFrench, 1654-173344 artworks
Philippe de ChampaigneFrench, 1602-167427 artworks
Carlo CignaniItalian, 1628-17196 artworks
Claude Lorrain (Gellée)French, 1600-1682128 artworks
Nicolas ColombelFrench, 1644-171720 artworks
Antoine Coypel IIFrench, 1661-172279 artworks
Noël Coypel IFrench, 1628-170754 artworks
Antoine CoysevoxFrench, 1640-172028 artworks
DomenichinoItalian, 1581-164125 artworks
Michel DorignyFrench, 1617-16632 artworks
Charles-Alphonse DufresnoyFrench, 1611-166818 artworks
Marcantonio FranceschiniItalian, 1648-1729115 artworks
Benedetto Gennari the YoungerItalian, 1633-17153 artworks
René-Antoine HouasseFrench, 1645-171040 artworks
Laurent de La HyreFrench, 1606-165684 artworks
Charles Le BrunFrench, 1619-1690161 artworks
Pierre Ledart IIIFrench, 1628-16981 artwork
Jean LemaireFrench, 1597-165921 artworks
Eustache Le SueurFrench, 1617-1655113 artworks
Carlo MarattaItalian, 1625-171310 artworks
Henri MauperchéFrench, 1602-168616 artworks
Nicolas MignardFrench, 1606-16683 artworks
Pierre MignardFrench, 1612-169571 artworks
Marc NattierFrench, 1642-17051 artwork
Pierre Patel the ElderFrench, 1605-16762 artworks
Nicolas PoussinFrench, 1594-1665171 artworks
Guido ReniItalian, 1575-164246 artworks
Hyacinthe RigaudFrench, 1659-174389 artworks
Andrea SacchiItalian, 1599-16611 artwork
Giovanni Salvi da SassoferratoItalian, 1609-16856 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Allegory of Poetry
Eustache Le Sueur

Clytie
Nicolas Colombel

Death of the Virgin
Nicolas Poussin

The Virgin Reading
Marcantonio Franceschini

Campagna Landscape
Claude Lorrain (Gellée)

Landscape with Swinherd
Laurent de La Hyre

Portrait of a Woman
Pierre Mignard

The Anger of Achilles
Antoine Coypel II

The Death of St Joseph
Marcantonio Franceschini

Landscape with Dancing Figures
Claude Lorrain (Gellée)

St Cecilia
Guido Reni

Echo and Narcissus
Nicolas Poussin

A Seaport at Sunrise
Claude Lorrain (Gellée)

Aeneas Building Carthago
Antoine Coypel II
Important dates
Founding date:  1610

End date:  1700