Classicism
(An artistic movement)

This movement is a subcategory of Baroque

Dates: 1635-1700

French movement which aimed to counter the eccentricity of Baroque by painting ordered and refined scenes. It was highly patronized by Louis XIV who liked ordered artworks, like in the Palace of Versailles.
People associated with this movement
Lubin BauginFrench, 1612-16638 artworks
Bon BoullogneFrench, 1649-171717 artworks
Louis de Boullogne the YoungerFrench, 1654-173343 artworks
Philippe de ChampaigneFrench, 1602-167424 artworks
Claude Lorrain (Gellée)French, 1600-1682128 artworks
Nicolas ColombelFrench, 1644-171720 artworks
Antoine Coypel IIFrench, 1661-172278 artworks
Noël Coypel IFrench, 1628-170753 artworks
Antoine CoysevoxFrench, 1640-172028 artworks
Michel DorignyFrench, 1617-16631 artwork
René-Antoine HouasseFrench, 1645-171039 artworks
Laurent de La HyreFrench, 1606-165684 artworks
Pierre Ledart IIIFrench, 1628-16981 artwork
Jean LemaireFrench, 1597-165921 artworks
Eustache Le SueurFrench, 1617-1655113 artworks
Henri MauperchéFrench, 1602-168616 artworks
Pierre MignardFrench, 1612-169570 artworks
Pierre Patel the ElderFrench, 1605-16761 artwork
Nicolas PoussinFrench, 1594-1665164 artworks
Hyacinthe RigaudFrench, 1659-174383 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Egeria weeps over Numa
Claude Lorrain (Gellée)

A Gathering of Friends
Eustache Le Sueur

King Louis XIII
Philippe de Champaigne

Midas and Bacchus
Nicolas Poussin

The Nurture of Jupiter
Nicolas Poussin

Landscape
Philippe de Champaigne

Assembly of the Gods
Antoine Coypel II

The Ordination
Nicolas Poussin

Mary Meeting Elizabeth
René-Antoine Houasse

Venus Asking Arms for Aenas
Louis de Boullogne the Younger

Bacchanal of Putti
Nicolas Poussin

Apollo Pursuing Daphne
René-Antoine Houasse

Landscape with Narcissus and Echo
Claude Lorrain (Gellée)
Important dates
Founding date:  1635

End date:  1700