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Academic Art

Academic Art is the painting and sculpture produced under the influence of the Academies in Europe and especially France, where many artists received their formal training. It is characterized by its highly polished style, its use of mythological or historical subject matter, and its moralistic tone. Neoclassical Art was also closely associated with the Academies.

The term "Academic Art" is associated particularly with the French Academy and the 19th century salons at which art was submitted for display and prizes were awarded. Artists such as Jean-Leon Gerome and Bouguereau epitomize this style.

Chronological Listing of Academic Artists
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Gabriel-Francois Doyen 1726-1806 French Painter
Martin Drolling 1752-1817 French Painter
Jerome-Martin Langlois 1779-1838 French Painter
Jean-Pierre Cortot 1787-1843 French Sculptor
Victor Schnetz 1787-1870 French Painter
Horace Vernet 1789-1863 French Painter
Leon Cogniet 1794-1880 French Painter
Ary Scheffer 1795-1858 Dutch/French Painter
Paul Delaroche 1797-1856 French Painter
Joseph-Nicolas Robert-Fleury 1797-1890 French Painter
Friedrich von Amerling 1803-1887 Austrian Painter
Adrien Dauzats 1804-1868 French Painter
Constantin Hansen 1804-1880 Danish Painter
Franz Xavier Winterhalter 1805-1873 German Painter
Charles Gleyre 1806-1874 Swiss Painter
Auguste Glaize 1807-1893 French Painter
Eugene-Emmanuel Amaury-Duval 1808-1885 French Painter
Victor Mottez 1809-1897 French Painter
Prosper Marilhat 1811-1847 French Painter
Isidore Pils 1813-1875 French Painter
Charles Baugniet 1814-1886 Belgian Painter
Hubertus van Hove 1814-1865 Dutch Painter
Thomas Couture 1815-1879 French Painter
Charles Muller 1815-1892 French Painter
Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier 1815-1891 French Painter
Dominique Louis Papety 1815-1849 French Painter
Charles Edward Boutibonne 1816-1897 French Painter
Ivan Aivazovsky 1817-1900 Russian/Armenian Painter
Alexandre Antigna 1817-1878 French Painter
Ernest Hebert 1817-1908 French Painter
Theophile-Emmanuel Duverger 1821-1901 French Painter
Jean-Louis Hamon 1821-1874 French Painter
Charles Landelle 1821-1908 French Painter
Evariste-Vital Luminais 1822-1896 French Painter
Alexandre Cabanel 1823-1889 French Painter
Gustave Boulanger 1824-1888 French Painter
Jean-Leon Gerome 1824-1904 French Painter/Sculptor
Adolphe William Bouguereau 1825-1905 French Painter
Charles Chaplin 1825-1891 French Painter
Ferdinand Heilbuth 1826-1889 French Painter
Emile Levy 1826-1890 French Painter
Leon Belly 1827-1877 French Painter
Paul Baudry 1828-1886 French Painter
Gabriele Castagnola 1828-1883 Italian Painter
Adolf Schreyer 1828-1899 German Painter
Jean-Jacques Henner 1829-1905 French Painter
Jean-Alexandre-Joseph Falguiere 1831-1900 French Sculptor
Raffaele Giannetti 1832-1916 Italian Painter
Leon Bonnat 1833-1922 French Painter
Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville 1835-1885 French Painter
Franz von Defregger 1835-1921 German Painter
Jules-Joseph Lefebvre 1836-1911 French Painter
Pierre-Auguste Cot 1837-1883 French Painter
Carolus-Duran 1838-1917 French Painter
Marie-Francois Firmin-Girard 1838-1921 French Painter
Jean-Paul Laurens 1838-1921 French Painter
Tony Robert-Fleury 1838-1912 French Painter
Hans Makart 1840-1884 Austrian Painter
Emile Munier 1840-1895 French Painter
Jehan Georges Vibert 1840-1902 French Painter
Charles Edouard Delort 1841-1895 French Painter
Giovanni Boldini 1842-1931 Italian Painter
Alexej Harlamoff 1842-1922 Russian Painter
Eduardo Zamacois y Zabala 1842-1871 Spanish Painter
Eugene de Blaas 1843-1931 Austrian Painter
Henri Regnault 1843-1871 French Painter
Henryk Siemiradzki 1843-1902 Polish Painter
Alfred Guillou 1844-1926 French Painter
Fernand Cormon 1845-1924 French Painter
Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercie 1845-1916 French Sculptor/Painter
Edouard Debat-Ponsan 1847-1913 French Painter
Victor-Gabriel Gilbert 1847-1933 French Painter
John Macallan Swan 1847-1910 British Painter/Sculptor
Jean-Joseph Weerts 1847-1927 Belgian Painter
Edouard Detaille 1848-1912 French Painter
Theobald Chartran 1849-1907 French Painter
Edwin Lord Weeks 1849-1903 American Painter
James Carroll Beckwith 1852-1917 American Painter
Henri Gervex 1852-1929 French Painter
Antonio Mancini 1852-1930 Italian Painter
Paul Jamin 1853-1903 French Painter
Albert Edelfelt 1854-1905 Finnish Painter
Ludwig Deutsch 1855-1935 Austrian/French Painter
Kenyon Cox 1856-1919 American Painter/Muralist
Francois Flameng 1856-1923 French Painter
Jules Girardet 1856-1938 French Painter
Gaetano Bellei 1857-1922 Italian Painter
Anna Bilinska 1857-1893 Ukrainian Painter
Delphin Enjolras 1857-1945 French Painter
Frederic Soulacroix 1858-1933 Italian Painter
Hans Zatzka 1859-1949 Austrian Painter
Paul Peel 1860-1892 Canadian Painter
Jules-Alexis Muenier 1863-1942 French Painter
Pierre Bonnaud 1865-1930 French Painter
Charles Spencelayh 1865-1928 English Painter
Paul Chabas 1869-1937 French Painter
Charles Sims 1873-1928 English Painter



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