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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
Louis XVI, King of France
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Martin Drolling 1752-1817 French Painter
Interior of a Dining Room, 1816
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Jerome-Martin Langlois 1779-1838 French Painter
The Death of Marat, after J-L David
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Jean-Pierre Cortot 1787-1843 French Sculptor
Victor Schnetz 1787-1870 French Painter
Procession of Crusaders around Jerusalem
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Horace Vernet 1789-1863 French Painter
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Leon Cogniet 1794-1880 French Painter
The Garde Nationale de Paris Leaves to Join the Army
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Ary Scheffer 1795-1858 Dutch/French Painter
Frederic Chopin
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Paul Delaroche 1797-1856 French Painter
Paul Delaroche: The Young Martyr, 1855
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Joseph-Nicolas Robert-Fleury 1797-1890 French Painter
The Assassination of Brion
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Friedrich von Amerling 1803-1887 Austrian Painter
The Drowsy One
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Adrien Dauzats 1804-1868 French Painter
The Palais de Justice
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Constantin Hansen 1804-1880 Danish Painter
The Artist's two youngest sisters
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Franz Xavier Winterhalter 1805-1873 German Painter
Portrait of Napoleon III (1808-73) Emperor of France
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Charles Gleyre 1806-1874 Swiss Painter
The Departure of the Apostles, 1845
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Auguste Glaize 1807-1893 French Painter
Eugene-Emmanuel Amaury-Duval 1808-1885 French Painter
Portrait of Jeanne de Tourbay
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Victor Mottez 1809-1897 French Painter
Resurrection of the Dead
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Prosper Marilhat 1811-1847 French Painter
The Cedars of Lebanon
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Isidore Pils 1813-1875 French Painter
The Fall of the Vendome Column
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Charles Baugniet 1814-1886 Belgian Painter
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Hubertus van Hove 1814-1865 Dutch Painter
A Dutch Interior, 1842
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Thomas Couture 1815-1879 French Painter
The Romans of the Decadence (detail)
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Charles Muller 1815-1892 French Painter
The Call for the Last Victims of the Terror
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Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier 1815-1891 French Painter
Allegory of the Siege of Paris, 1870
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Dominique Louis Papety 1815-1849 French Painter
Guillaume de Clermont defending Ptolemais (Acre) in 1291
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Charles Edward Boutibonne 1816-1897 French Painter
Showing A Preference, 1874
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Ivan Aivazovsky 1817-1900 Russian/Armenian Painter
Chaos (The Creation), 1841
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Alexandre Antigna 1817-1878 French Painter
The Fire, 1850
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Ernest Hebert 1817-1908 French Painter
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Theophile-Emmanuel Duverger 1821-1901 French Painter
The Final Warning, 1886
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Jean-Louis Hamon 1821-1874 French Painter
The Human Comedy
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Charles Landelle 1821-1908 French Painter
Portrait of Alfred de Musset
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Evariste-Vital Luminais 1822-1896 French Painter
Les Enerves De Jumieges
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Alexandre Cabanel 1823-1889 French Painter
Cleopatra Testing Poisons on the Condemned Prisoners
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Gustave Boulanger 1824-1888 French Painter
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Jean-Leon Gerome 1824-1904 French Painter/Sculptor
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Adolphe William Bouguereau 1825-1905 French Painter
Madonna of the Roses
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Charles Chaplin 1825-1891 French Painter
Young Girl with a Nest
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Ferdinand Heilbuth 1826-1889 French Painter
The Reader, 1856
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Emile Levy 1826-1890 French Painter
The Death of Orpheus, 1866
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Leon Belly 1827-1877 French Painter
Caravan of Pilgrims Cross the Desert to Mecca
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Paul Baudry 1828-1886 French Painter
Toilette of Venus
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Gabriele Castagnola 1828-1883 Italian Painter
Adolf Schreyer 1828-1899 German Painter
A Regal Procession
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Jean-Jacques Henner 1829-1905 French Painter
Jean-Jacques Henner: Study of a Woman in Red
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Jean-Alexandre-Joseph Falguiere 1831-1900 French Sculptor
Tarcisius, Christian Martyr, 1868
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Raffaele Giannetti 1832-1916 Italian Painter
Leon Bonnat 1833-1922 French Painter
The Bandit's Wife, 1872
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Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville 1835-1885 French Painter
The Gervais Battery at the Siege of Sebastopol
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Franz von Defregger 1835-1921 German Painter
Country Farmer With Pipe
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Jules-Joseph Lefebvre 1836-1911 French Painter
Eugene-Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte
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Pierre-Auguste Cot 1837-1883 French Painter
Pierre-Auguste Cot: The Storm
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Carolus-Duran 1838-1917 French Painter
Portrait of Edouard Manet, circa 1880
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Marie-Francois Firmin-Girard 1838-1921 French Painter
En Vacance
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Jean-Paul Laurens 1838-1921 French Painter
The Last Moments of Maximilian, 1882
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Tony Robert-Fleury 1838-1912 French Painter
Philippe Pinel Releasing Lunatics from Their Chains
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Hans Makart 1840-1884 Austrian Painter
The Entrance of Emperor Charles V into Antwerp
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Emile Munier 1840-1895 French Painter
Pardon, Mama
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Jehan Georges Vibert 1840-1902 French Painter
Charles Edouard Delort 1841-1895 French Painter
The Bargain, 1894
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Giovanni Boldini 1842-1931 Italian Painter
Alexej Harlamoff 1842-1922 Russian Painter
The Red Bonnet
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Eduardo Zamacois y Zabala 1842-1871 Spanish Painter
Eugene de Blaas 1843-1931 Austrian Painter
Henri Regnault 1843-1871 French Painter
Henri Regnault: Salome
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Henryk Siemiradzki 1843-1902 Polish Painter
Chopin Playing the Piano in Prince Radziwill's Salon, 1887
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Alfred Guillou 1844-1926 French Painter
Fernand Cormon 1845-1924 French Painter
Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercie 1845-1916 French Sculptor/Painter
Gloria Victis, 1874
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Edouard Debat-Ponsan 1847-1913 French Painter
The Massage, 1883
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Victor-Gabriel Gilbert 1847-1933 French Painter
John Macallan Swan 1847-1910 British Painter/Sculptor
Indian Leopards
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Jean-Joseph Weerts 1847-1927 Belgian Painter
Edouard Detaille 1848-1912 French Painter
The Dream, 1888
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Theobald Chartran 1849-1907 French Painter
Portrait of Mounet-Sully
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Edwin Lord Weeks 1849-1903 American Painter
The Triumphal Procession
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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
Spoils of the Battle, c.1893
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Albert Edelfelt 1854-1905 Finnish Painter
Summer Evening, Borga Harbour, 1889
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Ludwig Deutsch 1855-1935 Austrian/French Painter
Kenyon Cox 1856-1919 American Painter/Muralist
Kenyon Cox: Christ, 1905
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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
After the Bath, 1890
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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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