As in the classic period, Classicism is a term used to describe paintings that are based on the Classical period of Greek and Roman life. There have been several periods of Classicism resulting in classic art painting. It really commenced in the 15th century with the Italian Renaissance, and later in the 19th century, with artists such as Lord Frederic Leighton, who was also associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Classical paintings by Lord Frederick Leighton are strongly influenced by the Greek and Roman period, such as his painting Flaming June, which was painted in 1895.
While you are here take a look at our large collection of classical oil paintings.
We received the painting! It's awesome, wow, please tell your artist how pleased we are with their work. Amazing. I loved looking at these paintings when I traveled in Paris, and thought how nice it would be to be able to look at one all the time. So ...
JS, Victoria, BC, Canada
Just a note to let you know the oil painting I ordered from you (order no.E223E3F) arrived safely this morning - Monday, March 2nd and with I am very pleased with it indeed. I was surprised to receive it so quickly and am now going to arrange for it to b...
Diane P, UK
Alex, just received “Woman with Black Necktie” and think it’s great, who did the painting? The name on all the paperwork I received was C. Sarawan (don’t know if that is who did the painting but I am very happy with the painter)Have a good week. C...
CR, Fredericksburg, VA
Hi Robyn,I received my first batch of paintings this morning. They are beautiful and I am soooooo pleased. I am sure the rest will be as good and look forward to receiving them from you.
Sandy Jackson, VA
A lovely painting, thank you. It was a surprise birthday gift and my wife loved it.