The History of Art And The Curious Lives of Famous Painters

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  Learn About Important Artists,  Art Movements, Eras and Periods
Egyptian  Pre-Raphaelite 1840-1855
Greek Impressionism 1860-1895
Roman Symbolism  1860-1910
Byzantine 500-1450  Postimpressionism 1882-1915
Gothic 1150-1580  Pointillism  1885-1903
Romanesque 950-1250  Nabis 1890-1898
Milanese School,  Tonalism 1880-1920
Ferrara School,  Expressionism
Sienese School 1150-1550  Art Nouveau 1890-1920
Florentine School  Art Deco 1915-1940
Venetian School  Cubism 1905-1920
Early Renaissance  1350-1500  Surrealism 1924
High Renaissance 1450-1530  Futurism 1907-1944
 Northern Renaissance 1350-1600  Dada 1915-1950
Mannerism  1510-1600  Abstract Expressionism 1945-1965
Baroque 1600-1750  
Rococo  1710-1790
Neoclassical 1740-1835
Romanticism 1750-1860
Hudson River School 1825-1880
Academic Classicism 1865-1920
Hudson River School 

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