Category:History paintings by museum
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English: History painting, as formulated in 1667 by André Félibien, was in the hierarchy of genres considered the grand genre. History paintings include paintings with religious, mythological, historical, literary, or allegorical subjects — they embody some interpretation of life or conveyed a moral or intellectual message. But now is more common to use in only for clear historical subjects, as well from Ancient or modern history. The rise of this genre was in XVIII-XIX c. For other genres paintings please use category:Religious paintings, Category:Mythological paintings and Category: Allegorical paintings.
- See Category:Historical images for just old images
This category has the following 6 subcategories, out of 6 total.
- ► History paintings in the Musée des Augustins de Toulouse (2 C, 11 F)
- ► History paintings in the Prado Museum (14 F)