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Neoclassicism - Hercules and the horses of Diomedes, Johann Gottfried Schadow, study for the Brandenberg Gate triumphal arch

Neoclassicism - Monument to Copernicus by Thorwaldsen, Warsaw

One of the most influential writers on art and archaeology—his <i>History of Ancient Art</i> was published in German in 1764—Johann Joachim Winckelmann was also a close friend and admirer of Mengs. Both were leading exponents of the nascent Neoclassical movement in Rome.

Arkhangelskoye estate. Neoclassicism was promoted in Russia after denial of modernism (1932)