A masterpiece in motion, many artists captured the event on canvas.

Brush strokes revive circus grandeur from the artistic stylings of George Seurat’s pointillism to the authentic detail of James Tissot.

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The Tightrope Walker by Jean Louis Forain

 

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Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando by Edgar Degas

 

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The Circus by George Bellows

 

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At the Circus: The Bareback Rider by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

 

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Escena de un Circo by Arturo Michelena

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The Circus by Georges Seurat

 

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Circus Performers by Victor C. Anderson

 

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Equestrienne Au Cirque by Fernando Francois Flameng

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Women of Paris: The Circus Lover by James Tissot

 

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At the Circus by Ottokar Walter

 

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Riders in Spectacle by Victor C. Anderson

 

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Circus in France by Frederick Arthur Bridgman

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