Flaxman, to his credit, in spite of his classicalism, was one of the first to draw attention 32to the work.
The psychological descent into classicalism is always a strong possibility.
The United States, you imagine, would of all nations be the freest from classicalism.
An approach to aesthetics that favors restraint, rationality, and the use of strict forms in literature, painting, architecture, and other arts. It flourished in ancient Greece and Rome, and throughout Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Classicists often derived their models from the ancient Greeks and Romans.
Note: Classicism is sometimes considered the opposite of romanticism.