Painters in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 995

  • 1748-08-30 Jacques-Louis David, France, Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat)
  • 1749-01-13 Friedrich Müller, painter and dramatist (d. 1825)
  • 1751-09-13 Henry Kobell, Dutch painter/cartoonist
  • 1754-05-10 Asmus Jakob Carstens, painter
  • 1754-05-23 Andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter (Napoleon)
  • 1755-04-16 Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun, French painter (d. 1842)
  • 1755-12-03 Gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington)
  • 1756-03-04 Sir Henry Raeburn, Scottish painter (d. 1823)
  • 1756-06-06 John Trumbull, US painter (Declaration of Independence)
  • 1756-07-14 Thomas Rowlandson, English painter/cartoonist/etcher
  • 1757-07-24 Vladimir Borovikovsky, Russian painter (d. 1825)

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1757-11-28 William Blake, poet/painter (Songs of Innocence & Experience), born in London, England (d. 1827)

Poet/Artist William Blake
Poet/Artist
William Blake
  • 1758-04-04 John Hoppner, portrait painter
  • 1758-04-04 Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, French Romantic painter and draughtsman - allegorical paintings and portraits, born in Cluny, Saône-et-Loire (d. 1823)
  • 1758-08-14 Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer
  • 1759-06-02 Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter
  • 1761-05-16 John Opie, English painter, born in Trevellas, Cornwall (d. 1807)
  • 1768-12-22 John Crome, [Old Crome], English landscape painter/etcher
  • 1769-04-13 Thomas Lawrence, English painter (d. 1830)
  • 1771-02-28 French Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter
  • 1773-01-05 Pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter/drawer
  • 1773-02-22 Matthijs I van Bree, Flemish (court)painter
  • 1774-02-17 Raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823)
  • 1775-04-23 Joseph Mallord Turner, England, landscape painter (Shipwreck)
  • 1776-06-11 John Constable, England, landscape painter (Hay Wain)
  • 1776-08-15 Gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten)
  • 1777-03-09 Alexander Orlowski, Polish painter/cartoonist/graphic artist
  • 1777-07-23 Philipp Otto Runge, German painter (d. 1810)
  • 1778-02-22 Rembrandt Peale, portrait/historical painter (Court of Death)
  • 1779-02-20 Augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington
  • 1779-11-04 John W Pieneman, historical painter (Battle at Waterloo)
  • 1779-11-05 Washington Allston, US painter/author
  • 1780-08-29 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter (Valpincon Bather)
  • 1781-03-13 Karl F Schinkel, German architect/painter/writer (Schloss Tegel)
  • 1782-03-24 Orest Kiprensky, Russian painter (d. 1836)
  • 1782-05-28 Wouter J van Troostwijk, Dutch painter
  • 1783-02-10 Fyodor Petrovich Tolstoy, Russian painter (d. 1873)
  • 1783-04-29 David Cox, English painter (Treatise on landscape painting)
  • 1783-06-19 Thomas Sully, US portrait painter (Queen Victoria)
  • 1783-09-17 Samuel Prout, water-color painter
  • 1785-04-01 J H Ferdinand Olivier, German painter
  • 1785-10-31 George F Kersting, German painter
  • 1786-01-26 Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times)
  • 1787-02-16 Andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer
  • 1787-03-10 William Etty, English painter (nudes)
  • 1787-09-18 Johann D Passavant, German historian/painter/graphic artist
  • 1788-04-05 Franz Pforr, German painter/cartoonist (Lukasbund)
  • 1788-09-06 F Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari)
  • 1789-06-30 E J Horace Vernet, French painter
  • 1789-07-19 John Martin, English painter
  • 1790-03-14 Ludwig Emil Grimm, German painter and engraver (d. 1863)
  • 1791-04-23 W Friedrich Olivier, German landscape painter/cartoonist
  • 1791-04-24 Nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland)

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1791-04-27 Samuel Morse, American inventor (telegraph, Morse code) and painter, born in Charlestown, Massachusetts (d. 1872)

Inventor Samuel Morse
Inventor
Samuel Morse
  • 1791-09-26 Théodore Géricault, French painter (d. 1824)
  • 1792-02-12 Ferdinand de Braekeleer, Belgian painter
  • 1792-12-20 Nicolas Charlet, French painter (d. 1845)
  • 1793-11-16 Francis Danby, Irish painter
  • 1794-03-26 Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, German painter (d. 1872)
  • 1794-05-13 Louis-Leopold Robert, French painter (d. 1835)
  • 1795-02-10 Ary Scheffer, Dutch painter/etcher/sculptor
  • 1795-11-09 Walter Geikie, Scottish painter
  • 1795-11-26 Carl P Fohr, German painter
  • 1796-07-16 Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, painter
  • 1796-07-26 George Catlin, US, author/painter (American Indian scenes)
  • 1797-07-17 Hippolyte Delaroche, French painter (d. 1856)
  • 1798-04-19 Heinrich Maria von Hess, historical painter
  • 1798-04-26 Ferdinand Eugene Delacroix, French painter/lithograph/etcher (Journal)
  • 1798-09-25 Henri Scheffer, painter
  • 1798-11-29 Alexander Brullov, Russian painter (d. 1877)
  • 1799-12-12 Karl Briullov, Russian painter (d. 1852)
  • 1801-02-01 Thomas Cole, US, romantic landscape painter (Hudson River School)
  • 1802-12-27 Thomas Fearnley, Norway, landscape painter
  • 1803-03-22 Anthonie Waldrop, Dutch painter/lithographer
  • 1803-04-14 Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter
  • 1803-09-01 Jacobus T Abels, Dutch painter
  • 1805-01-27 Samuel Palmer, painter/etcher (Valley of Vision), born in London, England
  • 1805-08-18 Josef Danhauser, Austrian painter (Mutterliebe)
  • 1806-01-25 Daniel Maclise, Irish painter
  • 1806-04-21 Peter van Schendel, Dutch painter
  • 1807-05-24 Thomas Duncan, painter
  • 1808-02-05 Carl Spitzweg, German painter (d. 1885)
  • 1808-02-26 Honoré Daumier, French painter, illustrator, and sculptor (d. 1879)
  • 1809-09-21 Sophia Hawthorne, American writer, painter and illustator, born in Salem, Massachusetts
  • 1810-05-09 Louis Gallait, historical painter
  • 1810-05-28 Alexandre Calamo, Switzerland, painter/etcher/lithographer
  • 1810-09-03 Paul Kane, Canadian painter (d. 1871)
  • 1810-12-24 Wilhelm Marstrand, Danish painter (d. 1873)
  • 1811-03-20 George Caleb Bingham, US, politician/painter (Country Election)
  • 1812-04-15 Pierre-Etienne-Theodore Rousseau, painter
  • 1812-05-12 Edward Lear, England, landscape painter, (Complete Nonsense Book)
  • 1812-06-28 Rudolf von Alt, Austrian painter
  • 1812-07-15 Benno Adam, animal painter
  • 1813-03-04 Wijnand J J Nuijen, romantic/water colors painter (Wrecked)
  • 1813-08-26 Nicaise de Keyser, Flemish painter (Battle of Guilder Tracks)
  • 1814-01-30 Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian glass painter
  • 1814-02-25 Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian national poet/painter (3/9 NS) [OS]
  • 1814-03-09 Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine, national poet/painter/prof of Kiev [NS]
  • 1814-06-19 Johannes H Weissenbruch, landscape painter
  • 1815-02-18 Henri Leys, Flemish painter

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Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 300 of 921

  • 1684-05-23 Adriaen Backer, Amsterdams painter buried at about 48
  • 1685-02-11 David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46
  • 1685-05-02 Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried
  • 1685-08-08 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna), dies at 75
  • 1686-02-24 Ferdinando Tacca, Italian painter/son of Pietro Tacca, dies at 66
  • 1686-06-25 Simon Ushakov, Russian painter (b. 1626)
  • 1687-06-12 Jurriaen van Streeck, Dutch still life painter, buried
  • 1688-03-09 Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89
  • 1688-10-16 Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68
  • 1690-02-22 Charles Le Brun, classical painter (Academie de Peinture), dies at 70
  • 1690-04-25 David Teniers the Younger, Flemish painter (Pictorium), dies at 79
  • 1690-07-23 Richard Gibson, minature painter, dies
  • 1691-04-03 Jean Petitot, Swiss enamel painter (b. 1608)
  • 1691-11-14 Tosa Mitsuoki, Japanese painter (b. 1617)
  • 1691-11-15 Albert Cuyp, landscape painter, buried at 71
  • 1693-07-31 Willem Calf, Rotterdams still life painter, dies at 73
  • 1693-12-13 Willem Van de Velde, Dutch the Old, seascape painter, dies at about 82
  • 1694-04-03 Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, buried at 64
  • 1695-04-03 Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58
  • 1695-05-17 Cornelis de Heem, painter, dies
  • 1697-11-02 Constantine Huygens Jr, Poet/painter/cartoonist, buried
  • 1699-05-12 Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (b. 1626)
  • 1700-07-02 Lambert Doomer, painter/cartoonist, dies at about 77
  • 1702-03-08 John de Baen, portrait painter/etcher, buried at 69
  • 1703-05-03 Eglon van de Down, still-life painter, dies
  • 1704-10-01 Cornelis Dusart, painter/engraver, dies at 44
  • 1706-11-16 Godfried Schalcken, Dutch painter, etcher and engraver, dies at about 63
  • 1707-04-06 Willem Van de Velde, the Young, Dutch seascape painter, dies a 73
  • 1707-12-24 Noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78
  • 1708-06-15 Romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62
  • 1708-11-07 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76
  • 1710-07-18 Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Italian painter, dies at 36
  • 1711-07-28 Gerard Lairesse, painter, buried
  • 1715-03-11 Jan-Erasmus Quellinus, Flemish painter, dies at 80
  • 1716-06-02 Ogata Korin, Japanese painter
  • 1716-12-13 Charles de La Fosse, French painter (b. 1640)
  • 1717-04-05 Jean Jouvenet, French painter (b. 1647)
  • 1719-09-19 Jan Weenix, Dutch painter, buried
  • 1719-10-14 Arnold Houbraken, painter/writer), dies at 59
  • 1720-03-06 Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63
  • 1721-07-18 Jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies
  • 1722-01-07 Antoine Coypel, French painter/poet, dies at 60
  • 1722-11-12 Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch painter/engraver/architect, dies at 63
  • 1723-11-07 Godfrey Kneller, English painter (74-77), dies
  • 1726-05-14 John B Wellekens, poet/painter (Wedding Guests), dies
  • 1729-10-02 Arnold Boonen, portrait painter, dies at 60
  • 1734-05-04 James Thornhill, English painter
  • 1734-12-14 Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist, dies at 44
  • 1743-09-14 Nicolas Lancret, French painter (b. 1690)
  • 1743-12-27 Hyacinthe Rigaud, French painter (b. 1659)
  • 1745-01-04 Willem I Kerricx, the Young, Flemish architect/painter, dies at 62
  • 1746-03-20 Nicolas de Largillière, French painter (b. 1656)
  • 1747-03-09 Jacob Campo Weyerman, S Neth adventurer/painter/writer, dies at 69
  • 1747-07-16 Giuseppe Maria Crespi, painter/etcher, dies
  • 1749-02-08 Jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66
  • 1749-06-13 Jan F van Bloemen, [Orizonte], Flemish painter, dies at 87
  • 1750-03-07 Cornelis Troost, Dutch painter (Beslikte Zwaentje), dies at 52
  • 1750-08-12 Rachel Ruysch, royal painter of soverign Johan von de Pfalz, dies
  • 1752-05-04 Pieter Snyers, Flemish painter/engraver, dies at 71
  • 1754-04-28 Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Italian Rococo painter of religious subjects and genre scenes (Fortune Teller), dies at 72
  • 1754-11-12 Jacob de Wit, Amsterdam painter/decorater, dies at 58
  • 1756-07-09 Pieter Langendijk, painter/etcher/playwright, dies at 72
  • 1759-09-28 Cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67
  • 1761-04-04 Theodore Gardelle, Swiss painter and enameler (b. 1722)
  • 1762-03-04 Johannes Zick, German fresco painter (b. 1702)
  • 1763-10-22 French van Mieris "the Young", painter/historian, dies at 73
  • 1764-10-26 William Hogarth, British painter (b. 1697)
  • 1765-07-15 Charles-André van Loo, French painter (b. 1705)
  • 1765-10-21 Giovanni Paolo Pannini/Panini, Italian painter/architect, dies at 73
  • 1766-11-16 Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter, dies at 81
  • 1768-04-19 Giovanni Antonio Canal [Canaletto], Italian painter and printmaker (Rialto), dies at 70
  • 1770-03-27 Giovanni B Tiepolo, Italian painter (Banquet of Cleopatra), dies at 73
  • 1770-05-30 François Boucher, French painter (b. 1703)
  • 1770-07-16 Francis Cotes, English painter (b. 1726)
  • 1772-06-18 Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72
  • 1772-11-11 John Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84
  • 1773-01-04 Anton Losenko, Russian painter (b. 1737)
  • 1774-04-23 Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies
  • 1778-01-04 Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57
  • 1779-06-29 Anton Raphael Mengs, German Bohemian painter and one of the precursors to Neoclassical painting, dies at 51
  • 1779-08-03 Henry Kobell, Dutch painter/cartoonist, dies at 27
  • 1779-12-06 Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, French painter (b. 1699)
  • 1780-11-17 Bernardo Bellotto, Italian painter (b. 1720)
  • 1781-11-22 John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist, dies at 57
  • 1784-08-10 Allan Ramsay, Scottish painter and artist (b. 1713)
  • 1784-08-14 Nathaniel Hone, Irish-born painter (b. 1718)
  • 1784-12-25 Yosa Buson, Japanese painter (b. 1716)
  • 1785-05-08 Pietro Longhi, painter, dies
  • 1786-04-23 Alexander Cozens, English water colors painter, dies at about 68
  • 1788-08-02 Thomas Gainsborough, English painter (Blue Boy), dies at 61
  • 1788-12-30 Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher, dies at 86
  • 1789-06-12 Jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Maria-Theresia), dies
  • 1789-12-03 Claude-Joseph Vernet, French seascape painter, dies
  • 1790-09-24 John Keyse Sherwin, engraver/painter, dies
  • 1792-02-23 Joshua Reynolds, English portrait painter (Simplicity), dies at 68
  • 1792-05-07 Aert Schouman, Dutch bird/portrait painter, dies at 82
  • 1793-01-01 Francesco Guardi, Italian painter, dies at 80
  • 1793-03-04 Isaac Ouwater, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist, dies at 44
  • 1793-06-04 Jan Ekels de Young, Dutch painter, dies at 34
  • 1795-11-15 Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo, French painter (b. 1719)