Today in the History of Painters (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 990

  • 1844-05-20 Henri Julien Felix Rousseau, French ambassador/painter (Dream)
  • 1844-05-22 Mary Cassatt, US, Impressionist painter (Woman Bathing)
  • 1844-06-06 Konstantin Savitsky, Russian painter (d. 1905)
  • 1844-06-10 J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Haagse school)
  • 1845-08-09 Xavier Mellery, Belgian painter/illustrator
  • 1845-08-15 Walter Crane, England, painter/illustrator (Beauty & Beast)
  • 1846-11-19 Emile C Wauters, Belgium, painter (Van der Goes in the Red Monastery)
  • 1847-07-20 Max Liebermann, German impressionist painter
  • 1848-01-24 Vasily Surikov, Russian painter (d. 1916)
  • 1848-04-29 Raja Ravi Varma, Indian painter, born in Kilimanoor, Travancore (d. 1906)
  • 1848-05-15 Viktor Vasnetsov, Russian painter (d. 1926)
  • 1848-06-07 Paul Gaugin, [Eugene Henri], French post-impressionist painter
  • 1848-08-19 Gustave Caillebotte, French shipbuilding design/painter (Rue de Paris)
  • 1848-09-10 William M Harnett, US painter (Old Violin)
  • 1848-10-03 Henry Lerolle, French painter (d. 1929)
  • 1849-01-12 Jean Béraud, French painter (d. 1935)
  • 1849-02-17 Selwyn Image, Bodiam Sussex, painter
  • 1849-04-06 John William Waterhouse, British painter (d. 1917)
  • 1849-06-02 Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (La femme)
  • 1849-06-09 Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (d. 1927)
  • 1849-08-12 Abbott Handerson Thayer, painter/naturalist
  • 1850-01-05 Theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter/etcher
  • 1850-04-19 Edward John Gregory, painter/engraver
  • 1850-05-24 Ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter
  • 1850-09-06 Louis F H "Louis" Apol, painter/etcher/literary
  • 1851-01-14 Theophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer
  • 1852-02-24 George A Moore, Ireland, painter/novelist (Esther Waters)
  • 1852-04-01 Edward Austin Abbey, US, painter (Quest of the Holy Grail)
  • 1852-04-18 George Clausen, painter
  • 1853-01-11 Georgios Jakobides, Greek painter (d. 1926)
  • 1853-03-05 Howard Pyle, illustrator/painter/author (King Stork)
  • 1853-03-14 Ferdinand Hodler, Swiss painter (d. 1918)

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1853-03-30 Vincent van Gogh, Dutch artist, painter and pioneer of Expressionism (The Potato Eaters, Irises), born in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands (d. 1890)

  • 1853-05-28 Carl Larsson, Swedish painter (d. 1919)
  • 1853-07-20 Geo[rge] Poggenbeek, Dutch water colors painter
  • 1854-02-24 Franz Courtens, Flemish painter (Golden Rain)
  • 1855-05-01 Cecilia Beaux, American portrait painter , born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1855-10-12 Jacobus of Looy, Dutch writer/painter (Death of My Cat) [or 9/12]
  • 1856-01-12 John Singer Sargent, US, portrait painter (Wyndham Sisters)
  • 1856-03-04 Alfred William Rich, English painter (d. 1921)
  • 1856-03-17 Mikhail Vrubel, Russian painter (d. 1910)
  • 1856-05-20 Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter
  • 1856-12-25 Hans von Bartels, German painter (d. 1913)
  • 1857-01-14 Alice Pike Barney, American painter
  • 1857-02-18 Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor
  • 1857-04-20 Charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/author (HW Knife Day)
  • 1857-09-12 George H Breitner, Dutch impressionist painter/water colors painter
  • 1858-01-15 Giovanni Segantini, Italy, painter
  • 1858-01-27 Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Dutch/French/Belgian painter's model/writer
  • 1858-03-13 Maximilien Luce, French painter
  • 1858-04-15 Anton G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch painter/lithographer/etcher
  • 1858-07-21 Lovis Corinth, German painter (d. 1925)
  • 1858-09-12 Fernand Khnopff, Belgian painter/sculptor
  • 1858-11-11 Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian painter (d. 1884)
  • 1858-12-20 Jean/Johannes T "Jan" Toorop, Dutch painter/graphic artist (3 Brides)
  • 1859-02-13 William Strang, Scottish painter/engraver

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1859-12-02 Georges Seurat, post-impressionist painter (Grande Jatte), born in Paris, France (d. 1891)

Post-Impressionist Painter Georges Seurat
Post-Impressionist Painter
Georges Seurat
  • 1859-12-20 Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher
  • 1860-01-11 Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian/French painter/author (Journal)
  • 1860-02-18 Anders Zorn, Swedish painter/etcher/sculptor (Gustavus Vasa)
  • 1860-02-25 Menso Kamerlingh Onnes, painter/water colors painter
  • 1860-04-13 James Ensor, Flemish painter/etcher (De lampenjongen)
  • 1860-05-31 Walter Richard Sickert Munich, Danish/English painter (The Miner)
  • 1860-08-14 Ernest T Seton, naturalist/painter/author (Buffalo Wind-1938)
  • 1860-08-19 John Kane, Scottish-born US primitivist painter (Self-Portrait)
  • 1860-08-28 Marianne V von Werefkin, Russian/German/Swiss painter [OS]

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1860-09-07 Grandma Moses [Anna Maria], American primitive painter (Old Oaken Bucket), born in Greenwich, New York (d. 1961)

Primitive Painter Grandma Moses
Primitive Painter
Grandma Moses
  • 1860-09-11 Marianne V von Werefkin, Russian/German/Swiss painter [NS]
  • 1861-04-09 Charles Holroyd, painter/etcher
  • 1861-06-09 Floris H Verster, [van Wulverhorst], painter/cartoonist/etcher
  • 1861-10-29 Andrei Ryabushkin, Russian painter (d. 1904)
  • 1861-11-23 Konstantin Korovin, Russian painter (d. 1939)
  • 1861-11-30 French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens)
  • 1861-12-08 Aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman)
  • 1861-12-16 Antonio de La Gandara, French painter (d. 1917)
  • 1861-12-20 Ivana Kobilca, Slovenian painter (d. 1926)
  • 1862-01-17 John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher
  • 1862-05-19 Mikhail Nesterov, Russian painter (d. 1942)
  • 1862-07-14 Gustav Klimt, Austria, Art Nouveau painter
  • 1862-11-23 Theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism)
  • 1863-01-28 Ernst William Christmas, Australian painter (d. 1918)
  • 1863-02-23 Franz von Stuck, German painter (Der Krieg)
  • 1863-03-01 Alexander Golovin, Russian painter (d. 1930)
  • 1863-04-02 Henry C Van de Velde, Flemish painter/architect (Art Nouveau)
  • 1863-04-26 Charles Haslewood Shannon, lithographer/painter
  • 1863-11-11 Paul Signac, French painter (d. 1935)

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1863-12-12 Edvard Munch, Norwegian painter and print maker (The Scream), born in Ådalsbruk, Løten, Norway (d. 1944)

Painter and Print Maker Edvard Munch
Painter and Print Maker
Edvard Munch
  • 1863-12-22 Ch'i Pai-shih, China, traditional Chinese painter
  • 1864-03-13 Alexej von Jawlensky, Russian painter (d. 1941)
  • 1864-05-18 Jan P Veth, Bayern, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer/art historian
  • 1864-10-08 Ozias Leduc, Québécois painter (d. 1955)
  • 1864-11-24 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, France, painter (At the Moulin Rouge)
  • 1865-02-22 Otto Modersohn, German painter
  • 1865-05-26 Akseli V Gallen-Kallela, Fins painter/graphic artist/illustrator
  • 1865-06-24 Robert Henri, US painter, leader of Ashcan school of painting
  • 1865-06-26 Bernard Berenson, art critic (Italian Painters of the Renaissance)
  • 1865-10-22 Kristjan Raud, Estonian painter (d. 1943)
  • 1865-10-27 Charles Spencelayh, English painter (d. 1958)
  • 1865-12-28 Félix E Vallotton, Switz/French painter/writer (Chaste Suzanna)
  • 1866-01-09 Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 401 - 500 of 914

  • 1875-10-12 Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, French sculptor and painter (b. 1827)
  • 1877-01-09 Alexander Brullov, Russia painter (b. 1799)
  • 1877-08-12 James Drummond, Scottish historical painter, (b. 1816)
  • 1877-12-31 JD Gustave Courbet, French painter (Baigneuses), dies at 58
  • 1878-02-19 Charles F Daubigny, French restaurateur/painter, dies at 61
  • 1878-04-23 Friedrich Preller, landscape painter, dies
  • 1878-12-25 Anna Claypoole Peale, US painter of miniatures, dies
  • 1879-02-11 Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies
  • 1879-03-30 Thomas Couture, French painter/author, dies at 63
  • 1879-07-17 Maurycy Gottlieb, Ukrainian painter (b. 1856)
  • 1879-08-03 Joseph Severn, English painter (b. 1793)
  • 1880-01-04 Anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies
  • 1880-04-23 Guess Saleh, [Sarief Bastaman], Javanese painter, dies
  • 1880-06-04 Eugen Adam, painter, dies
  • 1880-06-05 Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52
  • 1881-05-24 Samuel Palmer, British landscape painter, dies at 76
  • 1882-01-20 John Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies
  • 1882-04-09 Dante Gabriel Rossetti, English Pre-Raphaelite poet and painter, dies at 53
  • 1882-05-29 Vasily Perov, Russian painter (b. 1833)
  • 1882-06-03 Christian Wilberg, German painter (b. 1839)

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1883-04-30 Édouard Manet, French impressionist painter dies at 61

Impressionist painter Edouard Manet
Impressionist painter
Edouard Manet
  • 1883-05-23 Cyprian K Norwid, Polish painter/poet/playwright (Wanda), dies
  • 1884-10-03 Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Geur), dies at 44
  • 1884-10-31 Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian painter (b. 1858)
  • 1885-06-16 Wilhelm Camphausen, German painter (b. 1818)
  • 1885-08-20 Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market), dies at 42
  • 1886-01-18 Baldassare Verazzi, Italian painter (b. 1819)
  • 1886-11-22 William Bliss Baker, American painter (b. 1859)
  • 1887-01-01 Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66
  • 1887-01-14 Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83
  • 1887-03-24 Ivan Kramskoi, Russian painter and art critic (b. 1837)
  • 1887-07-16 Nicaise de Keyser, Flemish painter (Battle at Woeringen), dies at 73
  • 1887-11-20 Louis Gallait, Belgian painter (Egmont & Receiver), dies at 77
  • 1888-02-05 Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49
  • 1888-07-20 Henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter, dies
  • 1889-12-06 Joseph H "Jozef" Neuhuys, painter, dies at 48
  • 1890-02-22 Carl Heinrich Bloch, Danish painter (b. 1834)

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1890-07-29 Vincent van Gogh, painter, dies in Auvers, France

  • 1890-09-03 Willem Linnig Jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist, dies
  • 1890-10-23 Karel M M Verlat, Flemish painter/graphic artist, dies
  • 1891-01-31 Ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75
  • 1891-02-09 Johan B Jongkind, Dutch/French painter (Winter View), dies at 71

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1891-03-29 Georges Seurat, French painter (Pointillism), dies at 31

Post-Impressionist Painter Georges Seurat
Post-Impressionist Painter
Georges Seurat
  • 1891-07-31 Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian painter, dies at 77
  • 1891-11-01 John A Neuhuys, painter, dies at 59
  • 1892-05-16 Theodoor J Canneel, Flemish painter, dies at 74
  • 1892-10-29 William M Harnett, US painter (Old Cupboard Door), dies
  • 1893-01-16 Johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74
  • 1894-02-21 Gustave Caillebotte, French shipbuilding designer/painter, dies at 45
  • 1894-03-12 Illarion Pryanishnikov, Russian painter (b. 1840)
  • 1894-08-03 George Inness, US landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap), dies at 69
  • 1895-03-02 Berthe MP Morisot, French painter/aquarelliste, dies at 54
  • 1895-05-24 Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter, dies at 73
  • 1895-09-14 Alfred J Verwee, Flemish painter, dies at 57
  • 1896-08-13 John Everett Millais, English painter, dies at 67
  • 1897-05-12 Willem Roelofs, painter/lithographer, dies
  • 1897-10-08 Alexei Savrasov, Russian painter (b. 1830)
  • 1898-04-18 Gustave Moureau, painter, dies
  • 1898-08-08 Eugène Boudin, French painter (b. 1824)
  • 1898-10-24 Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, French painter (b. 1824)
  • 1899-01-29 Alfred Sisley, painter, dies
  • 1899-05-25 Marie-Rosalie "Rosa" Bonheur, French painter, dies at 68
  • 1899-09-28 Giovanni Segantini, Italian painter (Become his fare), dies
  • 1900-05-05 Ivan Aivazovsky, Russian painter (b. 1817)
  • 1900-08-04 Isaac Levitan, Russian painter (b. 1860)
  • 1900-10-14 Albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter/etcher, dies
  • 1901-01-16 Arnold Böcklin, Swiss painter (b. 1827)
  • 1901-09-09 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French painter, dies at 36
  • 1902-08-01 Ludwig Beckmann, painter, dies
  • 1902-08-08 Jean Y Y Tissot, French painter/illustrator, dies
  • 1903-01-04 Geo[rge J H] Poggenbeek, Dutch surrealist painter, dies at 49
  • 1903-03-14 Johannes H Weissenbruch, Dutch landscape painter, dies at 88
  • 1903-05-08 Eugene-Henri-Paul Gauguin, French painter (Tahiti), dies
  • 1903-08-23 Paul J C Gabriel, Dutch water colors painter/etcher, dies at 75

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1903-11-13 Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean/French painter (Impressionism), dies at 73

  • 1904-01-10 Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)
  • 1904-04-13 Vasili Vereshtshagin, Russian painter (War & Peace), dies
  • 1904-05-06 Franz von Lenbach, German painter, dies at 67
  • 1904-06-13 Nikiphoros Lytras, Greek painter (b. 1832)
  • 1904-11-22 Theophile E A de Bock, painter/etcher, dies
  • 1905-02-01 Oswald Aschenbach, German painter, dies at 77
  • 1905-02-13 Konstantin Savitsky, Russian painter (b. 1844)
  • 1905-03-12 Rudolf von Alt, Austrian painter, dies at 92
  • 1905-04-04 Constantin Meunier, Belgian painter/sculptor, dies at 73
  • 1905-07-23 Jean-Jacques Henner, French painter, dies at 76
  • 1905-11-08 Victor Borisov-Musatov, Russian painter (b. 1870)
  • 1906-02-13 Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter (b. 1866)
  • 1906-03-29 Slava Raskaj, Croatian painter (b. 1878)
  • 1906-08-24 Alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies
  • 1906-10-05 Raja Ravi Varma, Indian painter, dies at 58

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1906-10-22 Paul Cézanne, French artist and Post-Impressionist painter (The Basket of Apples), dies of pneumonia at 67

French Painter Paul Cézanne
French Painter
Paul Cézanne
  • 1906-11-22 Earnest Josephson, Swedish painter, dies
  • 1907-01-08 Theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 57
  • 1907-11-28 Stanisław Wyspiański, Polish dramatist, poet, painter, and architect (b. 1869)
  • 1909-12-04 Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (Elle), dies at 60
  • 1910-04-01 Andreas Aschenbach, German painter/engraver, dies at 94
  • 1910-04-13 William Orchardson, British painter, dies
  • 1910-04-14 Mikhail Vrubel, Russian painter (b. 1856)
  • 1910-05-16 Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53
  • 1910-07-24 Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (b. 1841)