Today in the History of Painters (Part 7)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 991

  • 1884-02-23 Herman Courtens, Belgian painter
  • 1884-07-06 Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac, French painter/cartoonist
  • 1884-07-12 Amedeo Modigliani, Italy, painter/sculptor (Reclining Nude)
  • 1884-12-01 Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, German painter (d. 1976)
  • 1884-12-10 Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian-born painter (d. 1967)
  • 1885-01-27 Maeda Seison, Japanese painter (d. 1977)
  • 1885-02-24 Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer and painter (d. 1939)
  • 1885-03-31 Jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist
  • 1885-07-05 Andre Lhote, French painter/art historian (Traité du paysage)
  • 1885-07-11 Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter
  • 1885-10-21 Jan Altink, Dutch painter/co-founder (Ploeg)
  • 1885-10-23 Lawren Harris, Canadian painter (d. 1970)
  • 1885-10-27 Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter (d. 1948)
  • 1885-12-05 Dirk H W Filarski, Dutch painter/lithographer (Bergense School)
  • 1886-01-18 Peter Alma, Dutch painter/graphic artist
  • 1886-02-14 Theodor Werner, German painter
  • 1886-02-28 Jose Gutierrez Solana, Spanish painter/author (Madrid Escenas)
  • 1886-03-01 Oskar Kokoschka, Russia/Austrian/British, painter (Erasmus Prize 1960)
  • 1886-05-12 Albert Saverys, Flemish painter
  • 1886-07-05 Felix Timmermans, Flemish writer/painter/cartoonist (Pallieter)
  • 1886-07-11 Boris Grigoriev, Russian painter (d. 1939)
  • 1886-07-23 John C Poortenaar, painter/etcher/cartoonist
  • 1886-07-31 Constant Permeke, Flemish painter and statues artist (Sow)
  • 1886-08-13 Jacob Pierneef, South Africa, painter
  • 1886-11-27 Tsugouharu T Foujita, Japans/French painter

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1886-12-08 Diego Rivera, [Lenin of Mexico], Guanajuato Mexico, painter ("En el Arsenal") and wife of Frida Kahlo, (d. 1957)

Painter Diego Rivera
Painter
Diego Rivera
  • 1887-01-03 August Macke, German painter (d. 1914)
  • 1887-02-27 James D Innes, English painter
  • 1887-03-14 George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter
  • 1887-03-21 Edwin Scharff, German "entartet" painter/sculptor
  • 1887-03-23 Juan Gris, Spain, cubist painter (Still Life Before an Open Window)
  • 1887-06-20 Arnaut Colnot, painter/graphic artist

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1887-07-28 Marcel Duchamp, Blainville-Crevon, French sculptor and painter (Nude Descending a Staircase)

Painter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp
Painter and Sculptor
Marcel Duchamp
  • 1887-09-16 Hans/Jean Arp, French/Swiss painter/poet/sculptor
  • 1887-10-05 Max Ackermann, German "entartet" painter
  • 1887-11-01 L. S. Lowry, British painter of industrial scenes (d. 1976)

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1887-11-15 Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull), born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (d. 1986)

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
Painter and Sculptor
Georgia O’Keeffe
  • 1887-12-17 Josef Lada, Czech painter (d. 1957)
  • 1888-03-14 Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Quebec painter (d. 1970)
  • 1888-03-19 Josef Albers, German/US graphic artist/painter/writer (Bauhaus)
  • 1888-07-10 Giorgio De Chirico, Greece, Metaphysical painter (Soothsayer)
  • 1888-07-18 Alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian/Dutch painter
  • 1888-09-04 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor
  • 1888-10-25 Nils von Dardel, Swedish painter (d. 1943)
  • 1889-01-19 Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Davos Switzerland, painter, sculptor and dancer
  • 1889-02-06 Karel Wellens, Flemish painter
  • 1889-04-15 Thomas Hart Benton, Missouri, painter/muralist (Lonesome Road)
  • 1889-04-24 Lyubov Popova, Russian painter (d. 1924)
  • 1889-05-16 Joan Collette, Dutch (male) painter (New Church, Delft)
  • 1889-06-18 Paul Joostens, Flemish painter
  • 1889-10-10 Han [Henricus A] Van Meegeren, Dutch painter/art forger (Vermeer)
  • 1889-11-03 Heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glazer
  • 1889-12-30 Georg von der Vring, German painter/writer (Soldier Suhren)
  • 1890-06-12 Egon Schiele, Austrian painter/graphic artist
  • 1890-07-11 Georg Annenkov, Russian/French painter
  • 1890-08-11 Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
  • 1890-08-19 Yves Alix, French painter/graphic artist
  • 1890-11-05 Jan Zrzavý, Czech painter (d. 1977)
  • 1890-11-20 Jean-Jacques Gailliard, Belgian painter
  • 1890-12-05 David Bomberg, English painter (d. 1957)
  • 1890-12-19 Klaas Painter, vicar/antifascist (Occupies possession) [or 1880]
  • 1890-12-22 Mark Tobey, US abstract painter (Broadway Norm)
  • 1891-01-10 Jos Speybrouck, Flemish painter
  • 1891-01-22 Moise Kisling, Polish/French painter (La Souris Boiteuse)
  • 1891-03-24 Annie "Charley" Toorop, Dutch painter (3 Generations)
  • 1891-04-02 Max Ernst, Germany, painter/sculptor (founded surrealism)
  • 1891-08-22 Jacques Lipchitz, Polish/French/US painter/cubist sculptor
  • 1891-12-23 Alexandr Rodchenko, Russian painter and photographer (d. 1956)
  • 1892-02-13 Grant Wood, US, painter (American Gothic)
  • 1892-05-30 Fernando Amorsolo, Filipino painter (d. 1972)
  • 1892-05-31 Michel Kikoine, Belarus painter (d. 1968)
  • 1892-07-08 Pavel Korin, Russian painter (d. 1967)
  • 1892-07-12 Bruno Schulz, Polish writer and painter (d. 1942)
  • 1893-02-15 Harm H Kamerlingh Onnes, painter/etcher/ceramist
  • 1893-04-20 Joan Miró, Spanish painter and sculptor (d. 1983)
  • 1893-07-26 George Grosz, German painter (Gott mit uns)
  • 1893-09-01 Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japans/US painter/etcher/lithographer
  • 1893-10-08 Orovida Camille Pissarro, Epping England, British painter and etcher
  • 1893-12-02 Julius Bissier, German painter
  • 1894-01-09 Henryk Stazewski, Polish abstract painter/graphic artist
  • 1894-01-30 Marcel Canneel, Flemish painter (Reuzenstoet)
  • 1894-04-10 Ben Nicholson, English painter/sculptor (Circle)
  • 1894-08-28 Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower)
  • 1894-12-07 Stuart Davis, US painter
  • 1895-06-26 Jankel Adler, Polish painter
  • 1895-07-04 Massimo Campigli, Italian painter/illustrator
  • 1895-07-19 Xu Beihong, Chinese painter (d. 1953)
  • 1895-07-20 László Moholy-Nagy, Hungarian painter, photographer, and sculptor (d. 1946)
  • 1895-11-08 Photios Kontoglou, Greek writer, painter and iconographer (d. 1965)
  • 1896-05-11 Philippo de Pisis, Italian painter
  • 1896-07-13 Mordecai Ardon, Israeli painter (d. 1992)
  • 1896-08-17 Henry P de Vries, Dutch painter/poet (Laws of the Americas)
  • 1896-10-16 Edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter
  • 1896-12-29 David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexico, painter/muralist (Lib of Chile)
  • 1897-01-12 Hendrik J Valk, painter/cartoonist/graphic artist
  • 1897-02-20 Ivan Albright, Illinois, painter (Door, Window)
  • 1897-03-17 Jozef C. Mazur, American stained glass artist and painter (d. 1970)
  • 1897-03-24 Charles Eyck, Dutch painter/sculptor
  • 1897-09-23 Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist)
  • 1897-11-14 John Steuart Curry, US painter/lithographer (Baptism in Kansas)

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Famous Divorces


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Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 916

  • 1943-01-16 Franz Courtens, Flemish painter (Sunny Lane), dies at 88
  • 1943-02-17 Konstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (b. 1872)
  • 1943-04-04 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor, dies at 54
  • 1943-05-19 Kristjan Raud, Estonian painter (b. 1865)
  • 1943-05-25 Nils von Dardel, Swedish post-impressionist painter (b. 1888)
  • 1943-11-05 Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies at 62
  • 1943-12-06 Firmin Baes, Flemish painter, dies at 69
  • 1943-12-29 William H Singer, US painter/collector (Singer Museum), dies at 75

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1944-01-23 Edvard Munch, Norwegian painter (The Scream), dies at 80, bequeathing all of his work to the city of Oslo

Painter and Print Maker Edvard Munch
Painter and Print Maker
Edvard Munch

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1944-02-01 Piet Mondrian, abstract painter (Composition in Blue), dies at 71

Abstract Painter Piet Mondrian
Abstract Painter
Piet Mondrian
  • 1944-02-17 Fausto Agnelli, Swiss painter, dies at 64
  • 1944-07-17 Hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies
  • 1944-08-03 Felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz
  • 1944-08-03 Felka Platek, wife of painter Felix Nussbaum, dies in Auschwitz
  • 1944-12-17 Vassily V Kandinsky, Russian/German/French painter, dies
  • 1945-04-10 Hendrik N Werkman, resistance/painter (Blue Boat), executed at 63
  • 1946-06-28 Eduard Veterman, Dutch painter/playwright, dies in an auto accident
  • 1946-07-26 Morris Hirshfield, Polish/US painter, dies
  • 1946-09-13 Eugene Lanceray, Russian painter (b. 1875)
  • 1946-09-28 Jean Van de Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter, dies
  • 1946-10-29 John S Curry, US painter (Baptism in Kansas), dies
  • 1947-01-23 Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator, dies at 79
  • 1947-01-24 Felix Timmermans, writer/painter (Gift from St Nicholas), dies at 60
  • 1947-12-13 Nicholas Roerich, Russian-born painter (b. 1874)
  • 1947-12-30 Han [Henricus A] van Meegeren, Dutch painter/art forger, dies at 58
  • 1948-03-24 Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter (b. 1885)
  • 1949-03-17 Aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter (b. 1882)
  • 1949-05-16 William Newzam Prior Nicholson, painter/engraver, dies
  • 1949-09-07 José Clemente Orozco, Mexican painter (b. 1883)
  • 1949-11-19 James Ensor, Flemish painter/etcher (Oestereetster), dies at 89
  • 1950-12-27 Max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist, dies at 66
  • 1951-01-07 Johanna C H "Nelly" Bodenheim, painter (Luilekkerland), dies at 76

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1951-07-13 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (Verklärte Nacht) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, dies at 76

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1951-09-01 Wolfgang Schulze, [Wols], German drawer/painter, dies at 38
  • 1952-01-04 Constantl Permeke, Flemish painter (Boerin), dies at 65
  • 1952-08-16 Lydia Field Emmet, American painter (b. 1866)
  • 1952-09-18 Hippoliet Daeye, Flemish painter (Dreamy), dies
  • 1953-01-11 Marcel Canneel, Flemish painter, dies at 58
  • 1953-03-01 Anton GO Ridder Van Rappard, painter/lithographer/etcher, dies
  • 1953-03-23 Raoul Dufy, painter, Forcalquier, France
  • 1953-04-29 Moise Kisling, Polish/French painter (La souris boiteuse), dies at 62
  • 1953-05-14 Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japans/US painter/etcher, dies at 59
  • 1953-09-26 Xu Beihong, Chinese painter (b. 1895)
  • 1953-09-27 Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist, dies at 72
  • 1953-12-02 Francis Picabia, French painter/illustrator, dies at 75
  • 1954-01-11 Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77
  • 1954-07-13 M C Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter/wife of Diego Rivera, dies at 47
  • 1954-07-17 Dirk B Nanninga, painter, dies at 85

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1954-11-03 Henri E B Matisse, French painter/sculptor (Dance II), dies at 84

Impressionist Painter Henri Matisse
Impressionist Painter
Henri Matisse
  • 1955-01-15 Yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies
  • 1955-03-16 Nicolas de Staël, French-Russian painter (b. 1914)
  • 1955-04-25 Paulus B Barth, Swiss painter/lithographer, dies at 73
  • 1955-06-06 Max Meldrum, Scottish-born Australian painter (b. 1875)
  • 1955-06-16 Ozias Leduc, Quebec painter (b. 1864)
  • 1955-06-29 Max Pechstein, German painter/graphic artist (Oceania), dies at 73
  • 1955-11-06 Charley Toorop, [Annie CP Fernhout-Toorop], Dutch painter, dies at 64
  • 1956-02-02 Pyotr Konchalovsky, Russian painter (b. 1876)
  • 1956-02-26 Herman Courtens, Belgian baron/painter, dies at 72
  • 1956-04-02 Philippo de Pisis, Italian painter, dies at 59
  • 1956-04-15 Emile Nolde [Hansen], German painter (Grablegung Christi), dies at 88
  • 1956-06-08 Marie Laurencin, French painter (b. 1883)
  • 1956-12-04 Alexandr Rodchenko, Russian painter and photographer (b. 1891)
  • 1957-05-08 Johannes C B "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter, dies at 75
  • 1957-05-09 Heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glasier, dies at 67
  • 1957-08-19 David Bomberg, English painter (b. 1890)
  • 1957-09-16 Ch'i Pai-shih, traditional Chinese painter, dies at 93
  • 1957-10-25 Henry C van de Velde, Flemish painter/architect, dies at 94

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1957-11-24 Diego Rivera, Mexican painter, dies at 70

Painter Diego Rivera
Painter
Diego Rivera
  • 1958-02-13 Georges Rouault, French painter (Christ aux outrages), dies at 86
  • 1958-03-01 Giacomo Balla, Italian painter, dies at 86
  • 1958-04-11 Konstantin Yuon, Russian painter (b. 1875)
  • 1958-04-26 Johan N C "Joan" Collette, painter, dies at 68
  • 1958-06-29 Charles Spencelayh, English painter (b. 1865)
  • 1958-07-11 Karel Wellens, Flemish painter, dies at 69
  • 1958-10-01 Robert Falk, Russian painter (b. 1886)
  • 1958-10-12 Gerard Hordijk, Dutch architect/painter, dies at 59
  • 1958-10-15 John C Poortenaar, painter/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 72
  • 1958-11-13 Bart A van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style), dies at 81
  • 1959-07-06 George Grosz, German cartoonist/painter (Ecce Homo), dies at 65
  • 1959-08-19 Jacob Epstein, US/English sculptor/painter, dies at 78
  • 1959-12-14 Maria EG "Lizzy" Ansingh, Dutch painter (Cast Off), dies at 84
  • 1960-02-22 Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (b. 1905)
  • 1960-03-24 Paul Joostens, Flemish painter, dies at 70
  • 1960-03-30 Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor/painter, dies at 90
  • 1960-10-22 Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian, painter/decorator, dies at 67
  • 1961-03-07 Englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter, dies at 42
  • 1961-07-06 Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter, dies at 93
  • 1961-10-04 Max Weber, Polish/Russ/US painter, dies

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1961-12-13 Grandma Moses [Anna M], US painter, dies at 101

Primitive Painter Grandma Moses
Primitive Painter
Grandma Moses
  • 1962-01-06 Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57
  • 1962-01-21 Andre Lhote, French painter/art historian, dies at 76
  • 1962-02-10 Willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist, dies at 83
  • 1962-05-13 Franz Jozef Kline, US expressionist painter, dies at 51
  • 1962-05-19 Gabriele Münter, German expressionist painter
  • 1962-06-06 Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter, dies at 34
  • 1962-08-07 Morris Louis, US painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49
  • 1962-09-03 Anton Mauve, Dutch painter, dies at 63
  • 1962-10-17 Natalia Goncharova, Russian painter (b. 1882)
  • 1963-08-31 George F Broque, cubist painter, dies at 81 in Paris
  • 1963-08-31 Georges Braque, French painter (b. 1882)

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