Today in the History of Painters (Part 9)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 991

  • 1912-06-11 William Baziotes, painter (abstract expressionist)
  • 1912-08-13 Jan Peeters, Dutch water colors painter/monumental artist
  • 1912-08-13 Metten Koornstra, Dutch painter/graphic artist
  • 1912-08-17 Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop
  • 1912-08-29 Emil Schumacher, German painter (Tangible Objects)
  • 1912-09-04 Alexander Liberman, editor/painter/photographer (639)
  • 1912-11-28 Morris Louis, US painter (post abstract)
  • 1913-05-27 Wolfgang Schulze, [Wols], German cartoonist/painter
  • 1913-08-08 Daan Wildschut, painter/glazenier/author
  • 1913-11-09 Thelma Hulbert, English painter (Le Sacre du Printemps)
  • 1913-11-10 Thelma Hulbert, painter
  • 1914-01-05 Nicolas de Staël, French-Russian painter (d. 1955)
  • 1914-02-03 Cornelis "Kees" Andrea, Dutch painter/graphic artist/carpet designer
  • 1914-04-04 Gustave Camus, Belgian painter
  • 1914-08-03 Rick Slabbinck, Flemish painter
  • 1914-08-04 Rik Slabbinck, Flemish painter
  • 1914-12-21 Ivan Generalić, Austro-Hungarian-born Croatian painter (d. 1992)
  • 1915-01-24 Robert B Motherwell, US, painter (Elegies to the Spanish Republic)
  • 1915-03-12 Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/abstract painter
  • 1915-03-14 Kenneth Rowntree, painter
  • 1915-05-27 Louise Annand-MacFarquhar, Lanarkshire, Scotland, painter and filmmaker (At the Museum), (d. 2012)
  • 1915-11-28 Evald Okas, Estonian painter
  • 1916-01-04 Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter
  • 1916-06-04 Fernand Leduc, Canadian painter (The Automatistes)
  • 1916-06-29 David Donaldson, painter
  • 1916-07-07 Luc Peire, Flemish painter/graphic artist
  • 1916-07-22 Hipolito M Ocalia, Curacao, landscape painter
  • 1916-11-20 William John Elwyn Davies, painter
  • 1916-12-16 Theo Bitter, Dutch painter/set designer
  • 1917-04-22 Sidney Nolan, Australia, painter/illustrator (Ned Kelly)
  • 1917-06-11 James Bostock, painter/engraver
  • 1917-07-12 Andrew Wyeth, Chadds Ford Pa, painter (Christina's World)
  • 1917-11-01 Margaret Taylor Burroughs, US author/house painter (Black Queen)
  • 1917-11-22 Bridget Bate Tichenor (born Bridget Pamela Arkwright Bate), Mexican surrealist painter, born in Paris, France
  • 1918-02-07 Markey Robinson, Northern Irish painter (d. 1999)
  • 1918-03-24 Englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter
  • 1919-06-02 Nat Mayer Shapiro, American painter (d. 2005)
  • 1919-08-27 John Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)
  • 1920-01-30 Patrick Heron, British abstract painter, born in Leeds, South Yorkshire (d. 1999)
  • 1920-04-06 Bernard Carter, British painter/etcher
  • 1920-04-17 Joan "Maudie" Warburton, painter
  • 1920-07-21 Constantly, [A Nieuwenhuys], painter (Uprising of Homo Ludens)
  • 1920-08-19 Lucila Engels-Boskaljon, Curacao painter
  • 1920-08-25 Jef Diederen, Dutch painter
  • 1920-11-23 Wayne Thiebaud, American painter
  • 1920-12-04 Nadir Afonso, Chaves, Portugal, geometric abstractionist painter, (d. 2013)
  • 1920-12-30 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist
  • 1921-01-14 Charles Gaupp, German/Dutch painter
  • 1921-02-13 Zao-Wou-Ki, Chinese/French painter/graphic artist
  • 1921-04-25 Karel Appel, painter (Vragende Children)
  • 1921-05-04 Edo Murtić, Croatian painter (d. 2005)
  • 1921-05-12 Joseph Beuys, Germany, avant-garde painter/politician
  • 1921-05-21 Leona Wood, painter and dancer, born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1921-06-08 LeRoy Neiman, American painter, (d. 2012)
  • 1921-06-19 Herman Berserik, Dutch painter/graphic artist
  • 1921-07-30 Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy)
  • 1921-10-07 John Arthur Giles Gere, English art historian (Pre-Raphaelite painter)
  • 1921-11-17 Albert Bertelsen, Danish painter
  • 1921-11-26 Francoise Gilot, painter, designer, author living legacy award, 1984
  • 1922-02-24 Richard Hamilton, painter
  • 1922-04-22 Richard C Diebenkorn Jr, US, painter (Ocean Park Paintings)
  • 1922-07-03 Corneille [Cornelis G of Beverloo], Dutch painter (Africa, Antilles)
  • 1922-08-23 Pierre Gauvreau, Quebec painter, television writer and producer
  • 1922-12-01 Geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix)
  • 1923-06-24 Margaret Olley, Lismore Australia, painter
  • 1923-06-25 Samuel Lewis Francis, painter
  • 1923-07-03 William Mills, painter
  • 1923-08-17 Larry Rivers, [Grossberg], painter (Wash crossing Delaware-1953), born in NYC, New York
  • 1923-09-29 Ellen Malcolm, painter
  • 1923-10-18 Suzanne Perlman, Hungarian/Dutch Antilian painter
  • 1923-10-27 Roy Lichtenstein, Pop art painter (painted comic book panels), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1923-12-13 Antoni Tapies, Barcelona, Spain, painter, sculptor, and theorist (Dau al Set), (d. 2012)
  • 1923-12-18 Lotti [Charlotte] van der Gaag, Dutch sculptor/painter
  • 1924-01-07 Roloff Beny, Alberta, painter/photographer (A Time of Gods)
  • 1924-01-29 Marcelle Ferron, Quebec painter and stained glass artist (d. 2001)
  • 1924-04-10 Kenneth Noland, American painter
  • 1924-09-08 Mimi Parent, Canadian painter (d. 2005)
  • 1924-09-15 Lucebert, Dutch poet/painter/cartoonist (Boozz, PC Hooft prize 1967)
  • 1924-11-26 George Segal, New York, American painter and sculptor of lifelike mixed-media figures (Bus Driver)
  • 1925-02-12 Joan Mitchell, Chicago USA, American painter and printmaker
  • 1925-04-11 Johan van Zonderen, painter
  • 1925-10-22 Robert Rauschenberg, Port Arthur Tex, painter (Gloria)
  • 1925-11-17 Libby Newman, painter/printmaker/curator
  • 1926-09-10 Beryl Cook, British painter
  • 1926-10-25 Ismail Gulgee, Pakistani painter
  • 1926-12-20 David Levine, US painter
  • 1927-02-09 Norman Adams, painter/ceramic sculptor
  • 1927-03-10 Paul Wunderlich, German lithographer/painter/sculptor
  • 1927-10-19 Pierre Alechinsky, Belgian painter/director (Cobra)
  • 1928-04-28 Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter
  • 1928-05-09 Ralph Goings, American painter
  • 1928-07-10 Bernard Buffet, French painter (d. 1999)
  • 1928-07-11 Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Jonas & the Whale)
  • 1928-07-19 John Bratby, painter/writer (Breakdown)
  • 1928-10-07 Sohrab Sepehri, Persian poet and painter (d. 1980)
  • 1928-10-12 Al Held, US, painter/sculptor (hard edge-style)
  • 1928-10-30 Michael Andrews, painter
  • 1928-11-29 Tahir Salahov, Azerbaijani painter
  • 1930-02-03 Gillian Ayres, English painter
  • 1930-02-11 Roy De Forest, American Painter (d. 2007)

Famous Weddings


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Famous Divorces


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Famous Deaths

Deaths 801 - 900 of 915

  • 1991-06-24 Rufino Tamayo, Mexican painter, dies at 91
  • 1991-07-01 Joost Baljeu, painter/founder-editor Structure, dies
  • 1991-07-16 Robert Motherwell, US painter (Elegies to Spanish Rep), dies at 76
  • 1991-08-29 Dallas Adams, British painter/writer/actor (Terror from Within), dies
  • 1991-10-01 Jan van Tongeren, painter, dies
  • 1991-10-27 Pyke F C Koch, realistic painter, dies
  • 1991-10-30 Johan Mekkink, painter, dies
  • 1992-03-06 Maria Vieira da Silva, Portuguese painter (Mirror Palace), dies at 83
  • 1992-03-09 James Brooks, US mural painter (Flight, La Guardia NY), dies at 85
  • 1992-03-27 Martin Engelman, Dutch cartoonist/painter/graphic artist, dies
  • 1992-04-11 Alejandro Obregón, Colombian painter (b. 1920)
  • 1992-04-28 Francis Bacon, Irish/British abstract painter, dies at 82
  • 1992-06-18 Mordecai Ardon, one of Israel's greatest painters (b. 1896)
  • 1992-08-14 Alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian/Dutch painter, dies at 104
  • 1992-10-11 Theo Wolvencamp, painter (Cobra), dies
  • 1992-10-23 Kees Spermon, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies
  • 1992-10-30 Joan Mitchell, American painter and printmaker dies of cancer aged 67
  • 1992-11-27 Ivan Generalić, Croatian painter (b. 1914)
  • 1992-11-28 Sidney Nolan, Australian painter (b. 1917)
  • 1992-12-21 Sybil Andrews, English/Canada painter, dies at 94
  • 1992-12-30 Caesar [Caesar] Domela, painter/son of Ferdinand D Nieuwenhuis, dies
  • 1993-02-26 Mark Kolthoff, Dutch painter/photographer, dies at 92
  • 1993-03-24 Erik Andriesse, Dutch painter (skulls, skeletons), dies at 35
  • 1993-03-30 Richard C Diebenkorn Jr, US painter (Ocean Park Paintings), dies at 70
  • 1993-04-14 Jo Boer, Dutch painter/writer/author (Heir, dies at 85
  • 1993-05-19 Nemesio Antunes, Chilean painter, dies at 75
  • 1993-08-01 Alfred Manessier, Fr painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81
  • 1993-10-20 Sugiyama Yasushi, Japanese painter (b. 1909)
  • 1993-11-04 Basuki Abdullah, Indonesian painter, murdered at 78
  • 1993-11-15 Luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
  • 1994-02-04 Han Jansen, Dutch painter, dies at 62
  • 1994-02-13 Theo Bitter, Dutch painter/set designer, dies at 79
  • 1994-03-11 Jacques Doucet, French painter (Mostar Sarajevo), dies at 69
  • 1994-03-26 Jan Bor, Dutch violinist/painter, dies at 83
  • 1994-05-27 Theo Swagemakers, portrait painter, dies at 95
  • 1994-07-15 Jeanne Bieruma Oosting, Dutch painter/illustrator, dies
  • 1994-07-20 Paul Delvaux, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 96
  • 1994-09-05 Edgar Louis Vanderstegen Millington Drake, painter, dies at 62
  • 1994-09-14 David van Cup, sculptor/painter, dies at 57
  • 1994-09-19 Sandra Fisher, American painter, dies at 47
  • 1994-10-01 Karoli Ruth Needles, painter, dies at 54
  • 1994-10-11 Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Nereus on Zeepaard), dies at 66
  • 1994-10-17 Rik van Bentum, painter/art director of Paradiso, dies at 57
  • 1994-10-22 Chester WIlliams, painter, dies at 73
  • 1994-11-04 Sam Francis, US painter (Basel Mural), dies at about 71
  • 1994-11-04 Samuel Lewis Francis, painter, dies at 71
  • 1994-12-09 Max Bill, Swiss painter/sculptor/politician, dies at 85
  • 1995-01-02 Manuel Rivera, Spanish painter/co-founder (El Paso), dies at 67
  • 1995-01-13 Arnold Smith, painter (Vigelius Prize 1935), dies at 89
  • 1995-01-29 Chris de Marigny, painter/designer, dies at 52
  • 1995-02-13 Alberto Burri, Ital's physician/sculptor/painter), dies at 79
  • 1995-02-14 Alberto Burri, Italian physician/sculptor/painter, dies at 79
  • 1995-02-17 Thelma Hulbert, painter, dies at 81
  • 1995-03-05 Marguerite Kelsey, Engl painter/sculptor model (Haunting), dies at 86
  • 1995-03-21 Daan Wildschut, Dutch painter/author, dies at 81
  • 1995-07-19 Michael Andrews, painter, dies at 66
  • 1995-09-03 Mary Adshead, muralist/painter, dies at 91
  • 1995-09-13 Walter Goetz, illustrator cartoonist/painter, dies at 83
  • 1995-10-08 Frederick Harry Baines, painter, dies at 85
  • 1995-11-09 Thelma Hulbert, English house painter, dies at 81
  • 1996-01-18 Leonor Fini, Argentine artist, dies at 87
  • 1996-04-21 Rodney Meredith Thomas, architect/painter, dies at 93
  • 1996-06-10 Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter, dies at 89
  • 1996-07-31 Joan "Maudie" Warburton, painter, dies at 76
  • 1996-08-14 Uzo Egonu, painter/print maker, dies at 64
  • 1996-08-22 David Donaldson, painter, dies at 80
  • 1996-08-28 Phyllis Pearsall, painter/writer, dies at 89
  • 1997-01-13 William Mills, painter, dies at 74
  • 1997-02-21 Kenneth Rowntree, painter, dies at 81
  • 1997-03-15 Victor Vasarely, Hungarian painter (b. 1906)
  • 1997-11-13 William John Elwyn Davies, painter, dies at 80
  • 1999-01-28 Markey Robinson, Irish painter (b. 1918)
  • 1999-03-20 Patrick Heron, British abstract painter, dies at 79
  • 1999-10-04 Bernard Buffet, French painter (b. 1928)
  • 2000-06-09 Jacob Lawrence, American painter (b. 1917)
  • 2001-02-18 Balthus, Polish-born painter (b. 1908)
  • 2001-08-26 Louis Muhlstock, Canadian painter (b. 1904)
  • 2001-11-19 Marcelle Ferron, Quebec painter and stained glass artist (b. 1924)
  • 2002-03-12 Jean-Paul Riopelle, Quebec painter and sculptor (b. 1923)
  • 2002-11-23 Roberto Matta, Chilean painter (b. 1911)
  • 2002-12-09 Ian Hornak, American Painter, Draughtsman and Sculptor (b. 1944)
  • 2002-12-09 Stan Rice, American painter, educator, and poet (b. 1942)
  • 2003-01-14 Koloman Sokol, Slovak painter (b. 1902)
  • 2003-02-12 Vali Myers, Australian painter (b. 1930)
  • 2003-11-09 Gordon Onslow Ford, English painter (b. 1912)
  • 2004-12-16 Agnes Martin, Canadian-American abstract painter dies aged 92
  • 2005-01-01 Eugene J. Martin, American painter, artist (b. 1938)
  • 2005-01-02 Edo Murtić, Croatian painter (b. 1921)
  • 2005-01-14 Conroy Maddox, English painter (b. 1912)
  • 2005-06-06 Maya Kopitseva, Russian painter of the Leningrad school, dies at 81
  • 2005-06-14 Mimi Parent, Canadian painter (b. 1924)
  • 2005-08-01 Constant Nieuwenhuys, Dutch painter (b. 1920)
  • 2005-10-24 Mokarrameh Ghanbari, Iranian painter (b. 1928)
  • 2005-12-02 Nat Mayer Shapiro, American painter (b. 1919)
  • 2006-05-03 Karel Appel, Dutch painter (b. 1921)
  • 2006-09-01 Sir Kyffin Williams, Welsh landscape painter (b. 1918)
  • 2006-11-26 Mário Cesariny, Portuguese painter and writer (b. 1923)
  • 2007-02-04 Jules Olitski, Ukrainian-born American abstract painter and sculptor (b. 1922)
  • 2007-12-31 Michael Goldberg, American painter (b. 1924)
  • 2008-02-07 Leona Wood, American painter and dancer dies aged 86