Lithographers in History

Famous Birthdays

  • 1758-08-14 Carle Vernet, French painter and lithographer, born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1836)
  • 1764-05-20 J Gottfried Schadow, German sculptor/cartoonist/lithographer
  • 1787-02-16 Andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer
  • 1803-03-22 Anthonie Waldrop, Dutch painter/lithographer
  • 1810-05-28 Alexandre Calamo, Swiss painter, etcher and lithographer (d. 1864)
  • 1813-03-27 Nathaniel Currier, American lithographer (Currier & Ives), born in Roxbury, Massachusetts (d. 1888)
  • 1822-03-10 Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter and lithographer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1897)
  • 1824-03-05 James Merritt Ives, American lithographer and businessman (Currier and Ives), born in NYC, New York (d. 1895)
  • 1825-03-17 Rodolphe Bresdin, French cartoonist/lithographer (Le Bon Samaritain)
  • 1831-07-09 Johan Philip van der Kellen, Dutch stamp cutter, lithographer and writer, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1906)
  • 1852-10-23 Jean-Louis Forain, French etcher/lithographer
  • 1863-04-26 Charles Haslewood Shannon, English lithographer and painter, born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire (d. 1937)
  • 1864-05-18 Jan P Veth, Bayern, Dutch painter, etcher, lithographer and art historian
  • 1864-11-28 Carel Adolph Lion Cachet, Dutch lithographer and wood carver, born in Amsterdam (d. 1945)
  • 1881-10-24 Paul Basilius Barth, Swiss painter and lithographer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1955)
  • 1884-05-28 Theo van Reijn, Dutch sculptor and lithographer, born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • 1885-10-15 Dirk Filarski, Dutch painter and lithographer (Bergense School), born in Amsterdam (d. 1964)
  • 1887-05-30 Alexander Archipenko, Ukrainian-American sculptor and lithographer, born in Kyiv, Russian Empire (d. 1964)
  • 1893-09-01 Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japans/American painter/etcher/lithographer
  • 1897-11-14 John Steuart Curry, American painter/lithographer (Baptism in Kansas)
  • 1918-03-07 June Wayne, artist/lithographer/teacher
  • 1927-03-10 Paul Wunderlich, German lithographer/painter/sculptor

Famous Deaths

  • 1836-11-27 Carle Vernet, French painter and lithographer, dies at 78
  • 1839-06-02 Wijnand Nuijen, Dutch romantic painter and lithographer (Wrecked), dies at 26
  • 1864-03-17 Alexandre Calamo, Swiss painter, etcher and lithographer, dies at 53
  • 1870-04-19 Andreas Schelfhout, painter/etcher/lithographer, dies at 83
  • 1875-04-30 Jean Frederic Waldeck, French explorer, lithographer, and cartographer (b. 1766)
  • 1888-11-20 Nathaniel Currier, American lithographer (Currier & Ives), dies at 75
  • 1895-01-03 James Merritt Ives, American lithographer and businessman (Currier and Ives), dies at 70
  • 1897-05-12 Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter and lithographer, dies at 75
  • 1906-06-06 Johan Philip van der Kellen, Dutch stamp cutter, lithographer and writer, dies at 74
  • 1906-06-07 Johan P. Van de Kellen, stamp cutter/lithographer, dies at 74
  • 1925-07-01 Jan P Veth, Dutch painter/lithographer/art historian, dies at 61
  • 1925-08-01 John Pieter Veth, painter/lithographer/etcher/writer, dies at 61
  • 1937-03-18 Charles Haslewood Shannon, English lithographer and painter, dies at 73
  • 1945-05-22 Carel Adolph Lion Cachet, Dutch lithographer and wood carver, dies at 80
  • 1955-04-25 Paul Basilius Barth, Swiss painter and lithographer, dies at 73
  • 1964-02-28 Dirk Filarski, Dutch painter and lithographer (Bergen School), dies at 78se