Painters in History

Historical Events

  • 1544-11-10 Flemish painter Jan Matsys banished from Antwerp for religious beliefs
  • 1594-04-15 Fleming Pieter Stevens appointed royal painter of Rudolf II (Prague)
  • 1597-02-24 Flemish painter Frederick of Valckenborch becomes porter of Frankfurt-on-Main

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1653-12-29 Dutch painter Jan Vermeer becomes a member of the Guild of Saint Luke for painters in Delft

Painter Jan Vermeer
Painter
Jan Vermeer

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1656-07-26 Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn declares he is insolvent

  • 1660-01-01 Academia de Bellas Artes is founded in Seville with painter Bartolomé Esteban Murillo its first president

Battle of InterestThe Third of May 1808

1808-05-03 Day depicted by Spanish painter Goya in his "The Third of May", painted 1814

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The Third of May 1808, by Francisco de Goya
The Third of May 1808, by Francisco de Goya
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

1886-02-13 Painter Thomas Eakins resigns from Philadelphia Academy of Art after controversial over use of male nudes in a coed art class

Painter Thomas Eakins
Painter
Thomas Eakins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1888-12-23 Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear with a razor, after argument with fellow painter Paul Gauguin, and sends to a prostitute for safe keeping

Painter Vincent van Gogh
Painter
Vincent van Gogh
Painter and Sculptor Paul Gauguin
Painter and Sculptor
Paul Gauguin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1891-04-01 French painter Paul Gauguin leaves Marseille for Tahiti

Painter and Sculptor Paul Gauguin
Painter and Sculptor
Paul Gauguin

BeatificationPapal Visit

1970-11-27 Pope Paul VI wounded in chest during a visit to Philippines by a dagger-wielding Bolivian painter disguised as a priest

Pope Paul VI
Pope
Paul VI

Person of InterestThe Scream

1994-02-12 "The Scream" by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch (1893 pastel version) is stolen in Oslo

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The Scream, pastel on cardboard by Edvard Munch
The Scream, pastel on cardboard by Edvard Munch
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

2007-12-20 The painting Portrait of Suzanne Bloch (1904), by the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, was stolen from the São Paulo Museum of Art, along with O Lavrador de Café, by the major Brazilian modernist painter Candido Portinari.

Painter Pablo Picasso
Painter
Pablo Picasso

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2012-05-02 A pastel version of "The Scream", by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch sells at auction for $119,922,500

Painter and Print Maker Edvard Munch
Painter and Print Maker
Edvard Munch
  • 2018-09-30 Chinese-French painter Zao Wou-Ki's work "Juin-Octobre 1985" sells for $65 million in Hong Kong, in one of the most expensive art auctions ever in Asia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2020-02-20 New Bank of England £20 note with painter JMW Turner released, replacing earlier one with economist Adam Smith

Romantic Painter J. M. W. Turner
Romantic Painter
J. M. W. Turner
Economist and Philosopher Adam Smith
Economist and Philosopher
Adam Smith

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 1,036

  • 1036-12-19 Su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher
  • 1401-12-21 Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter, born in San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy (d. 1428)
  • 1445-03-01 Sandro Botticelli, Florentine Renaissance painter (Birth of Venus), probable date of birth
  • 1449-01-11 Domenico Ghirlandajo, Italian renaissance painter

Person of interestLeonardo da Vinci

1452-04-15 Leonardo da Vinci, Italian painter, sculptor, scientist and visionary, born in Vinci, Florence, Italy (d. 1519)

Painter, Scientist and Visionary Leonardo da Vinci
Painter, Scientist and Visionary
Leonardo da Vinci
  • 1471-05-21 Albrecht Durer, Nornberg Germany, Renaissance painter/print maker
  • 1472-03-28 Fra Bartolommeo, Florentine Renaissance painter (The Last Judgement), born in Florence (d. 1517)
  • 1474-10-13 Mariotto Albertinelli, Italian painter, born in Florence (d. 1515)

Person of interestMichelangelo

1475-03-06 Michelangelo, Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance (David, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel), born in Caprese, Tuscany (d. 1564)

Sculptor and Painter Michelangelo
Sculptor and Painter
Michelangelo
  • 1476-08-29 Kanō Motonobu, Japanese painter (Kanō school of painting), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • 1481-03-07 Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter, born in Siena, Italy (d. 1536)
  • 1483-03-28 Raphael Sanzio, Italian painter and master builder (Madonna Sistina School of Athens), born in Urbino, (d. 1520) Gregorian calendar date

Person of interestRaphael

1483-04-06 Raphael Sanzio, Italian painter and master builder (Madonna Sistina, School of Athens), born in Urbino (d. 1520) Julian calendar date

Painter and Architect Raphael
Painter and Architect
Raphael
  • 1486-07-14 Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter (Recollets)
  • 1494-03-01 Il Bacchiacca [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter
  • 1494-05-25 Jacopo da Pontormo [Carucci], Italian painter (Sepulture of Christ), born in Pontormo, Italy (d. 1557)
  • 1495-08-01 Jan van Scorel, Dutch painter and architect, born in Schoorl, Netherlands (d. 1562)
  • 1502-08-04 Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter and carpet designer
  • 1503-11-17 Il Bronzino, Florentine painter (Eleanor de Toledo & her Son)
  • 1511-07-30 Giorgio Vasari, Italian painter and art historian (Vasari's Lives), born in Arezzo, Republic of Florence (d. 1574)
  • 1515-10-04 Lucas Cranach the Younger, German painter, born in Wittenberg, Germany (d. 1586)
  • 1518-09-29 Tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter and notable exponent of the Renaissance school, born in Venice, Republic of Venice (d. 1594)
  • 1527-11-18 Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter and sculptor, born in Moneglia, Republic of Genoa (d. 1585)
  • 1529-09-01 Taddeo Zuccari, Italian painter
  • 1535-05-31 Alessandro Allori, Italian painter and carpet designer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1607)
  • 1538-04-26 Gian Paolo Lomazzo, Italian painter and poet (Trattato), born in Milan (d. 1600)
  • 1539-04-17 Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter (Strasbourg astronomical clock), born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland (d. 1584)
  • 1543-02-16 Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590)
  • 1548-03-18 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet
  • 1552-08-24 Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1614)
  • 1555-04-21 Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1619)
  • 1559-09-12 Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Italian painter and architect, born in Tuscany, Italy (d. 1613)
  • 1560-11-03 Annibale Carracci, Italian painter, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1609)
  • 1564-12-24 Abraham Bloemaert, Dutch painter & printmaker, born in Gorinchem (d. 1651)
  • 1567-05-01 Michiel Janszoon van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter, born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1641)
  • 1571-09-29 Caravaggio [Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio], Italian painter, (Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy), born in Milan [d. 1610] [date disputed]
  • 1574-01-23 Lucas Franchoys the Elder, Belgian painter, born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1643)
  • 1575-11-04 Guido Reni, Italian Baroque painter, born in Bologna, Papal States (d. 1642)
  • 1576-05-17 Ferdinand van Apshoven the Older, Flemish painter, baptized in Antwerp
  • 1577-06-28 Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish Baroque painter (Circumcision), born in Siegen (d. 1640)
  • 1577-10-17 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)
  • 1578-03-17 Francesco Albana, Italian painter (Mary's Ascension)
  • 1578-03-18 Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, baptized
  • 1578-08-17 Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660)
  • 1579-11-11 Frans Snyders, Flemish painter of animals, born in Antwerp, Spanish Netherlands (d. 1657)
  • 1581-05-06 Frans Francken the Younger, Flemish painter, born in Antwerp (d. 1642)
  • 1581-10-21 Domenico Zampieri, Italian painter (d. 1641)
  • 1584-11-18 Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter, born in Antwerp (d. 1669)
  • 1585-01-27 Hendrick Avercamp, Dutch painter (d. 1634)
  • 1587-01-16 Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter known for his still lifes of fish and game pieces, born in Antwerp (d. 1661)
  • 1590-11-04 Gerard van Honthorst, Dutch painter, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1656)
  • 1591-01-12 José Ribera/Jusepe de Ribera, Spanish painter and printmaker, nicknamed Lo Spagnoletto (d. 1652)
  • 1593-03-19 Georges de la Tour, French painter
  • 1593-07-08 Artemisia Gentileschi, Italian baroque painter, born in Rome (d. 1653)
  • 1594-06-15 Nicolas Poussin, French painter, born near Les Andelys, France (d. 1665)
  • 1595-02-02 Jacob van Campen, painter/architect (New Church, Amsterdam)
  • 1596-01-13 Jan van Goyen, Dutch landscape painter, born in Leiden (d. 1656)
  • 1596-05-09 Abraham van Diepenbeeck, Dutch painter, baptized in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 1675)
  • 1597-06-09 Pieter Jansz Saenredam, Dutch architecture painter, born in Assendelft
  • 1597-07-31 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elzassisch painter, baptized
  • 1598-05-23 Claude Mellan, French engraver, cartoonist and painter, born in Abbeville, France (d. 1688)
  • 1598-11-07 Francisco Zurbarán, Spanish painter, born in Fuente de Cantos, Spain (d. 1664)

Person of interestGian Lorenzo Bernini

1598-12-07 Gian Lorenzo [Giovanni] Bernini, Italian baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy), painter and architect, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1680)

Baroque Sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Baroque Sculptor
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  • 1599-01-12 Adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter
  • 1599-03-22 Anthony Van Dyck, Flemish painter (Charles I of England), born in Antwerp, Spanish Netherlands (d. 1641)
  • 1599-06-06 Diego Velázquez, Spanish painter (Las Meninas), baptized in Sevilla, Spain (d. 1660)
  • 1601-01-31 Pieter de Bloot, Dutch landscape painter
  • 1601-03-19 Alonzo Cano, Spanish painter/sculptor (Cathedral Granada)
  • 1602-03-04 Kanō Tan'yū [Kanō Morinobu], Japanese painter (palaces, portraits), born in Kyōto, Japan (d. 1674)
  • 1602-05-26 Philippe de Champaigne, French painter, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1674)
  • 1605-04-08 Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter, born in Brussels (d. 1655)
  • 1606-05-06 Lorenzo Lippi [Perlone Zipoli], Italian poet and painter, born in Florence (d. 1664)

Person of interestRembrandt van Rijn

1606-07-15 Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch painter (Night Watch), born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1669)

  • 1607-10-24 John Lievens, Dutch painter, etcher and wood carver, born in Leiden, Dutch Republic (d. 1674)
  • 1607-11-19 Erasmus Quellinus II, Flemish painter and etcher, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1678)
  • 1609-07-28 Judith Leyster, Dutch painter, born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, baptism date (d. 1660)
  • 1609-08-29 Sassoferrato [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna), born in Sassoferrato, Marche, Italy (d. 1685)
  • 1610-03-04 William Dobson, English portraitist and painter (d. 1646)
  • 1610-03-19 Hasegawa Tohaku, Japanese painter
  • 1610-12-15 David Teniers the Younger, Flemish court painter (Theatrum Pictorium), born in Antwerp (d. 1690)
  • 1613-04-07 Gerard Dou, Dutch painter (Night School) (d. 1675)
  • 1614-02-23 Jacob Colijn(s), Dutch coat of arms painter
  • 1615-01-25 Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (Isaac blesses Jacob), born in Kleve, Germany (d. 1660)
  • 1615-06-20 Salvatore Rosa, Italian baroque painter, poet, musician and actor, born in Arenella, Italy (d. 1673)
  • 1615-06-27 Johann Paul Schor, German Baroque painter, born in Innsbruck, Austria (d. 1674)
  • 1617-11-19 Eustache Le Sueur, French painter (paintings of religious subjects), born in Paris (d. 1655)
  • 1619-02-24 Charles Le Brun, French classical painter who helped establish the French Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture, born in Paris (d. 1690)
  • 1619-05-24 Philips Wouwerman, Dutch painter, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1668)
  • 1619-08-15 Hubertus Quellinus, Flemish cartoonist and painter, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1687)
  • 1619-11-03 Willem Kalf, Dutch painter (still lifes), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1693)
  • 1619-11-15 Philips Koninck, Dutch landscape painter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1688)
  • 1620-05-23 Pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized in Antwerp
  • 1620-10-01 Nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Dutch landscape painter and etcher, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1683)
  • 1620-10-20 Aelbert Cuyp, Dutch painter (d. 1691)
  • 1621-08-19 Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, Dutch painter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1674)
  • 1622-02-13 Adam Pijnacker, Dutch landscape painter and etcher, baptized
  • 1622-02-27 Rembrandt Carel Fabritius, Dutch painter
  • 1622-11-30 Thomas of Apshoven, Flemish painter, born in Antwerp
  • 1623-05-30 Wallerant Vaillant, French painter and engraver, born in Lille, France (d. 1677)
  • 1625-11-20 Paulus Potter, Dutch painter, born in Enkhuizen, Dutch Republic (d. 1654)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

1653-04-05 Dutch painter Jan Vermeer marries Catharina Bolenes in Schipluiden

Painter Jan Vermeer
Painter
Jan Vermeer

LoveWedding of Interest

1842-07-09 American writer "The Scarlett Letter" Nathaniel Hawthorne (38) marries painter and illustrator Sophia Peabody (33) in the Peabody's home, Boston

LoveWedding of Interest

1863-10-28 Painter Edouard Manet (31) weds Suzanne Leenhoff (34)

Impressionist painter Edouard Manet
Impressionist painter
Edouard Manet

LoveWedding of Interest

1870-03-28 Impressionist Painter Claude Monet (29) weds model Camille Doncieux in Paris

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
Impressionist Painter
Claude Monet

LoveWedding of Interest

1871-06-14 Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro (40) weds Julie Vellay in London

LoveWedding of Interest

1884-01-19 Painter Thomas Eakins (39) weds painter and photographer Susan Macdowell (32) in a Quaker ceremony

Painter Thomas Eakins
Painter
Thomas Eakins

LoveWedding of Interest

1886-04-28 Painter Paul Cézanne (47) weds Marie-Hortense Fiquet (36)

French Painter Paul Cézanne
French Painter
Paul Cézanne

LoveWedding of Interest

1887-11-09 Anna Mary Robertson (27), later to become painter known as Grandma Moses, weds Thomas Salmon Moses in New York

Primitive Painter Grandma Moses
Primitive Painter
Grandma Moses

LoveWedding of Interest

1890-04-14 Painter Pierre Auguste Renoir (49) weds Aline Victorine Charigot

Painter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste Renoir
Painter & Sculptor
Pierre Auguste Renoir

LoveWedding of Interest

1892-01-11 Painter Paul Gauguin marries Teha'amana, a 13-year-old Tahitian girl

Painter and Sculptor Paul Gauguin
Painter and Sculptor
Paul Gauguin

LoveWedding of Interest

1898-01-10 Painter Henri Matisse (28) weds Amélie Noellie Parayre

Impressionist Painter Henri Matisse
Impressionist Painter
Henri Matisse

LoveWedding of Interest

1927-06-08 Painter Marcel Duchamp (39) weds Lydie Sarazin-Lavassor

Painter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp
Painter and Sculptor
Marcel Duchamp

LoveWedding of Interest

1929-08-21 Painter Diego Rivera (42) weds fellow artist Frida Kahlo (22)

Painter Frida Kahlo
Painter
Frida Kahlo
Painter Diego Rivera
Painter
Diego Rivera

LoveWedding of Interest

1934-01-30 Painter Salvador Dali (30) weds Gala Dali (39) in a civil ceremony in Paris

Painter Salvador Dali
Painter
Salvador Dali

LoveWedding of Interest

1940-12-07 Mexican painters Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo remarry in San Francisco (divorced 1939)

Painter Diego Rivera
Painter
Diego Rivera
Painter Frida Kahlo
Painter
Frida Kahlo

LoveWedding of Interest

1945-10-25 Painter Jackson Pollock (33) weds painter Lee Krasner (27)

  • 1954-01-16 Painter Marcel Duchamp (66) weds Alexina "Tweeny" Matisse (48) in New York City
  • 1961-10-14 Howard Allen Frances (Anne) O'Brien (20) best-selling author (The Vampire Chronicles) marries poet and painter Stan Rice (21)

LoveWedding of Interest

1970-06-29 Medical researcher Jonas Salk (55) weds painter and author Françoise Gilot (48) in Paris

Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk
Medical Researcher and Virologist
Jonas Salk
  • 1973-07-06 "The Avengers" actress Diana Rigg (35) weds Israeli painter Menachen Gueffen (43)
  • 2010-08-28 "Pretty Little Liars" actor Chad Lowe (42) weds film producer Kim Painter at Terranea Resort in Los Angeles
  • 2014-04-11 Actor and painter Titus Welliver (53) weds former model Jose Stemkens at Saddle Peak Lodge in Calabasas, California

Famous Divorces

  • 2000-05-25 Television producer and director Mark Tinker (49) divorces actress and painter Kristin Harmon (54) after 12 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 1,026

  • 1101-07-28 Su Tung-p'o, Chinese poet, essayist, painter and calligrapher, dies at 64
  • 1336-01-08 Giotto di Bondone, Italian Proto-Renaissance painter (Scrovegni Chapel), dies at about 71
  • 1426-09-18 Hubert [Huybrecht] van Eyck, Flemish painter, brother of Jan van Eyck (The Ghent Altarpiece), dies
  • 1441-07-09 Jan van Eyck, Flemish painter (The Ghent Altarpiece), dies
  • 1444-04-26 Robert Campin, first great master of Flemish and Early Netherlandish painting, dies at ~65
  • 1455-02-18 Fra Angelico, Italian monk and early Renaissance painter (San Marco friary) , dies at about 59
  • 1464-06-18 Rogier van der Weyden, Flemish painter, dies at 65
  • 1475-05-06 Dieric Bouts, Dutch painter, dies at about 64
  • 1488-10-07 Andrea del Verrochio, sculptor/painter/goldsmith, dies at about 52
  • 1491-02-02 Martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40
  • 1492-10-12 Piero della Francesca, Italian painter
  • 1494-08-11 Hans Memling [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies
  • 1494-11-08 Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56
  • 1496-07-08 Benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies
  • 1497-07-22 Francesco Botticini, Italian painter, dies at about 52
  • 1504-04-18 Filippino Lippi, Italian renaissance painter, dies at ~52
  • 1506-08-08 Sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86
  • 1506-09-13 Andrea Mantegna, Italian painter
  • 1507-02-23 Gentile Bellini, Venetian painter (Sultan Mohammed II), dies at about 78 (burial date)
  • 1510-05-17 Sandro Botticelli, Florentine Renaissance painter (Birth of Venus), dies at about 65
  • 1510-10-25 Il Giorgione [Giorgio del Castelfranco], Italian painter, dies at 32
  • 1515-11-05 Mariotto Albertinelli, Italian painter, dies at 41
  • 1516-08-09 Jeroen Bosch, painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66

Person of interestLeonardo da Vinci

1519-05-02 Leonardo da Vinci, Italian painter, sculptor, scientist and visionary, dies at 67

Painter, Scientist and Visionary Leonardo da Vinci
Painter, Scientist and Visionary
Leonardo da Vinci
  • 1519-11-30 Michael Wolgemut, German painter (Weltchronik), dies at about 85
  • 1523-08-13 Gerard David, Flemish painter
  • 1524-10-15 Joachim Patinir, Flemish landscape painter, dies at about 45
  • 1528-04-06 Albrecht Durer, German painter and graphic artist, dies in Germany at 56
  • 1528-07-30 Jacopo d'antonio Negreti Palma, Italian painter, dies at about 48
  • 1530-09-29 Andrea del Sato [d'Agnolo di Franceszo], Italian painter, dies at 44
  • 1531-01-22 Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter, dies at 44
  • 1534-03-05 Antonio da Correggio, Italian painter (b. 1489)
  • 1536-01-06 Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter, dies at 54
  • 1537-01-12 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
  • 1538-02-12 Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57
  • 1540-08-24 Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
  • 1541-01-06 Bernard van Orley, Flemish royal painter of Hungary, dies at about 52
  • 1546-11-01 Giulio Romano, Italian painter/architect (Ondergang der Titanen), dies
  • 1547-06-21 Sebastiano del Piombo, Italian painter (b. 1485)
  • 1547-10-19 Pierino del Vaga, Italian painter, dies at about 46
  • 1550-12-06 Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48
  • 1551-05-18 Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 65
  • 1553-10-16 Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81
  • 1553-10-19 Bonifazio Veronese/Veneziano [de' Pitati], Italian painter, dies
  • 1557-01-02 Pontormo, Italian painter (Sepulture of Christ), dies at 62
  • 1557-10-05 Il Bacchiacca [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter, dies at 63
  • 1562-12-06 Jan van Scorel, Dutch painter and architect, dies at 67

Person of interestMichelangelo

1564-02-18 Michelangelo, Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance (David, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel), dies at 88

Sculptor and Painter Michelangelo
Sculptor and Painter
Michelangelo
  • 1566-09-02 Taddeo Zuccari, Italian painter, dies at 37
  • 1568-06-05 Willem Key, painter, dies at about 47
  • 1569-09-05 Pieter Bruegel, South Netherlands painter, dies at about 44
  • 1570-10-01 Frans Floris, Flemish painter (b. 1520)
  • 1574-06-27 Giorgio Vasari, Italian painter and art historian (Vasari's Lives), dies at 62
  • 1574-10-01 Maarten van Heemskerck, Dutch painter (Christ), dies at 76
  • 1575-06-02 Pieter Aertsen [Long Worm], painter, dies at about 65
  • 1576-08-27 Titian [Tiziano Vecelli], Italian painter, dies of plague
  • 1578-02-05 Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies
  • 1579-12-21 Vicente Masip, Spanish painter
  • 1583-10-30 Pirro Ligorio, Italian architect/painter/archaeologist, dies at 83
  • 1584-01-04 Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter (Strasbourg astronomical clock), dies at 44
  • 1584-01-30 Pieter Jansz Pourbus, Flemish painter, dies
  • 1585-10-06 Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter and sculptor, dies at 57
  • 1586-01-25 Lucas Cranach the Younger, German painter, dies at 70
  • 1588-04-19 Paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies
  • 1588-08-08 Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter
  • 1590-10-12 Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (b. 1543)
  • 1592-02-13 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
  • 1592-03-10 Michiel Coxcie, Flemish (court) painter and carpet designer, dies
  • 1593-07-11 Giuseppe Arcimboldo, 1st surrealist painter, dies (birth date unkn)
  • 1594-05-31 Tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter and notable exponent of the Renaissance school, dies at 75
  • 1595-01-05 Ercole Procaccini, Italian painter, dies
  • 1596-05-27 Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
  • 1597-02-02 Lucas van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 61
  • 1600-02-13 Gian Paolo Lomazzo, Italian painter and poet (Trattato), dies at 61
  • 1603-12-04 Maarten de Vos, Flemish painter, dies at about 71
  • 1606-09-02 Carel van Mander, Flemish painter/art historian, dies at 58
  • 1607-09-22 Alessandro Allori, Italian painter and carpet designer, dies at 72
  • 1608-10-26 Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies
  • 1609-07-15 Annibale Carracci, Italian painter, dies at 48
  • 1609-07-20 Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
  • 1610-07-18 Caravaggio [Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio], Italian painter, (Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy), dies at 38
  • 1610-12-11 Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, buried at 32
  • 1611-04-01 Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72
  • 1612-01-27 Maarten van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 77
  • 1614-08-11 Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter, dies at 61
  • 1615-03-04 Hans von Aachen, German painter, dies
  • 1616-08-08 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
  • 1617-01-01 Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch artist & engraver, dies at ~58
  • 1617-10-02 Isaac Oliver, miniature painter, dies
  • 1619-01-07 Nicholas Hilliard, English painter of miniature portraits, dies at about 71
  • 1619-03-13 Richard Burbage, English Shakespearean actor and painter, dies at about 52
  • 1619-04-16 Denijs Calvaert/Caluwaert [Dionisio Fiamingo], Flemish painter, dies
  • 1619-11-13 Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter, dies at 64
  • 1620-06-16 Carlo Saraceni [Carlo Veniziano], Italian painter (Judith), dies
  • 1621-04-01 Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (b. 1577)
  • 1624-02-21 Dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28
  • 1624-09-23 Willem Pietersz Buytewech, painter/etcher, dies at about 32
  • 1625-01-13 Pieter Bruegel "the Older", (Bloemenbruegel), Flemish painter, dies
  • 1625-11-14 Giulio C Procaccini, Italian sculptor/painter, dies
  • 1626-12-15 Adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70

Famous Painters