Painters in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 1,023

  • 1626-01-25 John van de Cappelle, Dutch painter, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1679)
  • 1626-04-05 Jan van Kessel, Flemish painter, born in Antwerp (d. 1679)
  • 1627-08-02 Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter, born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 1628-01-10 Jan Theunisz Blanckerhoff [Jan Maet], Dutch painter, born in Alkmaar, Netherlands (d. 1669)
  • 1628-03-10 Constantine Huygens Jr, Dutch poet/painter/cartoonist
  • 1628-12-25 Noel Coypel, French painter
  • 1629-12-20 Pieter de Hoogh, Dutch Golden Age painter, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1684)
  • 1630-03-01 Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, baptized
  • 1630-06-10 Willem van Bemmel, Dutch painter and etcher, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1708)
  • 1630-08-27 Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter, born in Nootdorp, Netherlands (d. 1693)
  • 1631-04-08 Cornelis de Heem, Dutch painter, born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1695)
  • 1631-12-28 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist

Person of interestJan Vermeer

1632-10-31 Jan Vermeer [Johannes Vermeer], Dutch painter (Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Astronomer), born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1675)

Painter Jan Vermeer
Painter
Jan Vermeer
  • 1633-02-20 Jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher
  • 1633-12-18 Willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised
  • 1633-12-26 Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised
  • 1634-12-01 John-Erasmus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish painter
  • 1635-04-16 Frans van Mieris the Elder, Dutch painter, born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1681)
  • 1637-03-05 John van der Heyden, Dutch painter/inventor (fire extinguisher)
  • 1638-07-06 Gerrit Berckheyde, Dutch painter, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1698)
  • 1638-07-10 David Teniers III, Flemish painter, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1685)
  • 1638-10-31 Meindert Hobbema, Dutch landscape painter, baptised in Amsterdam (d. 1709)
  • 1640-06-21 Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1679)
  • 1644-04-17 Abraham Jansz Storck, Dutch painter, baptized in Amsterdam (d. 1708)
  • 1645-09-10 Romeyn de Hooghe, Dutch painter and goldsmith, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1708)
  • 1645-10-26 Aert de Gelder, Dutch painter (King David), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1727)
  • 1646-08-08 Godfrey Kneller, German-born painter (d. 1723)
  • 1648-04-07 Ferdinand van Kessel, Flemish painter
  • 1656-10-20 Nicolas de Largillière, French painter (d. 1746)
  • 1657-01-17 Pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized
  • 1657-10-04 Francesco Solimena, Italian painter, born in Canale di Serino, Avellino, Italy (d. 1747)
  • 1658-02-13 Jan B. Wellekens, Dutch poet and painter
  • 1659-01-21 Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect
  • 1659-07-20 Hyacinthe Rigaud, French painter, born in Perpignan, France (d. 1743)
  • 1660-03-28 Arnold Houbraken, Dutch painter and writer, born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1719)
  • 1660-04-24 Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter and engraver, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1704)
  • 1661-04-11 Antoine Coypel, French painter and poet, born in Paris (d. 1722)
  • 1662-05-12 Jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized
  • 1667-11-05 Christoph Ludwig Agricola, German landscape painter, born in Regensburg, Germany (d. 1719)
  • 1669-12-16 Arnold van Boonen, Dutch portrait painter
  • 1670-02-10 Norbert van Flowers, [Cephalus], Flemish painter
  • 1677-08-09 Jacob Campo Weyerman, Dutch painter and writer during Dutch Enlightenment, born in Charleroi, Belgium (d. 1747)
  • 1679-01-27 Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter
  • 1681-03-30 Pieter Snyers, Flemish painter/engraver
  • 1682-02-13 Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Italian Rococo painter of religious subjects and genre scenes (Fortune Teller), born in Venice (d. 1754)
  • 1682-04-15 John van Huysum, Dutch painter (flowers/fruit)
  • 1682-04-22 Willem Ignatius Kerricx, Flemish architect, sculptor and painter, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1745)
  • 1683-07-25 Pieter Langendijk, Dutch painter, etcher and playwright (Wiskunstenaars), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1756)
  • 1684-01-14 Jean-Baptiste Vanloo, French painter, born in Aix-en-Provence, France (d. 1745)
  • 1684-10-10 Jean-Antoine Watteau, French Rococo painter (fêtes galantes), born in Valenciennes, France (d. 1721)
  • 1685-03-17 Jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter
  • 1685-06-30 Dominikus Zimmermann, Bavarian Baroque architect and painter (Liebfrauenkirche), born in Gaispoint, Germany (d. 1766)
  • 1688-01-28 Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter
  • 1689-12-24 Frans van Mieris the Younger, Dutch painter & historian, born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1763)
  • 1690-01-22 Nicolas Lancret, French painter (d. 1743)
  • 1690-11-17 Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist
  • 1691-06-17 Giovanni Paolo Pannini, Italian painter and architect, born in Piacenza, Duchy of Parma, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1765)
  • 1691-12-10 Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter and cartoonist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1759)
  • 1696-01-05 Giuseppe Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect & painter, born in Parma, Italy (d. 1757)
  • 1696-03-05 Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Venetian Rococo painter (Isaac's Sacrifice)
  • 1696-10-08 Cornelis Troost, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love), born in Amsterdam (d. 1750)
  • 1697-10-18 Giovanni Canaletto, Italian painter (Regatta on the Grand Canal) and printmaker, born in Venice (d. 1768)
  • 1697-11-10 William Hogarth, English satiric painter and engraver (Rake's Progress), born in London (d. 1764)
  • 1699-11-02 Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1779)
  • 1701-11-05 Pietro Longhi, Venetian painter, born in Venice (d. 1785)
  • 1702-01-10 Johannes Zick, German fresco painter, born in Lachen, Germany (d. 1762)
  • 1702-07-31 Jean Denis Attiret, French Jesuit missionary and painter, born in Dole, France (d. 1768)
  • 1702-08-15 Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter and etcher, born in Pitigliano, Italy (d. 1788)
  • 1702-12-22 Jean-Étienne Liotard, Swiss-French painter, art connoisseur, and dealer (Madame d'Epinay), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1789)
  • 1703-09-29 François Boucher, French painter (d. 1770)
  • 1705-02-15 Charles-André Van Loo, French Rococo painter, born in Nice, France (d. 1765)
  • 1705-09-07 Matthäus Günther, German painter, born in Peissenberg, Germany (d. 1788)
  • 1708-01-25 Pompeo Batoni, Italian painter, born in Lucca, Italy (d. 1787)
  • 1711-04-02 Jan Punt, Dutch engraver, painter, illustrator and actor (Gideonschool), born in Amsterdam (d. 1779)
  • 1712-10-05 Francesco Guardi, Italian painter, born in Venice (d. 1793)
  • 1712-10-30 Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, German painter, born in Weimar, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1774)
  • 1713-10-13 Allan Ramsay, Scottish painter, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1784)
  • 1714-08-01 Richard Wilson, Welsh landscape painter, born in Penegoes, Montgomeryshire, Wales (d. 1782)
  • 1714-08-14 Claude-Joseph Vernet, French painter, born in Avignon, France (d. 1789)
  • 1716-06-18 Joseph-Marie Vien, French court painter, born in Montpellier, France (d. 1809)
  • 1718-04-24 Nathaniel Hone, Irish-born portrait and miniature painter, born in Dublin (d. 1784)
  • 1719-03-04 Aert Schouman, Dutch bird/portrait painter
  • 1720-08-17 Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)
  • 1722-11-30 Théodore Gardelle, Swiss painter and enameler, born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1761)
  • 1723-07-16 Joshua Reynolds, English portrait painter (Simplicity), born in Plympton, Devon, England (d. 1792)
  • 1724-08-25 George Stubbs, British animal painter (Horse Frightened by Lion), born in Liverpool (d. 1806)
  • 1724-11-21 Jan Ekels the Elder, Amsterdam painter and cartoonist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1781)
  • 1725-08-21 Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French painter, born in Tournus, France (d. 1805)
  • 1726-05-20 Francis Cotes, English painter (d. 1770)
  • 1726-10-16 Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish painter (d. 1801)
  • 1727-04-03 Philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter and engraver, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1801)
  • 1727-05-14 Thomas Gainsborough, English painter (Blue Boy), baptized
  • 1728-03-19 Pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter
  • 1728-03-22 Anton Raphael Mengs, German Bohemian painter and one of the precursors to Neoclassical painting, born in Ústí nad Labem, Bohemia (d. 1779)
  • 1729-01-05 Paulus Constantijn la Fargue, Dutch cartoonist & painter, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1782)
  • 1730-02-21 Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter
  • 1732-04-05 Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French painter (The Swing), born in Paris (d. 1806)
  • 1733-03-15 Johann Zoffany, German painter, baptized
  • 1735-05-08 Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, English painter, born in London (d. 1811)
  • 1737-08-10 Anton Losenko, Russian painter (d. 1773)

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 998

  • 1627-07-01 Nathaniel Bacon, English painter, dies at 41
  • 1629-08-21 Camillo Procaccini, Italian painter/etcher, dies
  • 1630-11-18 Esaias van der Velde, Dutch painter, buried
  • 1631-12-27 John Pijnas, Dutch painter, buried at about 47
  • 1632-08-20 Valentin de Boulogne, French painter, buried at 38
  • 1634-05-15 Hendrick Avercamp, Dutch painter (b. 1585)
  • 1638-03-19 Paul Moreelse, Dutch painter/master builder, dies at about 66
  • 1638-03-26 Palamedes "Stevens" Palamedesz, painter, dies at about 30
  • 1638-10-17 Gilles Claesz de Hondecoeter, Flemish (?) painter, buried at about 63
  • 1638-11-11 Cornelis Cornelisz, "of Haarlem", painter, dies at about 76
  • 1640-02-04 Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies
  • 1640-05-30 Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish Baroque painter, dies at 62
  • 1641-04-15 Domenichino, Italian painter, dies at 59
  • 1641-06-27 Michiel Janszoon van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter, dies at 74
  • 1641-12-09 Anthony van Dyck, Flemish painter, dies at 42
  • 1642-05-06 Frans Francken the Younger, Flemish painter, dies on 61st birthday
  • 1642-08-18 Guido Reni, Italian Baroque painter, dies at 66
  • 1643-09-16 Lucas Franchoys the Elder, Belgian painter, dies at 69
  • 1646-10-28 William Dobson, English portrait painter, dies at about 35 (b. 1610)
  • 1647-05-19 Sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies
  • 1648-05-23 Luis de Nain, painter, dies
  • 1649-06-30 Simon Vouet, French painter
  • 1649-07-29 David Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
  • 1649-10-16 Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried
  • 1650-08-19 Abraham de Verwer, painter, buried at about 55
  • 1651-01-13 Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver, dies at 86
  • 1651-08-27 Jacob A Backer, painter, dies at about 43
  • 1652-08-09 John Both, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 37
  • 1652-08-18 Benjamin G Cuyp, historical painter, dies at about 40
  • 1652-09-28 Jan Asselijn, Dutch landscape painter and etcher, dies at about 42
  • 1653-08-29 Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49
  • 1654-01-17 Paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried
  • 1654-10-12 Rembrandt Carel Fabritius, painter, is injured in the Delft Explosion and later dies of his injuries
  • 1655-04-30 Eustache Le Sueur, French painter (paintings of religious subjects), dies at 37
  • 1655-08-10 Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter, dies at 50
  • 1656-04-27 Gerard van Honthorst, Dutch painter, dies at 65
  • 1656-04-27 Jan van Goyen, Dutch landscape painter, dies at 60
  • 1657-02-10 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elizabethan painter, dies at 59
  • 1657-09-13 Jacob van Campen, painter/architect (Amsterdam Townhall), dies at 62
  • 1660-02-02 Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (Isaac blesses Jacob), dies at 45
  • 1660-02-18 Judith Leyster, Dutch painter, buried at 50
  • 1660-08-06 Diego Velázquez, Spanish painter (Las Meninas), dies at 61
  • 1660-10-14 Francesco Albana, Italian painter (Hemelopneming of Maria), dies at 72
  • 1660-12-03 Jacques Sarazin, French sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
  • 1661-01-01 Pieter Claesz, Dutch still-life painter, dies at ~63
  • 1661-10-30 Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter known for his still-lifes of fish and game pieces, dies at 74
  • 1662-04-20 Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies
  • 1662-06-30 Johannes C Verspronck, portrait painter, buried at about 64
  • 1664-04-04 Adam Willaerts, Dutch seascape painter, dies
  • 1664-08-27 Francisco Zurbarán, Spanish painter, dies at 65
  • 1665-05-31 Pieter J Saenredam, Dutch architectural painter, dies at 67
  • 1665-11-19 Nicholas Poussin, French painter, dies
  • 1666-01-18 Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
  • 1666-08-26 Frans Hals, Dutch painter (b. circa 1580)
  • 1666-09-01 French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86
  • 1667-06-07 Thomas de Keyser, Amsterdam master builder/painter, buried
  • 1667-09-03 Alonso Cano, Spanish painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 66
  • 1667-10-24 Gabriel Metsu, Dutch painter, buried
  • 1668-05-23 Philips Wouwerman, Haarlems painter, buried
  • 1669-01-27 Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter, dies at 87
  • 1669-05-16 Pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies
  • 1669-05-20 Joris van der Hagen, landscape painter, dies
  • 1669-10-18 Abraham Willaerts, Dutch painter (A Spanish three-decker at anchor off Naples), dies
  • 1672-05-05 Samuel Cooper, English painter (b. 1609)
  • 1672-07-04 Govert D Camphuysen, (court)painter, dies at about 48
  • 1673-03-15 Salvatore Rosa, Italian baroque painter, poet, musician and actor, dies at 57
  • 1673-03-28 Adam Pijnacker, Dutch landscape painter and etcher, buried at 51
  • 1673-11-27 Anthonie Palamedesz, painter, dies at about 72
  • 1674-03-06 Johann Paul Schor, German baroque painter, dies at 58
  • 1674-06-04 John Lievens, Dutch painter, etcher and wood carver, dies at 66
  • 1674-08-12 Philippe de Champaigne, French painter, dies at 72
  • 1674-10-22 Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, Dutch painter, dies at 53
  • 1674-11-04 Kano Tanjoe, Japanese painter (palaces, portraits), dies at 72
  • 1675-02-09 Gerrit Dou / Gerard Douw, Dutch painter (b. 1613)
  • 1675-05-27 Gaspard Dughet, French painter (b. 1613)
  • 1675-09-03 Pieter Boel, Flemish painter/etcher, dies

Person of interestJan Vermeer

1675-12-15 Jan Vermeer, Dutch painter (Girl with a Pearl Earring), dies at 43

Painter Jan Vermeer
Painter
Jan Vermeer
  • 1676-12-26 Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies
  • 1677-01-09 Aernout "Aert" van der Neer, cartoonist/landscape painter, dies at 73
  • 1677-08-28 Wallerant Vaillant, French painter and engraver, dies at 54
  • 1677-11-09 Aert van der Neer, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 73
  • 1678-10-18 Jacob Jordaens, Flemish baroque painter, dies at 85
  • 1678-11-07 Erasmus Quellinus II, Flemish painter and etcher, dies at 70
  • 1678-11-20 Charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56
  • 1679-02-03 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53
  • 1679-03-27 Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38
  • 1679-04-17 John van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53
  • 1679-06-15 Guillaume Courtois, French painter (b. 1628)
  • 1679-10-24 Barent Avercamp, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 66
  • 1679-12-26 John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53
  • 1680-08-24 Ferdinand Bulb, Dutch painter/etcher, buried

Person of interestGian Lorenzo Bernini

1680-11-28 Gian Lorenzo [Giovanni] Bernini, Italian baroque sculptor, painter and architect (St. Peter's Baldachin), dies at 81

Baroque Sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Baroque Sculptor
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  • 1681-03-12 Frans van Mieris the Elder, Dutch painter, dies at 45
  • 1681-12-08 Gerard Terborch, the Younger, Dutch painter/etcher, dies
  • 1682-03-14 Jacob I van Ruysdael, physician/landscape painter, dies at about 53
  • 1682-04-03 Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spanish Baroque painter (The Vision of St. Anthony ), dies at about 64
  • 1682-11-23 Claude Lorrain, French painter (b. 1604)
  • 1683-02-18 Nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Dutch landscape painter and etcher, dies at 62
  • 1684-01-05 Claude Audran II, French painter/engraver, dies at 44