Painters in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


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Birthdays 201 - 300 of 1,036

  • 1737-08-10 Anton Losenko, Russian painter (d. 1773)
  • 1738-07-03 John Singleton Copley, American painter of portraits and historical objects, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1815)
  • 1738-10-10 Benjamin West, Anglo-American painter (Death of General Wolfe), born in Springfield, Province of Pennsylvania (d. 1820)
  • 1741-04-15 Charles Willson Peale, American painter remembered for portraits of leading American Revolution figures (George Washington), born in Chester, Province of Maryland (d. 1827)
  • 1741-10-30 Angelica Kauffmann, Swiss Neoclassical painter, born in Chur, League of God's House (now Switzerland) (d. 1807)
  • 1742-11-05 Richard Cosway, English portrait painter, born in Tiverton, England (d. 1821)
  • 1744-03-13 David Allan, Scottish painter, born in Alloa, Scotland (d. 1796)
  • 1744-10-27 Mary Moser, English painter (Flowers Still Life), born in London (d. 1819)
  • 1746-03-30 Francisco Jose de Goya, Fuendetodos Spain, painter/etcher (Naked Maja)
  • 1747-04-23 Abbé Alexandre-Auguste Robineau, French composer and painter, born in Paris (d. 1828)
  • 1748-07-31 Isaac Ouwater, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist
  • 1748-08-30 Jacques-Louis David, French Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat), born in Paris (d. 1825)
  • 1749-01-13 Friedrich Müller, painter and dramatist (d. 1825)
  • 1751-09-13 Henry Kobell, Dutch painter and cartoonist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1779)
  • 1754-05-10 Asmus Jakob Carstens, painter
  • 1754-05-23 Andrea Appiani, Italian royal painter (Napoleon), born in Milan (d. 1817)
  • 1755-02-11 Albert Christoph Dies, German painter, engraver and biographer of Josef Haydn, born in Hanover (d. 1822)
  • 1755-04-16 Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1842)
  • 1755-08-04 Nicolas-Jacque Conte, French painter and inventor (modern pencil), born in Aunou-sur-Orne, France (d. 1805)
  • 1755-12-03 Gilbert Stuart, American portrait painter (unfinished portrait of George Washington), born in Saunderstown, Rhode Island (d. 1828)
  • 1756-03-04 Sir Henry Raeburn, Scottish painter (d. 1823)
  • 1756-06-06 John Trumbull, American painter (Declaration of Independence), born in Lebanon, Connecticut (d. 1843)
  • 1756-07-14 Thomas Rowlandson, English painter/cartoonist/etcher
  • 1757-07-24 Vladimir Borovikovsky [Vоlоdymyr Borovyk], Russian painter, born in Myrhorod (now Ukraine) (d. 1825)
  • 1758-04-04 John Hoppner, English portrait painter, born in Whitechapel, London (d. 1810)
  • 1758-04-04 Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, French Romantic painter and draughtsman - allegorical paintings and portraits, born in Cluny, Saône-et-Loire (d. 1823)
  • 1758-08-14 Carle Vernet, French painter and lithographer, born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1836)
  • 1759-06-02 Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1793)
  • 1761-05-16 John Opie, English painter, born in Trevellas, Cornwall (d. 1807)
  • 1769-04-13 Thomas Lawrence, English portrait painter, born in Bristol, England (d. 1830)
  • 1771-02-28 French Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter
  • 1773-01-05 Pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter & drawer, born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1839)
  • 1773-02-22 Matthijs I van Bree, Flemish (court)painter
  • 1774-02-17 Raphaelle Peale, American painter (After the Rain, 1823), born in Annapolis, Maryland (d. 1825)

Person of interestJ. M. W. Turner

1775-04-23 J. M. W. Turner, English landscape painter (Shipwreck, Rain, Steam and Speed), born in Covent Garden, London (d. 1851)

Romantic Painter J. M. W. Turner
Romantic Painter
J. M. W. Turner
  • 1776-06-11 John Constable, English landscape painter (Hay Wain), born in East Bergholt, Suffolk, England (d. 1837)
  • 1776-08-15 Gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten), born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1812)
  • 1777-03-09 Aleksander Orłowski, Polish painter, cartoonist and graphic artist, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1832)
  • 1777-07-23 Philipp Otto Runge, German Romantic painter, born in Wolgast, West Pomerania (d. 1810)
  • 1778-02-22 Rembrandt Peale, American portrait and historical painter (Margaret Irvine Miller ,1805; Court of Death, 1820), and museum keeper (Baltimore), born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania (d. 1860)
  • 1779-02-20 Augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington
  • 1779-11-04 Jan Willem Pieneman, Dutch historical painter (Battle at Waterloo), born in Abcoude, Dutch Republic (d. 1853)
  • 1779-11-05 Washington Allston, American painter (pioneer of America's Romantic movement of landscape painting) and author, born in Georgetown, South Carolina (d. 1843)
  • 1780-08-29 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter (Valpincon Bather), born in Montauban, France (d. 1867)
  • 1781-03-13 Karl Friedrich Schinkel, German architect, city planner and painter (Altes Museum, Neue Wache), born in Neuruppin, Margraviate of Brandenburg (d. 1841)
  • 1782-03-24 Orest Kiprensky, Russian painter (d. 1836)
  • 1782-05-28 Wouter Johannes van Troostwijk, Dutch painter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1810)
  • 1783-02-21 Fyodor Petrovich Tolstoy, Russian painter (VP: Imperial Academy of Arts 1828-68), born in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1873)
  • 1783-04-29 David Cox, English painter (Treatise on landscape painting), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1856)
  • 1783-06-19 Thomas Sully, American portrait painter (Queen Victoria), born in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England (d. 1872)
  • 1783-09-17 Samuel Prout, British water color painter, born in Plymouth, England (d. 1852)
  • 1785-04-01 J H Ferdinand Olivier, German painter

Person of interestJohn James Audubon

1785-04-26 John James Audubon, American ornithologist and painter (The Birds of America), born in Les Cayes, Haiti (d. 1851)

Ornithologist John James Audubon
Ornithologist
John James Audubon
  • 1785-10-31 George F Kersting, German painter, born in Güstrow, Germany (d. 1847)
  • 1785-11-18 David Wilkie, British painter, born in Pitlessie Fife, Scotland (d. 1841)
  • 1786-01-26 Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times)
  • 1787-02-16 Andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer
  • 1787-03-10 William Etty, English painter (nudes)
  • 1787-09-18 Johann David Passavant, German historian, painter and graphic artist, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1861)
  • 1788-04-05 Franz Pforr, German painter and cartoonist (Lukasbund), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1812)
  • 1788-09-06 Friedrich Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari), born in Berlin (d. 1862)
  • 1789-01-03 Carl Gustav Carus, German physiologist & painter, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1869)
  • 1789-06-30 Horace Vernet, French painter of battles and Orientalist subjects, born in Paris (d. 1863)
  • 1789-07-19 John Martin, English painter and engraver, born in Haydon Bridge, Northumberland, England (d. 1854)
  • 1790-03-14 Ludwig Emil Grimm, German painter and engraver, born in Hanau, Germany (d. 1863)
  • 1791-04-23 Friedrich von Olivier, German landscape painter, born in Dessau, Germany (d. 1859)
  • 1791-04-24 Nikolaj Bestuzhev, Russian Navy officer, writer and painter (Decembrist revolt), born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1855)

Person of interestSamuel Morse

1791-04-27 Samuel Morse, American inventor (telegraph, Morse code) and painter, born in Charlestown, Massachusetts (d. 1872)

Inventor Samuel Morse
Inventor
Samuel Morse
  • 1791-09-26 Théodore Géricault, French painter (The Raft of the Medusa), born in Rouen, Normandy, France (d. 1824)
  • 1792-02-12 Ferdinand de Braekeleer, Belgian painter
  • 1792-12-20 Nicolas Charlet, French painter, born in Paris, France (d. 1845)
  • 1793-11-16 Francis Danby, Irish painter, born in County Wexford, Ireland (d. 1861)
  • 1794-03-26 Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, German painter and designer who figured importantly in the German Nazarene movement, born in Leipzig, Saxony (d. 1872)
  • 1794-05-13 Louis-Leopold Robert, French painter (d. 1835)
  • 1795-02-10 Ary Scheffer, Dutch painter/etcher/sculptor
  • 1795-11-09 Walter Geikie, Scottish painter, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1837)
  • 1795-11-26 Carl Philipp Fohr, German painter and cartoonist, born in Heidelberg, Germany (d. 1818)
  • 1796-07-16 Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1875)
  • 1796-07-26 George Catlin, American author and painter (American Indian scenes), born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (d. 1872)
  • 1797-07-17 Hippolyte Delaroche, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1856)
  • 1798-04-19 Heinrich Maria von Hess, German historical painter, born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 1863)
  • 1798-04-26 Eugène Delacroix, French painter and etcher (Journal), born in Charenton-Saint-Maurice, Île-de-France, France (d. 1863)
  • 1798-09-25 Henri Scheffer, Dutch painter, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1862)
  • 1798-11-29 Alexander Brullov, Russian painter (d. 1877)
  • 1799-12-12 Karl Briullov, Russian painter, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1852)
  • 1801-02-01 Thomas Cole, American romantic landscape painter (Hudson River School)
  • 1802-12-27 Thomas Fearnley, Norwegian landscape painter
  • 1803-03-22 Anthonie Waldrop, Dutch painter and lithographer
  • 1803-04-14 Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1887)
  • 1803-09-01 Jacobus T Abels, Dutch painter
  • 1805-01-27 Samuel Palmer, painter/etcher (Valley of Vision), born in London, England
  • 1805-08-18 Josef Danhauser, Austrian painter (Mutterliebe), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1845)
  • 1806-01-25 Daniel Maclise, Irish painter, born in Cork, Republic of Ireland (d. 1870)
  • 1806-04-21 Peter van Schendel, Dutch-Belgian painter (Monsieur Chandelle), born in Terheijden, Netherlands (d. 1870)
  • 1807-05-04 Thomas Duncan, Scottish painter, born in Kinclaven, Perthshire, Scotland (d. 1845)
  • 1808-02-05 Carl Spitzweg, German painter (d. 1885)
  • 1808-02-26 Honoré Daumier, French painter, illustrator, and sculptor (d. 1879)
  • 1809-09-21 Sophia Hawthorne, American writer, painter and illustrator, born in Salem, Massachusetts (d. 1871)
  • 1810-05-09 Louis Gallait, Belgian historical painter (Egmont & Receiver), born in Tournai, Hainaut, Belgium (d. 1887)
  • 1810-05-28 Alexandre Calamo, Swiss painter, etcher and lithographer (d. 1864)

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 300 of 1,026

  • 1684-01-05 Claude Audran II, French painter/engraver, dies at 44
  • 1684-01-15 Caspar Netscher, Dutch portrait painter, dies at about 48
  • 1684-04-18 Gonzales Coques, Flemish painter, dies at 69
  • 1684-05-23 Adriaen Backer, Amsterdams painter buried at about 48
  • 1685-02-11 David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46
  • 1685-05-02 Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried
  • 1685-08-08 Sassoferrato [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna), dies at 75
  • 1686-02-24 Ferdinando Tacca, Italian painter/son of Pietro Tacca, dies at 66
  • 1686-06-25 Simon Ushakov, Russian painter (b. 1626)
  • 1687-06-12 Jurriaen van Streeck, Dutch still life painter, buried
  • 1688-03-09 Claude Mellan, French engraver, cartoonist and painter, dies at 89
  • 1688-10-04 Philips Koninck, Dutch landscape painter, dies at 68
  • 1690-02-22 Charles Le Brun, French classical painter who helped establish the French Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture, dies at 70
  • 1690-04-25 David Teniers the Younger, Flemish painter (Pictorium), dies at 79
  • 1690-07-23 Richard Gibson, English painter of portrait miniatures and a court dwarf, dies at around 75
  • 1691-04-03 Jean Petitot, Swiss enamel painter (b. 1608)
  • 1691-11-14 Tosa Mitsuoki, Japanese painter (b. 1617)
  • 1691-11-15 Albert Cuyp, landscape painter, buried at 71
  • 1693-07-31 Willem Calf, Rotterdams still life painter, dies at 73
  • 1693-07-31 Willem Kalf, Dutch painter (still lifes), dies at 73
  • 1693-12-13 Willem Van de Velde, Dutch the Old, seascape painter, dies at about 82
  • 1694-04-03 Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, buried at 64
  • 1695-04-03 Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58
  • 1695-05-17 Cornelis de Heem, Dutch painter, dies
  • 1697-11-02 Constantine Huygens Jr., Dutch Poet, painter and cartoonist, dies at 69 (burial date)
  • 1698-06-10 Gerrit Berckheyde, Dutch painter, dies at 59
  • 1699-05-12 Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (b. 1626)
  • 1700-07-02 Lambert Doomer, painter/cartoonist, dies at about 77
  • 1702-03-08 John de Baen, portrait painter/etcher, buried at 69
  • 1703-05-03 Eglon van de Down, still-life painter, dies
  • 1704-10-01 Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter and engraver, dies at 44
  • 1706-11-16 Godfried Schalcken, Dutch painter, etcher and engraver, dies at about 63
  • 1707-04-06 Willem Van de Velde, the Young, Dutch seascape painter, dies at 73
  • 1707-12-24 Noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78
  • 1708-06-15 Romeyn de Hooghe, Dutch painter and goldsmith, buried at 62
  • 1708-11-07 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76
  • 1708-12-20 Willem van Bemmel, Dutch painter and etcher, dies at 78
  • 1711-07-28 Gerard Lairesse, Dutch painter, buried at 69
  • 1712-03-28 Jan van der Heyden, Dutch painter and inventor (fire hose; street lighting), dies at 75
  • 1715-03-11 Jan-Erasmus Quellinus, Flemish painter, dies at 80
  • 1716-06-02 Ogata Korin, Japanese painter
  • 1716-12-13 Charles de La Fosse, French painter (b. 1640)
  • 1717-04-05 Jean Jouvenet, French painter (b. 1647)
  • 1719-08-08 Christoph Ludwig Agricola, German landscape painter, dies at 51
  • 1719-09-19 Jan Weenix, Dutch painter, buried
  • 1719-10-14 Arnold Houbraken, Dutch painter and writer, dies at 59
  • 1720-03-06 Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63
  • 1721-07-18 Jean-Antoine Watteau, French Rococo painter (fêtes galantes), dies at 36
  • 1722-01-07 Antoine Coypel, French painter and poet, dies at 60
  • 1722-11-12 Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch painter/engraver/architect, dies at 63
  • 1723-11-07 Godfrey Kneller, English painter (74-77), dies
  • 1726-05-14 John B Wellekens, poet/painter (Wedding Guests), dies
  • 1727-08-27 Aert de Gelder, Dutch painter (King David), dies at 81
  • 1729-10-02 Arnold Boonen, portrait painter, dies at 60
  • 1734-05-04 James Thornhill, English painter
  • 1734-12-14 Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter & cartoonist, dies at 44
  • 1743-09-14 Nicolas Lancret, French painter (b. 1690)
  • 1743-12-27 Hyacinthe Rigaud, French painter, dies at 84
  • 1745-01-04 Willem Ignatius Kerricx, Flemish architect, sculptor and painter, dies at 62
  • 1746-03-20 Nicolas de Largillière, French painter (b. 1656)
  • 1747-03-09 Jacob Campo Weyerman, Dutch painter and writer active during the Dutch Enlightenment, dies at 69
  • 1747-04-03 Francesco Solimena, Italian painter, dies at 89
  • 1747-07-16 Giuseppe Maria Crespi, painter/etcher, dies
  • 1749-02-08 Jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66
  • 1749-06-13 Jan F van Bloemen [Orizonte], Flemish painter, dies at 87
  • 1750-03-07 Cornelis Troost, Dutch portrait painter (Beslikte Zwaentje), dies at 52
  • 1750-08-12 Rachel Ruysch, royal painter of sovereign Johan von de Pfalz, dies
  • 1752-05-04 Pieter Snyers, Flemish painter/engraver, dies at 71
  • 1754-04-28 Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Italian Rococo painter of religious subjects and genre scenes (Fortune Teller), dies at 72
  • 1754-11-12 Jacob de Wit, Amsterdam painter/decorater, dies at 58
  • 1756-07-09 Pieter Langendijk, Dutch painter, etcher and playwright (Wiskunstenaars), dies at 72
  • 1759-09-28 Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter and cartoonist, dies at 67
  • 1761-04-04 Théodore Gardelle, Swiss painter and enameler, dies at 38
  • 1762-03-04 Johannes Zick, German fresco painter (b. 1702)
  • 1763-10-22 French van Mieris "the Young", painter/historian, dies at 73
  • 1764-10-26 William Hogarth, English satiric painter and engraver (Rake's Progress), dies at 66
  • 1765-07-15 Charles-André Van Loo, French Rococo painter, dies at 60
  • 1765-10-21 Giovanni Paolo Pannini, Italian painter and architect, dies at 73
  • 1766-11-16 Dominikus Zimmermann, Bavarian Baroque architect and painter (Liebfrauenkirche), dies at 81
  • 1768-04-19 Giovanni Antonio Canal [Canaletto], Italian painter and printmaker (Rialto), dies at 70
  • 1768-12-08 Jean Denis Attiret, French Jesuit missionary and painter, dies at 66
  • 1770-03-27 Giovanni B Tiepolo, Italian painter (Banquet of Cleopatra), dies at 73
  • 1770-05-30 François Boucher, French painter (b. 1703)
  • 1770-07-16 Francis Cotes, English painter (b. 1726)
  • 1772-11-11 John Mauritius Quinkhard, portrait painter, dies at 84
  • 1773-01-04 Anton Losenko, Russian painter (b. 1737)
  • 1774-04-23 Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, German painter, dies at 61
  • 1778-01-04 Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57
  • 1779-06-29 Anton Raphael Mengs, German Bohemian painter and one of the precursors to Neoclassical painting, dies at 51
  • 1779-08-03 Henry Kobell, Dutch painter and cartoonist, dies at 27
  • 1779-12-06 Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, French painter, dies at 80
  • 1779-12-18 Jan Punt, Dutch engraver, painter, illustrator and actor (Gideonschool), dies at 68
  • 1780-11-17 Bernardo Bellotto, Italian painter (b. 1720)
  • 1781-11-22 Jan Ekels the Elder, Amsterdam painter and cartoonist, dies at 57
  • 1782-05-15 Richard Wilson, Welsh landscape painter, dies at 67
  • 1784-08-10 Allan Ramsay, Scottish painter, dies at 70
  • 1784-08-14 Nathaniel Hone, Irish-born portrait and miniature painter, dies at 66
  • 1784-12-25 Yosa Buson, Japanese painter (b. 1716)
  • 1785-05-08 Pietro Longhi, Venetian painter, dies at 83
  • 1786-04-23 Alexander Cozens, English water colors painter, dies at about 68

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