Painters in History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 1,023

  • 1842-08-20 Juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1935)
  • 1842-08-24 Edouard J. A. Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1885)
  • 1842-08-28 Willem Linnig The Younger, Flemish painter and graphic artist, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1890)
  • 1843-10-26 Vasily Vereshchagin, Russian painter (War & Peace), born in Cherepovets, Russia (d. 1904)
  • 1843-10-30 Henri Regnault, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1871)
  • 1843-12-06 Albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter and etcher, born in Ghent, belgium (d. 1900)
  • 1844-02-18 Willem Maris, Dutch painter (Hague School)
  • 1844-05-21 Henri Rousseau, French post-impressionist painter (The Dream, The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope), born in Laval, France (d. 1910)
  • 1844-05-22 Mary Cassatt, American impressionist painter (Woman Bathing), born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania (d. 1926)
  • 1844-06-06 Konstantin Savitsky, Russian painter (Travellers in Auvergne), born in Taganrog, Russia (d. 1905)
  • 1844-06-10 Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter of peasant families (Laren School), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1914)
  • 1845-08-09 Xavier Mellery, Belgian painter and illustrator, born in Laken, Belgium (d. 1921)
  • 1845-08-15 Walter Crane, English painter, cartoonist and illustrator (The Lady of Shalott), born in Liverpool (d. 1915)
  • 1846-11-19 Emile Wauters, Belgian painter (Van der Goes in the Red Monastery), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1933)
  • 1847-07-20 Max Liebermann, German impressionist painter
  • 1848-01-24 Vasily Surikov, Russian painter (d. 1916)
  • 1848-04-29 Raja Ravi Varma, Indian painter, born in Kilimanoor, Travancore (d. 1906)
  • 1848-05-15 Viktor Vasnetsov, Russian painter (d. 1926)

Person of interestPaul Gauguin

1848-06-07 Paul Gauguin [Eugene Henri], French post-impressionist painter who worked in French Polynesia, born in Paris (d. 1903)

Painter and Sculptor Paul Gauguin
Painter and Sculptor
Paul Gauguin
  • 1848-08-10 William Harnett, Irish-American painter (Old Violin), born in Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland (d. 1892)
  • 1848-08-19 Gustave Caillebotte, French painter (Rue de Paris) and member of Impressionists, born in Paris (d. 1894)
  • 1848-10-03 Henry Lerolle, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1929)
  • 1848-12-15 Edwin Blashfield, American painter who decorated the dome of Library of Congress, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1936)
  • 1849-01-12 Jean Béraud, French painter (d. 1935)
  • 1849-02-17 Selwyn Image, English painter and designer (Arts and Crafts Movement), born in Bodiam Sussex (d. 1930)
  • 1849-04-06 John William Waterhouse, British painter (d. 1917)
  • 1849-06-02 Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter and graphic artist (La femme), born in Paris, France (d. 1909)
  • 1849-06-09 Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (d. 1927)
  • 1849-08-12 Abbott Handerson Thayer, painter/naturalist
  • 1850-01-05 Theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter & etcher, born in Ghent, Belgium
  • 1850-04-19 Edward John Gregory, British painter and engraver, born in Southampton, England (d. 1909)
  • 1850-05-24 Ernest Albert Waterlow, English water-color painter, born in London (d. 1919)
  • 1850-09-06 Louis Apol, Dutch painter, etcher and literary, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1936)
  • 1851-01-14 Théophile de Bock, Dutch painter, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1904)
  • 1851-04-16 Ernst Josephson, Swedish painter, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1906)
  • 1852-02-24 George A Moore, Irish painter/novelist (Esther Waters)
  • 1852-04-01 Edward Austin Abbey, American painter (Quest of the Holy Grail)
  • 1852-04-18 George Clausen, English painter, born in London (d. 1944)
  • 1853-01-11 Georgios Jakobides, Greek painter (d. 1926)
  • 1853-03-05 Howard Pyle, illustrator/painter/author (King Stork)
  • 1853-03-14 Ferdinand Hodler, Swiss painter, born in Bern, Switzerland (d. 1918)

Person of interestVincent van Gogh

1853-03-30 Vincent van Gogh, Dutch artist, painter and pioneer of Expressionism (The Potato Eaters, Irises), born in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands (d. 1890)

  • 1853-05-28 Carl Larsson, Swedish painter (Midwinter Sacrifice - Swedish National Museum of Fine Arts), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1919)
  • 1853-07-20 Geo[rge] Poggenbeek, Dutch water colors painter
  • 1854-02-24 Franz Courtens, Flemish painter (Golden Rain)
  • 1855-05-01 Cecilia Beaux, American portrait painter , born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1855-09-12 Jacobus of Looy, Dutch writer and painter (Death of My Cat), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1930)
  • 1856-01-12 John Singer Sargent, American painter (Wyndham Sisters), born in Florence, Italy (d. 1925)
  • 1856-03-04 Alfred William Rich, English painter (d. 1921)
  • 1856-03-17 Mikhail Vrubel, Russian painter (d. 1910)
  • 1856-05-20 Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter
  • 1856-12-25 Hans von Bartels, German painter (d. 1913)
  • 1857-01-14 Alice Pike Barney, American painter, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1931)
  • 1857-02-18 Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor
  • 1857-04-20 Charles Louis Philippe Zilcken, Dutch painter and author (HW Knife Day), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1930)
  • 1857-09-12 George H. Breitner, Dutch impressionist painter, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1923)
  • 1858-01-15 Giovanni Segantini, Italian painter, born in Arco, Italy (d. 1899)
  • 1858-01-27 Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Dutch/French/Belgian painter's model/writer
  • 1858-03-13 Maximilien Luce, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1941)
  • 1858-07-21 Lovis Corinth, German painter (d. 1925)
  • 1858-09-12 Fernand Khnopff, Belgian painter and sculptor, born in Grembergen, Dendermonde, Belgium (d. 1921)
  • 1858-11-11 Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian diarist and painter, born in Gavrontsi, Russian Empire (d. 1884)
  • 1858-12-20 Jan Toorop, Dutch-Indonesian painter (3 Brides), born in Purworejo Regency, Indonesia (d. 1928)
  • 1859-02-13 William Strang, Scottish painter/engraver

Person of interestGeorges Seurat

1859-12-02 Georges Seurat, French post-impressionist painter (A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of Grande Jatte), born in Paris, France (d. 1891)

Post-Impressionist Painter Georges Seurat
Post-Impressionist Painter
Georges Seurat
  • 1859-12-20 Antonius Derkinderen, Dutch painter & artist, born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 1925)
  • 1859-12-28 Gerard Brucken Fock, Dutch composer and painter, born in Koudekerke, Netherlands (d. 1935)
  • 1860-02-18 Anders Zorn, Swedish painter/etcher/sculptor (Gustavus Vasa)
  • 1860-02-25 Menso Kamerlingh Onnes, painter/water colors painter
  • 1860-04-13 James Ensor, Flemish painter and etcher (De lampenjongen), born in Ostend, Belgium (d. 1949)
  • 1860-05-31 Walter Sickert, Danish-English painter (The Miner), born in Munich (d. 1942)
  • 1860-07-24 Alphonse Mucha, Czech Nouveau painter and artist, born in Ivančice, Margraviate of Moravia, Austrian Empire (now Czech Republic) (d. 1939)
  • 1860-08-14 Ernest T. Seton, naturalist, painter and author (Buffalo Wind-1938), born in South Shields, Durham, England (d. 1946)
  • 1860-08-19 John Kane, Scottish-American primitivist painter (Self-Portrait), born in West Calder, Scotland (d. 1934)
  • 1860-08-28 Marianne Von Werefkin, Russian-German-Swiss Expressionist painter, born in Tula, Russia (d. 1938)
  • 1860-08-30 Isaac Levitan, Russian classical painter, born in Kybartai, Lithuania (d. 1900)

Person of interestGrandma Moses

1860-09-07 Grandma Moses [Anna Maria], American primitive painter (Old Oaken Bucket), born in Greenwich, New York (d. 1961)

Primitive Painter Grandma Moses
Primitive Painter
Grandma Moses
  • 1861-06-09 Floris H Verster, [van Wulverhorst], Dutch painter, cartoonist and etcher, born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1927)
  • 1861-10-29 Andrei Ryabushkin, Russian painter, born in Borisoglebsk Uyezd (d. 1904)
  • 1861-11-23 Konstantin Korovin, Russian painter (d. 1939)
  • 1861-11-30 Franz Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1932)
  • 1861-12-08 Aristide Maillol, French painter and sculptor (Seated Woman), born in Banyuls-sur-Mer, Roussillon, France (d. 1944)
  • 1861-12-16 Antonio de La Gandara, French painter (d. 1917)
  • 1861-12-20 Ivana Kobilca, Slovenian painter, born in Ljubljana, Slovenia (d. 1926)
  • 1862-01-17 John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher
  • 1862-05-19 Mikhail Nesterov, Russian painter (d. 1942)
  • 1862-07-14 Gustav Klimt, Austrian Art Nouveau painter
  • 1862-11-23 Theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism)
  • 1863-01-28 Ernst William Christmas, Australian painter (d. 1918)
  • 1863-02-23 Franz von Stuck, German painter (Der Krieg)
  • 1863-03-01 Alexander Golovin, Russian painter (d. 1930)
  • 1863-04-03 Henry Van de Velde, Flemish painter and architect (Art Nouveau), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1957)
  • 1863-04-26 Charles Haslewood Shannon, English lithographer and painter, born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire (d. 1937)
  • 1863-11-11 Paul Signac, French painter (developed the technique called pointillism with Georges Seurat), born in Paris (d. 1935)

Person of interestEdvard Munch

1863-12-12 Edvard Munch, Norwegian painter and print maker (The Scream), born in Ådalsbruk, Løten, Norway (d. 1944)

Painter and Print Maker Edvard Munch
Painter and Print Maker
Edvard Munch
  • 1863-12-22 Qi Baishi, Chinese painter, born in Xiangtan, China (d. 1957)
  • 1864-03-13 Alexej von Jawlensky, Russian painter, born in Torzhok, Russia (d. 1941)
  • 1864-05-18 Jan P Veth, Bayern, Dutch painter, etcher, lithographer and art historian
  • 1864-10-08 Ozias Leduc, Canadian painter, born in Saint-Hilaire-de-Rouville, Quebec (d. 1955)
  • 1864-11-24 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French painter (At the Moulin Rouge)

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Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 401 - 500 of 998

  • 1865-12-24 Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, British painter and writer (b. 1793)
  • 1866-06-18 Jacob Abels, Dutch painter, dies at 62
  • 1866-09-03 Konstantin Flavitsky, Russian painter (b. 1830)
  • 1867-01-14 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter (Valpincon Bather), dies at 86
  • 1867-12-22 Théodore Rousseau, French painter, dies at 55
  • 1868-07-24 George Cattermole, painter/illustrator, dies
  • 1868-12-25 Linus Yale Jr., American portrait painter and inventor (Yale cylinder lock), dies at 47
  • 1869-08-26 Henri Leys, Flemish painter, dies at 54
  • 1870-04-19 Andreas Schelfhout, painter/etcher/lithographer, dies at 83
  • 1870-11-28 Frédéric Bazille, French painter, dies at 28
  • 1870-12-28 Peter van Schendel, Dutch-Belgian painter (Monsieur Chandelle), dies at 64
  • 1871-02-20 Paul Kane, Irish-Canadian painter, dies at 60
  • 1871-02-26 Sophia Hawthorne, American writer, painter and illustator, dies at 61
  • 1872-03-08 Cornelius Krieghoff, Dutch-Canadian painter, dies at 56
  • 1872-05-24 Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, German painter and designer who figured importantly in the German Nazarene movement, dies at 78
  • 1872-11-05 Thomas Sully, American portrait painter (Queen Victoria), dies at 89
  • 1873-03-25 Wilhelm Marstrand, Danish painter (b. 1810)
  • 1873-08-04 Viktor Hartmann, Russian architect and painter, dies at 39
  • 1873-10-02 Cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies
  • 1874-08-27 Johan George Schwartze, painter, dies
  • 1875-01-20 Jean-François Millet, French painter (b. 1814)
  • 1875-02-22 Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, French painter, dies at 78
  • 1875-10-12 Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, French sculptor and painter (b. 1827)
  • 1877-01-09 Alexander Brullov, Russia painter (b. 1799)
  • 1877-08-12 James Drummond, Scottish historical painter, (b. 1816)
  • 1877-12-31 Gustave Courbet, French realist painter (Demoiselles the la Seine), dies at 58
  • 1878-02-19 Charles-François Daubigny, French painter of the Barbizon school, dies at 61
  • 1878-04-23 Friedrich Preller, landscape painter, dies
  • 1878-12-25 Anna Claypoole Peale, American painter of miniatures, dies
  • 1879-02-11 Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies
  • 1879-03-30 Thomas Couture, French painter/author, dies at 63
  • 1879-07-17 Maurycy Gottlieb, Ukrainian painter (b. 1856)
  • 1879-08-03 Joseph Severn, English painter (b. 1793)
  • 1880-01-04 Anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies at 50
  • 1880-04-23 Raden Saleh [Raden Saleh Sjarif Boestaman], Indonesian romantic painter, dies at about 69
  • 1880-06-04 Eugen Adam, painter, dies
  • 1880-06-05 Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52
  • 1881-05-24 Samuel Palmer, British landscape painter, dies at 76
  • 1882-01-20 John Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies
  • 1882-04-09 Dante Gabriel Rossetti, English Pre-Raphaelite poet and painter, dies at 53
  • 1882-05-29 Vasily Perov, Russian painter (b. 1833)
  • 1882-06-03 Christian Wilberg, German painter, dies at 42

Person of interestEdouard Manet

1883-04-30 Édouard Manet, French impressionist painter (Olympia, The Luncheon on the Grass) dies at 51

Impressionist painter Edouard Manet
Impressionist painter
Edouard Manet
  • 1883-05-23 Cyprian Norwid, Polish painter, poet and playwright (Wanda), dies at 61
  • 1884-10-03 Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Geur), dies at 44
  • 1885-06-16 Wilhelm Camphausen, German painter (b. 1818)
  • 1885-08-20 Edouard J. A. Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market), dies at 42
  • 1886-01-18 Baldassare Verazzi, Italian painter (b. 1819)
  • 1886-11-22 William Bliss Baker, American painter (b. 1859)
  • 1887-01-01 Johan Hendrik Koelman, Dutch portrait painter, dies at 66
  • 1887-01-14 Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83
  • 1887-03-24 Ivan Kramskoi, Russian painter and art critic, dies at 49
  • 1887-07-16 Nicaise de Keyser, Flemish painter (Battle at Woeringen), dies at 73
  • 1887-11-20 Louis Gallait, Belgian historical painter (Egmont & Receiver), dies at 77
  • 1888-02-05 Anton Mauve, Dutch realist painter and cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49
  • 1888-07-20 Henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter, dies at 48
  • 1889-01-23 Alexandre Cabanel, French painter (Birth of Venus), dies at 65
  • 1889-12-06 Jozef Neuhuys [Joseph Hendrikus Neuhuys], Dutch painter, dies at 48
  • 1890-02-22 Carl Heinrich Bloch, Danish painter (b. 1834)

Person of interestVincent van Gogh

1890-07-29 Vincent van Gogh, Dutch painter (Sunflowers), dies 2 days after shooting himself at 37

  • 1890-09-03 Willem Linnig The Younger, Flemish painter and graphic artist, dies at 48
  • 1890-10-23 Charles Verlat, Flemish painter, dies at 65
  • 1891-01-31 Ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75
  • 1891-02-09 Johan B Jongkind, Dutch/French painter (Winter View), dies at 71

Person of interestGeorges Seurat

1891-03-29 Georges Seurat, French post-impressionist painter (Pointillism), dies at 31

Post-Impressionist Painter Georges Seurat
Post-Impressionist Painter
Georges Seurat
  • 1891-07-31 Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French-Belgian glass painter, dies at 77
  • 1892-05-16 Théodore-Joseph Canneel, Flemish painter, dies at 74
  • 1892-10-29 William Harnett, Irish-American painter (Old Cupboard Door), dies at 44
  • 1893-01-16 Johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74
  • 1893-10-06 Ford Madox Brown, British painter, dies at 72
  • 1894-02-21 Gustave Caillebotte, French painter (Rue de Paris) and member of Impressionists, dies at 45
  • 1894-03-12 Illarion Pryanishnikov, Russian painter (b. 1840)
  • 1894-08-03 George Inness, American landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap), dies at 69
  • 1895-03-02 Berthe MP Morisot, French painter/aquarelliste, dies at 54
  • 1895-05-24 Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter (landscape paintings), dies at 73
  • 1895-09-14 Alfred Verwee, Flemish painter, dies at 57
  • 1896-08-13 John Everett Millais, English painter (Order of Release), dies at 67
  • 1897-05-12 Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter and lithographer, dies at 75
  • 1897-10-08 Alexei Savrasov, Russian painter, dies at 67
  • 1898-04-18 Gustave Moureau, French illustrator, dies at 72
  • 1898-06-17 Edward Burne-Jones, English Pre-Raphaelite painter and designer, dies at 64
  • 1898-08-08 Eugène Boudin, French painter (beach scenes), dies at 74
  • 1898-10-24 Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, French painter, dies at 73
  • 1899-01-29 Alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter, dies at 59
  • 1899-05-25 Marie-Rosalie "Rosa" Bonheur, French painter, dies at 68
  • 1899-09-28 Giovanni Segantini, Italian painter (Become his fare), dies
  • 1900-03-16 Frederic William Burton, Irish painter, dies at 83
  • 1900-04-07 Frederick Edwin Church, American romantic landscape painter (Hudson River Sch), dies at 73
  • 1900-04-20 Alexandre Falguière, French sculptor and painter, dies at 68
  • 1900-05-05 Ivan Aivazovsky, Russian painter (b. 1817)
  • 1900-08-04 Isaac Levitan, Russian classical painter, dies at 39
  • 1900-10-14 Albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter and etcher, dies at 56
  • 1901-01-16 Arnold Böcklin, Swiss painter (b. 1827)
  • 1901-09-09 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French painter, dies at 36
  • 1902-08-01 Ludwig Beckmann, painter, dies
  • 1902-08-08 James Tissot, French painter and illustrator, dies at 65
  • 1903-01-04 Geo[rge J H] Poggenbeek, Dutch surrealist painter, dies at 49
  • 1903-03-14 Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch, Dutch landscape painter, dies at 88

Person of interestPaul Gauguin

1903-05-08 Paul Gauguin [Eugene Henri], French painter who worked in French Polynesia, dies at 54

Painter and Sculptor Paul Gauguin
Painter and Sculptor
Paul Gauguin
  • 1903-07-17 James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American-British painter (Whistler's Mother), dies at 69