Painters in History (Part 6)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,036

  • 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

Person of interestQi Baishi

1864-01-01 Qi Baishi, Chinese painter famous for whimsical and playful watercolor paintings, born in Xiangtan, China (d. 1957)

Painter Qi Baishi
Painter
Qi Baishi
  • 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)
  • 1865-02-22 Otto Modersohn, German painter
  • 1865-05-26 Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Finnish painter, born in Pori, Finland (d. 1931)
  • 1865-06-24 Robert Henri, American painter (The Eight) and leader of Ashcan school of painting, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1929)
  • 1865-06-26 Bernard Berenson, American art critic (Italian Painters of the Renaissance), born in Vilnius, Lithuania, Russian Empire (d. 1959)
  • 1865-10-22 Kristjan Raud, Estonian painter and one of the founders of the Estonian National Museum, born in Kirikuküla, Vinni Parish, Estonia (d. 1943)
  • 1865-10-27 Charles Spencelayh, English painter (Why War), born in Rochester, Kent (d. 1958)
  • 1865-12-28 Félix Vallotton, Swiss-French painter and writer (Chaste Suzanna), born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 1925)
  • 1866-01-09 Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher
  • 1866-05-10 Léon Bakst, Russian painter and scene and costume designer, born in Grodno, Belarus (d. 1924)
  • 1866-07-03 Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter, born in Stege, Møn, Denmark (d. 1906)
  • 1866-12-04 Wassily Kandinsky, Russian-French abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration), born in Moscow (d. 1944)
  • 1867-05-13 Frank Brangwyn, Wales, painter/muralist/cartoonist (Willam Morris)
  • 1867-07-25 Max Dauthendey, German painter and author (Ewige Hochzeit), born in Würzburg, Germany (d. 1918)
  • 1867-07-25 Alexander Rummler, American painter, born in Dubuque, Iowa (d. 1959)
  • 1867-08-07 Emil Nolde [Hansen], German painter and graphic artist, born in Nolde, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1956)
  • 1867-10-03 Pierre Bonnard, French painter and illustrator, born in Fontenay-aux-Roses, Hauts-de-Seine, France (d. 1947)
  • 1867-12-18 Antoon van Welie, Dutch painter
  • 1868-03-28 Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter and illustrator, born in Solothurn, Switzerland (d. 1961)
  • 1868-07-05 William Henry Singer, American painter and collector (Singer Museum, Laren), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1943)
  • 1868-07-28 George Morren, Flemish painter and sculptor, born in Antwerp (d. 1941)
  • 1868-09-15 Dirk Berend Nanninga, Dutch painter (d. 1954)
  • 1868-10-08 Max Slevogt, German painter, born in Landshut, Germany (d. 1932)
  • 1868-11-11 Édouard Vuillard, French painter and graphic artist, born in Cuiseaux, Saône-et-Loire, France (d. 1940)
  • 1868-12-04 Richard Nicolaas Roland Holst, Dutch artist and painter, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1938)
  • 1868-12-28 Marie van Regteren Altena, Dutch painter (Amsterdam's Joffers)
  • 1869-04-06 Louis Raemakers, Dutch draftsman/painter

Person of interestHenri Matisse

1869-12-31 Henri Matisse, French impressionist painter (Odalisque), born in Le Cateau-Cambresis, France (d. 1954)

Impressionist Painter Henri Matisse
Impressionist Painter
Henri Matisse
  • 1870-02-10 Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor/painter
  • 1870-02-18 William Laurel Harris, American mural painter, writer (d. 1924)
  • 1870-04-14 Victor Borisov-Musatov, Russian painter, born in Saratov, Russia (d. 1905)
  • 1870-07-21 Emil Orlik, Czech painter (d. 1932)
  • 1870-07-25 Maxfield Parrish, American painter and illustrator, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1966)
  • 1871-05-27 Georges Rouault, French expressionist painter (Miserere et Guerre), born in Paris (d. 1958)
  • 1871-07-17 Lyonel Feininger, German-American cartoonist and painter, born in NYC, New York (d. 1956)
  • 1871-07-18 Giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1958)
  • 1871-08-02 John French Sloan, American painter and etcher, born in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania (d. 1951)
  • 1871-12-13 Emily Carr, Canadian painter, born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (d. 1945)
  • 1872-01-24 Konstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (d. 1943)

Person of interestPiet Mondrian

1872-03-07 Piet Mondrian, Dutch abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1944)

Abstract Painter Piet Mondrian
Abstract Painter
Piet Mondrian
  • 1873-01-30 Georges Ricard-Cordingley, French painter, born in Lyon, France (d. 1939)
  • 1873-03-16 Hippoliet Daeye, Flemish painter (Sereniteit)
  • 1874-04-19 Firmin Baes, Flemish painter, born in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Belgium (d. 1943)
  • 1874-04-24 Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter and cartoonist (d. 1940)
  • 1874-05-01 Romaine Brooks [Beatrice Romaine Goddard], American painter, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1970)

Person of interestArnold Schoenberg

1874-09-13 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (2nd Quartet) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1874-10-09 Nicholas Roerich, Russian painter, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1947)
  • 1875-03-13 Lizzy Ansingh, Dutch painter (Caught Sultane), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1959)
  • 1875-07-15 Jean van den Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter
  • 1875-10-24 Konstantin Yuon, Russian painter, born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1958)
  • 1875-12-03 Max Meldrum, Scottish-Australian painter (founder of Australian Tonalism), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1955)
  • 1876-02-08 Paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter
  • 1876-02-21 Pyotr Konchalovsky, Russian painter (d. 1956)
  • 1876-04-04 Maurice de Vlaminck, Fauvist painter (Village in the Snow), born in Paris, France (d. 1958)
  • 1876-06-22 [Gwendolen] Gwen John, Welsh painter, born in Haverfordwest, Wales (d. 1939)
  • 1876-11-26 Bart van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1958)
  • 1877-01-02 Slava Raskaj, Croatian painter (d. 1906)
  • 1877-01-26 Kees van Dongen, Netherland, French painter
  • 1877-02-19 Else Berg, German born Dutch painter (Bergense School), born in Ratibor, German Empire (d. 1942)
  • 1877-02-19 Gabriele Münter, German painter (d. 1962)
  • 1877-06-03 Raoul Dufy, French Fauvist painter (Palm), born in Le Havre, France (d. 1953)
  • 1877-08-05 Tom Thomson, Canadian painter, born in Claremont, Ontario (d. 1917)
  • 1877-09-05 Albert Roelofs, Dutch painter and etcher, born in Schaarbeek, Brussels, Belgium (d. 1920)
  • 1878-01-04 Augustus John, Welsh painter (d. 1961)
  • 1878-02-23 Kazimir Malevich, Ukrainian painter and art theorist (d. 1935)
  • 1878-03-07 Boris Kustodiev, Russian painter (d. 1927)
  • 1878-04-21 Albert Weisgerber, German painter and graphic artist, born in Sankt Ingbert, Germany (d. 1915)
  • 1878-07-15 Willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter and graphic artist
  • 1878-11-01 Konrad Mägi, Estonian painter, born in Hellenurme Manor, Elva Parish, Governorate of Livonia (d. 1925)
  • 1878-11-14 Julie Manet, French painter, daughter of Berthe Morisot (d. 1966)
  • 1879-04-09 Gerald Kelly, British painter, born in London (d. 1972)
  • 1879-04-28 Edgard Tytgat, Flemish painter and etcher, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1954)
  • 1879-09-12 Fausto Agnelli, Swiss painter, born in Lugano, Switzerland (d. 1944)
  • 1879-11-07 Eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher and glass painter, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1975)
  • 1879-12-18 Paul Klee, Münchenbuchsee Switzerland, Swiss/German abstract painter (Twittering Machine)
  • 1880-02-08 Franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter)
  • 1880-03-21 Hans Hofmann, German/American painter (Search for the Real)
  • 1881-01-04 Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth)
  • 1881-02-04 Fernand Léger, French painter (d. 1955)
  • 1881-04-18 Max Weber, Polish-Russian-American painter, born in Białystok, Russian Empire (d. 1961)
  • 1881-04-21 Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter and caricaturist (Rocks of Oran), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1953)
  • 1881-06-03 Mikhail Larionov, Russian painter (d. 1964)
  • 1881-06-04 Natalia Goncharova, Russian avant-garde artist and painter, born in Nagaevo, Tula Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1962)
  • 1881-07-20 Leon de Smet, Flemish painter
  • 1881-08-23 Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter and graphic artist, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • 1881-10-13 George Bacovia [Vasiliu], Romanian poet and composer (Plumb), born in Bacău, Romania (d. 1957)
  • 1881-10-24 Paul Basilius Barth, Swiss painter and lithographer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1955)
  • 1881-12-17 Johannes CB "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter
  • 1881-12-31 Max Pechstein, German "entartet" painter and graphic artist (The Bridge), born in Zwickau, Germany (d. 1955)
  • 1882-01-06 Aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter, born in Białystok, Poland (d. 1949)
  • 1882-02-12 Walter Vaes, Flemish painter/etcher
  • 1882-04-29 Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman, Dutch artist (The Blue Barge) and resistance fighter, born in Leens, Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1945)
  • 1882-05-09 George Barker, American portrait and landscape painter, born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1965)

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Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 501 - 600 of 1,026

  • 1900-04-07 Frederick Edwin Church, American romantic landscape painter (Hudson River School), 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 McNeill Whistler, American-British painter (Whistler's Mother), dies at 69
  • 1903-08-23 Paul Gabriël, Dutch water colors painter and etcher, dies at 75

Person of interestCamille Pissarro

1903-11-13 Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean and French Impressionist painter, dies at 73

  • 1904-01-10 Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)
  • 1904-04-13 Vasily Vereshchagin, Russian painter (War & Peace), dies at 61
  • 1904-05-06 Franz von Lenbach, German painter, dies at 67
  • 1904-06-13 Nikiphoros Lytras, Greek painter (b. 1832)
  • 1904-11-22 Theophile E A de Bock, painter/etcher, dies
  • 1905-02-01 Oswald Aschenbach, German painter, dies at 77
  • 1905-02-09 Adolph Menzel, German painter and graphic artist, dies at 89
  • 1905-02-13 Konstantin Savitsky, Russian painter (Travellers in Auvergne), dies at 60
  • 1905-03-12 Rudolf von Alt, Austrian painter, dies at 92
  • 1905-04-04 Constantin Meunier, Belgian painter and sculptor, dies at 73
  • 1905-07-23 Jean-Jacques Henner, French painter, dies at 76
  • 1905-08-14 Simeon Solomon, English Pre-Raphaelite painter, dies at 64
  • 1905-11-08 Victor Borisov-Musatov, Russian painter, dies at 35
  • 1906-02-13 Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter, dies at 39
  • 1906-03-29 Slava Raskaj, Croatian painter (b. 1878)
  • 1906-07-15 William Painter, American inventor (crown cork bottle cap and opener), dies at 67
  • 1906-08-24 Alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies
  • 1906-10-05 Raja Ravi Varma, Indian painter, dies at 58

Person of interestPaul Cézanne

1906-10-22 Paul Cézanne, French artist and Post-Impressionist painter (The Basket of Apples), dies of pneumonia at 67

French Painter Paul Cézanne
French Painter
Paul Cézanne
  • 1906-11-22 Ernst Josephson, Swedish painter, dies at 55
  • 1907-01-08 Theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 57
  • 1907-11-28 Stanisław Wyspiański, Polish dramatist, poet, painter, and architect (b. 1869)
  • 1909-06-22 Edward John Gregory, British painter and engraver, dies at 59
  • 1909-12-04 Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter and graphic artist (Elle), dies at 60
  • 1910-04-01 Andreas Aschenbach, German painter/engraver, dies at 94
  • 1910-04-13 William Orchardson, British painter, dies at 78
  • 1910-04-14 Mikhail Vrubel, Russian painter (b. 1856)
  • 1910-05-16 Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53
  • 1910-07-24 Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (b. 1841)
  • 1910-09-02 Henri Rousseau, French post-impressionist painter (The Dream, The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope), dies of a blood clot at 66
  • 1910-09-07 William Holman Hunt, English painter (Light of the World), dies at 83
  • 1910-09-29 Winslow Homer, painter (Prout's Neck), dies
  • 1910-10-10 Willem Maris, painter (Hague School), dies at 66
  • 1911-08-12 Jozef Israels, painter, dies
  • 1911-12-11 Thomas Ball, American sculptor, painter and musician, dies at 92
  • 1912-06-25 Lawrence Alma Tadema, Dutch-British painter, dies at 76
  • 1913-10-05 Hans von Bartels, German painter (b. 1856)
  • 1914-02-06 Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter of peasant families (Laren School), dies at 69
  • 1914-09-25 Jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter, dies at 76
  • 1915-03-17 Walter Crane, English painter, cartoonist and illustrator (The Lady of Shalott), dies at 69
  • 1915-05-10 Albert Weisgerber, German painter and graphic artist, dies in battle at 37
  • 1915-07-10 Hendrik W Mesdag, painter (Panorama Mesdag), dies
  • 1916-03-04 Franz Marc, German painter/co-founder (Blaue Reiter), killed at 36
  • 1916-03-19 Vasily Surikov, Russian painter (b. 1848)
  • 1916-06-28 Ştefan Luchian, Romanian painter (b. 1868)
  • 1916-07-06 Odilon Redon [Bertrand-Jean Redon], French symbolist painter (b. 1840)
  • 1916-07-11 Rik Wouters, Belgian painter and sculptor (Doll Virgin), dies at 33
  • 1917-07-08 Tom Thomson, Canadian painter (b. 1877)
  • 1917-09-27 Edgar Degas, French impressionist painter, sculptor and artist (The Bellelli Family), dies at 83
  • 1918-02-06 Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55
  • 1918-07-29 Ernest William Christmas, Australian painter (b. 1863)
  • 1918-08-29 Max Dauthendey, German painter and author (Raubmenschen), dies at 51)
  • 1918-10-19 Joseph Lesage, French painter/etcher (WWI), dies at 34
  • 1918-10-31 Egon Schiele, Austrian painter and graphic artist, dies at 28
  • 1918-12-22 Albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author and painter, dies at 83
  • 1919-01-22 Carl Larsson, Swedish painter (Midwinter Sacrifice - Swedish National Museum of Fine Arts), dies at 65
  • 1919-07-26 Sir Edward Poynter, British painter (b. 1836)

Person of interestPierre Auguste Renoir

1919-12-03 Pierre Auguste Renoir, French Impressionist painter and sculptor (Bal du moulin de la Galette, Luncheon of the Boating Party), dies at 78

Painter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste Renoir
Painter & Sculptor
Pierre Auguste Renoir
  • 1920-01-25 Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor (Reclining Nude), dies at 35
  • 1920-03-03 Theodor Philipsen, Danish painter, dies at 79
  • 1920-07-05 Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor, dies at 63
  • 1920-08-22 Anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60
  • 1920-09-15 Raimundo Madrazo y Garreta, Spanish Realistic painter, dies at 79
  • 1920-12-31 Albert Roelofs, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 43
  • 1921-02-04 Xavier Mellery, Belgian painter and illustrator, dies at 75
  • 1921-09-07 Alfred William Rich, watercolor painter (b. 1856)
  • 1921-11-12 Fernand Khnopff, Belgian painter and sculptor, dies at 63
  • 1922-06-09 Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 56
  • 1922-09-05 Georgette Agutte, French painter (b. 1867)
  • 1922-09-08 Léon Bonnat, French painter, dies at 89
  • 1923-06-05 George H. Breitner, Dutch impressionist painter, dies at 65
  • 1924-05-25 Lyubov Popova, Russian avant-garde artist and painter, dies at 35
  • 1924-11-07 Hans Thoma, German painter, dies at 75
  • 1924-12-28 Léon Bakst, Russian painter and scene and costume designer, dis at 58
  • 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
  • 1925-08-15 Konrad Mägi, Estonian painter, dies at 46
  • 1925-11-02 Antonius J Derkinderen, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 65
  • 1925-11-27 Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor and painter, dies of tuberculosis at 40
  • 1925-12-29 Félix E Vallotton, Swiss painter/writer (Chaste Susanne), dies at 60
  • 1926-06-14 Mary Cassatt, American impressionist painter (Woman Bathing), dies at 82
  • 1926-06-23 Viktor Vasnetsov, Russian painter (b. 1848)
  • 1926-12-04 Ivana Kobilca, Slovenian-born painter (b. 1861)

Person of interestClaude Monet

1926-12-05 Claude Monet [Oscar-Claude], French impressionist painter (Water Lilies, Haystacks, Poplars), dies from lung cancer at 86

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
Impressionist Painter
Claude Monet
  • 1926-12-14 Theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism), dies at 64

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