Painters in History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,036

  • 1882-05-13 Georges Braque, French cubist painter and sculptor (My bicycle) who helped develop Cubism with Pablo Picasso, born in Argenteuil, Val-d'Oise (d. 1963)
  • 1882-06-21 Rockwell Kent, American artist, painter and illustrator (Canterbury Tales), born in Tarrytown, New York (d. 1971)
  • 1882-07-22 Edward Hopper, American painter (Nighthawks, House by the Railroad), born in Upper Nyack, New York (d. 1967)
  • 1882-08-02 Rik Wouters, Belgian painter and sculptor (Virgin Doll), born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1916)
  • 1882-08-05 Joe English, Flemish Irish painter (designed WWI gravestones), born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 1918)
  • 1882-10-03 A. Y. Jackson, Canadian painter (Group of Seven), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1974)
  • 1882-11-18 Wyndham Lewis, English author (Tarr, Apes of God) and co-founder of the Vorticist movement in art, born in Amherst, Nova Scotia (d. 1957)
  • 1882-11-23 Johan C T Kikkert, Dutch painter/etcher/critic

Person of interestLili Elbe

1882-12-28 Lili Elbe [born Einar Wegener], Danish transgender woman, former painter, and 1st identifiable recipient of sex reassignment surgery (autobiography: Man into Woman), born in Vejle, Denmark (d. 1931)

Painter and 1st Recipient of Gender-Reassignment Surgery Lili Elbe
Painter and 1st Recipient of Gender-Reassignment Surgery
Lili Elbe
  • 1883-01-08 Pavel Filonov, Russian painter (d. 1941)
  • 1883-02-03 Camille Bombois, French circus wrestler/painter
  • 1883-04-07 Gino Severini, Italian painter (d. 1966)
  • 1883-05-20 Paul Arntzenius, Dutch painter, graphic artist and etcher, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • 1883-08-30 Theo Van Doesburg [Christian Emil Marie Küpper], Dutch painter and architect (Style), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1931)
  • 1883-10-31 Marie Laurencin, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1956)
  • 1883-11-23 Jose Clemente Orozco, Mexican painter (Epic of Culture in New World)
  • 1883-12-25 Maurice Utrillo, French painter (Port St Martin, Montmartre)
  • 1884-02-12 Max Beckmann, German painter and graphic artist, born in Leipzig, German Empire (d. 1950)
  • 1884-02-23 Herman Courtens, Belgian painter
  • 1884-07-06 André Dunoyer de Segonzac, French painter and cartoonist, born in Boussy-Saint-Antoine, France (d. 1974)
  • 1884-07-12 Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor (Reclining Nude), born in Livorno, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1920)
  • 1884-12-01 Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, German painter (d. 1976)
  • 1884-12-10 Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian painter, born in Kharkov, Russian Empire (d. 1967)
  • 1885-01-27 Maeda Seison, Japanese painter (d. 1977)
  • 1885-02-24 Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer and painter (d. 1939)
  • 1885-03-31 Jules Pascin [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/American painter/cartoonist
  • 1885-07-05 André Lhote, French painter and art historian (Traité du paysage), born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1962)
  • 1885-07-11 Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter
  • 1885-10-15 Dirk Filarski, Dutch painter and lithographer (Bergense School), born in Amsterdam (d. 1964)
  • 1885-10-21 Jan Altink, Dutch painter/co-founder (Ploeg)
  • 1885-10-23 Lawren Harris, Canadian painter (d. 1970)
  • 1885-10-27 Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter, born in Sundsvall, Sweden (d. 1948)
  • 1886-01-18 Peter Alma, Dutch painter and graphic artist
  • 1886-02-14 Theodor Werner, German painter, born in Jettenburg, Germany (d. 1969)
  • 1886-02-28 Jose Gutierrez Solana, Spanish painter and author (Madrid Escenas)
  • 1886-03-01 Oskar Kokoschka, Russia/Austrian/British, painter (Erasmus Prize 1960)
  • 1886-05-12 Albert Saverys, Flemish painter (d. 1964)
  • 1886-07-05 Felix Timmermans, Flemish painter and illustrator (Pallieter), born in Lier, Belgium (d. 1947)
  • 1886-07-11 Boris Grigoriev, Russian painter (d. 1939)
  • 1886-07-23 Jan Poortenaar, Dutch painter, etcher and cartoonist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1958)
  • 1886-07-31 Constant Permeke, Flemish painter and statues artist (Sow), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1952)
  • 1886-08-13 Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef, South African painter, born in Pretoria, South Africa (d. 1957)
  • 1886-11-27 Tsugouharu Foujita, Japanese-French painter and printmaker, born in Tokyo (d. 1968)

Person of interestDiego Rivera

1886-12-08 Diego Rivera, Mexican painter (En el Arsenal) and husband of Frida Kahlo, born in Guanajuato, México (d. 1957)

Painter Diego Rivera
Painter
Diego Rivera
  • 1887-01-03 August Macke, German painter (d. 1914)
  • 1887-01-26 Arnout Colnot, Dutch painter and graphic artist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1983)
  • 1887-02-27 James D Innes, English painter
  • 1887-03-14 George Creten, Belgian sculptor and painter, born in Saint-Gilles, Belgium (d. 1966)
  • 1887-03-21 Edwin Scharff, German "entartet" painter/sculptor
  • 1887-03-23 Juan Gris, Spanish cubist painter (Still Life Before an Open Window)
  • 1887-05-09 Jules Van de Leene, Belgian painter, born in Ixelles, Belgium (d. 1962)

Person of interestMarcel Duchamp

1887-07-28 Marcel Duchamp, French sculptor and painter (Nude Descending a Staircase), born in Blainville-Crevon, France (d. 1968)

Painter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp
Painter and Sculptor
Marcel Duchamp
  • 1887-10-05 Max Ackermann, German "entartet" painter, born in Berlin (d. 1975)
  • 1887-11-01 L. S. Lowry, British painter of industrial scenes, born in Stretford, England (d. 1976)

Person of interestGeorgia O’Keeffe

1887-11-15 Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull), born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (d. 1986)

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
Painter and Sculptor
Georgia O’Keeffe
  • 1887-12-17 Josef Lada, Czech painter (d. 1957)
  • 1888-03-14 Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Quebec painter (d. 1970)
  • 1888-03-19 Josef Albers, German/US graphic artist/painter/writer (Bauhaus)
  • 1888-07-10 Giorgio De Chirico, Italian painter (founded the scuola metafisica art movement), born in Volos, Greece (d. 1978)
  • 1888-07-18 Alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian-Dutch painter, born in Soerakarta, Java (d. 1992)
  • 1888-09-04 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter, sculptor and choreographer (Triadisches Ballett), born in Stuttgart, German Empire (d. 1943)
  • 1888-10-25 Nils Dardel, Swedish post-impressionist painter, born in Bettna, Södermanland, Sweden (d. 1943)
  • 1889-01-19 Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Davos Switzerland, painter, sculptor and dancer
  • 1889-02-06 Karel Wellens, Flemish painter, born in Lummen, Belgium (d. 1958)
  • 1889-04-15 Thomas Hart Benton, American painter and muralist (Lonesome Road), born in Neosho, Missouri (d. 1975)
  • 1889-04-24 Lyubov Popova, Russian avant-garde artist and painter, born in Ivanovskoe, Moscow (d. 1924)
  • 1889-05-16 Joan Collette, Dutch (male) painter (New Church, Delft)
  • 1889-06-18 Paul Joostens, Flemish painter
  • 1889-10-10 Han [Henricus Antonius] van Meegeren, Dutch painter and art forger (Vermeer), born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 1947)
  • 1889-11-03 Heinrich Campendonk, German painter and wood carver, born in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (d. 1957)
  • 1889-12-30 Georg von der Vring, German painter and writer (Soldier Suhren), born in Brake, Lower Saxony, Germany (d. 1968)
  • 1890-06-12 Egon Schiele, Austrian painter and graphic artist, born in Tulln an der Donau, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1918)
  • 1890-07-11 Georg Annenkov, Russian/French painter
  • 1890-08-11 Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
  • 1890-08-19 Yves Alix, French painter and graphic artist
  • 1890-11-05 Jan Zrzavý, Czech painter, born in Okrouhlice near Německý Brod, Bohemia (d. 1977)
  • 1890-11-22 Jean-Jacques Gailliard, Belgian painter, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1976)
  • 1890-12-05 David Bomberg, English painter, born in Birmingham, England (d. 1957)
  • 1890-12-19 Klaas Painter, vicar/antifascist (Occupies possession) [or 1880]
  • 1890-12-22 Mark Tobey, American abstract painter (Broadway Norm), born in Centerville, Wisconsin (d. 1976)
  • 1891-01-10 Jos Speybrouck, Belgian drawer, born in Kortrijk, Belgium (d. 1956)
  • 1891-01-22 Moïse Kisling, Polish-French painter (La Souris Boiteuse), born in Kraków, Grand Duchy of Cracow, Austria-Hungary (d. 1953)
  • 1891-02-13 Grant Wood, American painter (American Gothic), born near Anamosa, Iowa (d. 1942)
  • 1891-03-24 Annie "Charley" Toorop, Dutch painter (3 Generations)
  • 1891-04-02 Max Ernst, German-French surrealist painter and sculptor (founded surrealism), born in Brühl, German Empire (d. 1976)
  • 1891-08-22 Jacques Lipchitz, Polish-French-American painter and cubist sculptor, born in Druskininkai, Lithuania (d. 1973)
  • 1891-12-05 Alexander Rodchenko, Russian painter and photographer, born in St Petersburg (d. 1956)
  • 1892-05-30 Fernando Amorsolo, Filipino painter (d. 1972)
  • 1892-05-31 Michel Kikoine, Belarus painter (d. 1968)
  • 1892-07-08 Pavel Korin, Russian painter (d. 1967)
  • 1892-09-09 Tsuru Aoki, Japanese-born American actress (The Dragon Painter), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1961)
  • 1892-12-07 Stuart Davis, American modernist painter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)
  • 1893-02-15 Harm H Kamerlingh Onnes, painter/etcher/ceramist
  • 1893-03-09 Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian painter and decorator, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1960)
  • 1893-04-20 Joan Miró, Spanish painter and sculptor, born in Barcelona (d. 1983)
  • 1893-07-26 George Grosz, German cartoonist and painter (Gott mit uns), born in Berlin (d. 1959)
  • 1893-09-01 Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japanese-American painter, etcher and lithographer, born in Okayama, Japan (d. 1953)
  • 1893-10-08 Orovida Camille Pissarro, British painter and etcher, born in Epping, England (d. 1968)
  • 1893-12-03 Julius Bissier, German painter, born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany (d. 1965)
  • 1894-01-09 Henryk Stazewski, Polish abstract painter and graphic artist

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 1,026

  • 1927-01-21 Floris H Verster, Dutch painter/cartoonist/etcher, dies at 65
  • 1927-05-11 Juan Gris, Spanish cubist painter, dies at 40
  • 1927-05-28 Boris Kustodiev, Russian painter (b. 1878)
  • 1927-09-19 Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (b. 1849)
  • 1929-01-02 Erich Wichmann, Dutch fascist painter & sculptor, dies at 38
  • 1929-04-22 Henry Lerolle, French painter, dies at 80
  • 1929-07-12 Robert Henri, American painter (The Eight) and leader of Ashcan school of painting, dies at 63
  • 1930-02-24 Jacobus of Looy, Dutch writer and painter (Death of My Cat), dies at 74
  • 1930-04-17 Alexander Golovin, Russian painter (b. 1863)
  • 1930-06-05 Jules Pascin [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/American painter/cartoonist, dies
  • 1930-09-29 Ilya Yefimovich Repin, Russian painter (b. 1844)
  • 1930-10-03 Charles Louis Philippe Zilcken, Dutch painter and author (Bauer), dies at 73
  • 1931-03-07 Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Finnish painter, dies at 65
  • 1931-03-07 Theo van Doesburg [Christian Emil Marie Küpper], Dutch painter and architect, dies at 47
  • 1931-04-10 Khalil Gibran, Lebanese poet and painter (b. 1883)
  • 1931-07-16 Alice Pike Barney, American painter, dies at 74

Person of interestLili Elbe

1931-09-13 Lili Elbe [born Einar Wegener], Danish transgender woman, former painter, and 1st identifiable recipient of sex reassignment surgery (autobiography: Man into Woman), dies from complications involving a uterus transplant at 48

Painter and 1st Recipient of Gender-Reassignment Surgery Lili Elbe
Painter and 1st Recipient of Gender-Reassignment Surgery
Lili Elbe
  • 1932-02-17 Franz Gailliard, Belgian painter and graphic artist (Egina), dies at 70
  • 1932-09-20 Max Slevogt, German painter, dies at 63
  • 1932-12-13 Georgios Jakobides, Greek painter (b. 1853)
  • 1933-12-11 Emile Wauters, Belgian painter (Van der Goes Klooster), dies at 87
  • 1934-03-22 Theophilos Hatzimihail, Greek painter (b. 1870)
  • 1934-08-10 John Kane, Scottish-American primitivist painter (Self-Portrait), dies at 73
  • 1935-02-08 Max Liebermann, German impressionist painter and graphic artist, dies at 87
  • 1935-04-20 Juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter, dies at 92
  • 1935-08-15 Gerard Brucken Fock, Dutch composer and painter, dies at 75
  • 1935-08-15 Paul Signac, French painter (developed the technique called pointillism with Georges Seurat), dies at 71
  • 1935-10-04 Jean Béraud, French painter (b. 1849)
  • 1936-10-12 Edwin Blashfield, American painter who decorated the dome of Library of Congress, dies at 87
  • 1936-11-22 Louis Apol, Dutch painter, etcher and literary, dies at 86
  • 1937-03-18 Charles Haslewood Shannon, English lithographer and painter, dies at 73
  • 1938-01-08 Christian Rohlfs, German painter and artist, dies at 88
  • 1938-02-06 Marianne Von Werefkin, Russian-German-Swiss Expressionist painter, dies at 77
  • 1938-06-15 Ernst L Kirchner, German painter, dies at 58
  • 1938-12-31 Richard Nicolaas Roland Holst, Dutch artist and painter, dies at 70
  • 1939-02-07 Boris Grigoriev, Russian painter (b. 1886)
  • 1939-02-15 Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Russian painter (b. 1878)
  • 1939-07-14 Alphonse Mucha, Czech Nouveau painter and artist, dies at 78
  • 1939-09-18 Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer, painter, and photographer (b. 1885)
  • 1939-09-18 Gwen John, Welsh painter, dies at 63
  • 1940-06-02 Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter and cartoonist, dies at 66
  • 1940-06-21 Édouard Vuillard, French painter and graphic artist, dies at 71
  • 1940-06-29 Paul Klee, Swiss/German painter/tutor (Modern Art), dies at 60
  • 1940-09-15 Dick Ket, Dutch painter and cartoonist, dies at 37
  • 1941-02-06 Maximilien Luce, French painter, dies at 82
  • 1941-03-15 Alexej von Jawlensky, Russian painter, dies at 77
  • 1941-11-21 George Morren, Flemish painter/sculptor, dies at 73
  • 1941-12-03 Pavel Filonov, Russian painter (b. 1883)
  • 1941-12-05 Amrita Sher-Gil, Hungarian-Indian painter described as the “Indian Frida Kahlo" and "one of the greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century," dies of complications from a failed abortion at 28
  • 1942-01-22 Walter Sickert, Danish-English painter (Free House!), dies at 81
  • 1942-02-12 Grant Wood, American painter (American Gothic), dies at 50
  • 1942-04-12 Johannes E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 80
  • 1942-07-14 Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Neth/French/Belgian painter's model, dies
  • 1942-09-07 Cecilia Beaux, American portrait painter dies aged 87
  • 1942-10-18 Mikhail Nesterov, Russian painter (b. 1862)
  • 1943-01-16 Franz Courtens, Flemish painter (Sunny Lane), dies at 88
  • 1943-02-17 Konstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (b. 1872)
  • 1943-04-04 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter, sculptor and choreographer (Triadisches Ballett), dies at 54
  • 1943-05-19 Kristjan Raud, Estonian painter and one of the founders of the Estonian National Museum, dies at 77
  • 1943-05-25 Nils Dardel, Swedish post-impressionist painter, dies at 54
  • 1943-11-05 Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter and graphic artist, dies at 62
  • 1943-12-06 Firmin Baes, Flemish painter, dies at 69
  • 1943-12-29 William Henry Singer, American painter and collector (Singer Museum, Laren), dies at 75

Person of interestEdvard Munch

1944-01-23 Edvard Munch, Norwegian painter (The Scream), dies at 80, bequeathing all of his work to the city of Oslo

Painter and Print Maker Edvard Munch
Painter and Print Maker
Edvard Munch

Person of interestPiet Mondrian

1944-02-01 Piet Mondrian, Dutch painter & theoretician (Composition in Blue), dies at 71

Abstract Painter Piet Mondrian
Abstract Painter
Piet Mondrian
  • 1944-02-17 Fausto Agnelli, Swiss painter, dies at 64
  • 1944-07-17 Hugh Rigby, English portrait painter (King George V 1928-32), dies
  • 1944-08-03 Felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz
  • 1944-08-03 Felka Platek, wife of painter Felix Nussbaum, dies in Auschwitz
  • 1944-09-27 Aristide Maillol, French painter and sculptor (Seated Woman), dies in car crash at 82
  • 1944-11-22 George Clausen, English painter, dies at 92
  • 1944-12-13 Wassily Kandinsky, Russian-French abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration), dies at 78
  • 1945-03-02 Emily Carr, Canadian painter, dies at 73
  • 1945-04-10 Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman, Dutch artist (The Blue Barge) and resistance fighter, executed at 63
  • 1946-06-28 Eduard Veterman, Dutch painter/playwright, dies in an auto accident
  • 1946-07-26 Morris Hirshfield, Polish/American painter, dies
  • 1946-09-28 Jean Van de Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter, dies
  • 1946-10-29 John S Curry, American painter (Baptism in Kansas), dies
  • 1947-01-23 Pierre Bonnard, French painter and illustrator, dies at 79
  • 1947-01-24 Felix Timmermans, Flemish painter and illustrator (Pallieter), dies at 60
  • 1947-12-13 Nicholas Roerich, Russian painter, dies at 73
  • 1947-12-30 Han [Henricus Antonius] van Meegeren, Dutch painter and art forger (Vermeer), dies at 58
  • 1948-03-24 Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter, dies at 62
  • 1948-07-21 Arshile Gorky, Armenian-American abstract painter, dies at 43
  • 1949-03-17 Aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter (b. 1882)
  • 1949-04-25 Jankel Adler, Polish painter and printmaker, dies at 53
  • 1949-05-16 William Newzam Prior Nicholson, painter/engraver, dies
  • 1949-09-07 José Clemente Orozco, Mexican painter (b. 1883)
  • 1949-11-19 James Ensor, Flemish painter and etcher (Oestereetster), dies at 89
  • 1950-12-27 Max Beckmann, German painter and graphic artist, dies at 66
  • 1951-01-07 Johanna C H "Nelly" Bodenheim, painter (Luilekkerland), dies at 76

Person of interestArnold Schoenberg

1951-07-13 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (Verklärte Nacht) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, dies at 76

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1951-09-01 Wols [Alfred Otto Wolfgang Schulze], German cartoonist and painter, dies at 38
  • 1951-09-07 John French Sloan, American painter and etcher, dies at 80
  • 1952-01-04 Constantl Permeke, Flemish painter (Boerin), dies at 65
  • 1952-08-16 Lydia Field Emmet, American painter (b. 1866)
  • 1952-09-18 Hippoliet Daeye, Flemish painter (Dreamy), dies
  • 1953-01-11 Marcel Canneel, Flemish painter (Reuzenstoet), dies at 58
  • 1953-03-23 Raoul Dufy, painter, Forcalquier, France
  • 1953-04-29 Moïse Kisling, Polish-French painter (La souris boiteuse), dies at 62

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