Painters in History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,010

  • 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
  • 1884-02-23 Herman Courtens, Belgian painter
  • 1884-07-06 Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac, French painter/cartoonist
  • 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-born painter (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/US 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
  • 1885-10-21 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)
  • 1885-12-05 Dirk H W Filarski, Dutch painter/lithographer (Bergense School)
  • 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
  • 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 T Foujita, Japans/French painter

Person of interestDiego Rivera

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

Painter Diego Rivera
Painter
Diego Rivera
  • 1887-01-03 August Macke, German painter (d. 1914)
  • 1887-02-27 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)
  • 1887-06-20 Arnaut Colnot, painter and graphic artist

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
  • 1889-04-15 Thomas Hart Benton, Missouri, painter/muralist (Lonesome Road)
  • 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/wood carver/glazer
  • 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 (d. 1977)
  • 1890-11-20 Jean-Jacques Gailliard, Belgian painter
  • 1890-12-05 David Bomberg, English painter (d. 1957)
  • 1890-12-19 Klaas Painter, vicar/antifascist (Occupies possession) [or 1880]
  • 1890-12-22 Mark Tobey, US abstract painter (Broadway Norm)
  • 1891-01-10 Jos Speybrouck, Flemish painter
  • 1891-01-22 Moise Kisling, Polish/French painter (La Souris Boiteuse)
  • 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, Japans/US painter/etcher/lithographer
  • 1893-10-08 Orovida Camille Pissarro, British painter and etcher, born in Epping, England (d. 1968)
  • 1893-12-02 Julius Bissier, German painter
  • 1894-01-09 Henryk Stazewski, Polish abstract painter and graphic artist
  • 1894-01-30 Marcel Canneel, Flemish painter (Reuzenstoet) (d. 1953)
  • 1894-04-10 Ben Nicholson, English painter and sculptor (Circle), born in Denham, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1982)
  • 1894-08-28 Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter and sculptor (Iron Tower) (d. 1986)
  • 1895-06-26 Jankel Adler, Polish painter and printmaker, born in Tuszyn, Łódź, Poland (d. 1949)
  • 1895-07-04 Massimo Campigli, Italian painter and illustrator, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1971)
  • 1895-07-19 Xu Beihong, Chinese painter, born in Yixing, China (d. 1953)
  • 1895-07-20 László Moholy-Nagy, Hungarian painter, photographer, and sculptor (d. 1946)
  • 1895-11-08 Photios Kontoglou, Greek writer, painter and iconographer (d. 1965)
  • 1896-05-11 Philippo de Pisis, Italian painter
  • 1896-07-13 Mordecai Ardon, Israeli painter (d. 1992)
  • 1896-08-17 Henry P de Vries, Dutch painter/poet (Laws of the Americas)
  • 1896-10-16 Edmond van Dooren, Flemish painter

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Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 967

  • 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
  • 1935-10-04 Jean Béraud, French painter (b. 1849)
  • 1936-11-22 Louis Apol, Dutch painter, etcher and literary, dies at 86
  • 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 N Roland Holst, Dutch artist/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 Edouard Vuillard, French painter and graphic artist, dies
  • 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 Richard Sickert, British painter (Free House!), dies at 81
  • 1942-02-12 Grant Wood, US 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 (b. 1865)
  • 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, abstract painter (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
  • 1944-12-13 Vassily Kandinsky, Russian-born German, French abstract painter, dies at 78
  • 1945-04-10 Hendrik N Werkman, resistance/painter (Blue Boat), executed at 63
  • 1946-06-28 Eduard Veterman, Dutch painter/playwright, dies in an auto accident
  • 1946-07-26 Morris Hirshfield, Polish/US painter, dies
  • 1946-09-28 Jean Van de Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter, dies
  • 1946-10-29 John S Curry, US 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
  • 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/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 Wolfgang Schulze, [Wols], German drawer/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
  • 1953-03-01 Anton GO Ridder Van Rappard, painter/lithographer/etcher, dies
  • 1953-03-23 Raoul Dufy, painter, Forcalquier, France
  • 1953-04-29 Moise Kisling, Polish/French painter (La souris boiteuse), dies at 62
  • 1953-05-14 Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japans/US painter/etcher, dies at 59
  • 1953-09-26 Xu Beihong, Chinese painter, dies at 58
  • 1953-09-27 Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist, dies at 72
  • 1954-01-11 Edgard Tytgat, Flemish painter and etcher, dies at 77

Person of interestFrida Kahlo

1954-07-13 Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter who explored questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender and race in Mexican society, dies of a pulmonary embolism at 47

Painter Frida Kahlo
Painter
Frida Kahlo

Person of interestHenri Matisse

1954-11-03 Henri Matisse, French painter and sculptor (Dance II), dies at 84

Impressionist Painter Henri Matisse
Impressionist Painter
Henri Matisse
  • 1955-01-15 Yves Tanguy, French-American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies
  • 1955-03-16 Nicolas de Staël, French-Russian painter (b. 1914)
  • 1955-04-25 Paul Basilius Barth, Swiss painter and lithographer, dies at 73
  • 1955-06-06 Max Meldrum, Scottish-born Australian painter (b. 1875)
  • 1955-06-16 Ozias Leduc, Canadian painter, dies at 90
  • 1955-06-29 Max Pechstein, German painter and graphic artist (Oceania), dies at 73
  • 1955-11-06 Charley Toorop, [Annie CP Fernhout-Toorop], Dutch painter, dies at 64
  • 1956-01-13 Lyonel Feininger, German-American cartoonist and painter, dies at 84
  • 1956-02-02 Pyotr Konchalovsky, Russian painter (b. 1876)
  • 1956-02-26 Herman Courtens, Belgian baron/painter, dies at 72
  • 1956-04-02 Philippo de Pisis, Italian painter, dies at 59
  • 1956-04-15 Emile Nolde [Hansen], German painter (Grablegung Christi), dies at 88
  • 1956-06-08 Marie Laurencin, French painter, dies at 72
  • 1956-12-04 Alexander Rodchenko, Russian painter and photographer, dies at 64
  • 1957-05-08 Johannes C B "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter, dies at 75
  • 1957-05-09 Heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glasier, dies at 67
  • 1957-08-19 David Bomberg, English painter (b. 1890)
  • 1957-09-16 Ch'i Pai-shih, traditional Chinese painter, dies at 93
  • 1957-10-25 Henry Van de Velde, Flemish painter and architect (Art Nouveau), dies at 94
  • 1957-11-14 Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef, South African painter, dies at 71

Person of interestDiego Rivera

1957-11-24 Diego Rivera, Mexican painter, dies at 70

Painter Diego Rivera
Painter
Diego Rivera
  • 1958-02-13 Georges Rouault, French painter (Christ aux outrages), dies at 86
  • 1958-03-01 Giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope), dies at 86