Painters in History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 990

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 A] Van Meegeren, Dutch painter/art forger (Vermeer)
  • 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)
  • 1892-07-12 Bruno Schulz, Polish writer (The Street of Crocodiles), born in Drohobych, Austrian Galicia (d. 1942)
  • 1892-12-07 Stuart Davis, American modernist painter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)
  • 1893-02-15 Harm H Kamerlingh Onnes, painter/etcher/ceramist
  • 1893-04-20 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
  • 1896-12-29 David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican painter/muralist (Lib of Chile)
  • 1897-01-12 Hendrik J Valk, painter/cartoonist/graphic artist
  • 1897-02-20 Ivan Albright, Illinois, painter (Door, Window)
  • 1897-03-17 Jozef C. Mazur, American stained glass artist and painter (d. 1970)
  • 1897-03-24 Charles Eyck, Dutch painter/sculptor
  • 1897-09-23 Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist)
  • 1897-11-14 John Steuart Curry, US painter/lithographer (Baptism in Kansas)
  • 1898-04-19 Sybil Andrews, English/Canadian painter
  • 1898-05-16 Tamara de Lempicka, Polish-born painter (d. 1980)
  • 1898-05-17 Alfred Joseph Casson, Canadian painter (d. 1992)
  • 1898-06-25 Kay [Katherine Linn] Sage, American painter and poet, born in Albany, New York (d. 1963)
  • 1898-07-24 Frank Mortelmans, Belgian painter, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1986)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 918

  • 1943-02-17 Konstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (b. 1872)
  • 1943-04-04 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor, 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
  • 1946-09-13 Eugene Lanceray, Russian artist, dies at 71
  • 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/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 A] van Meegeren, Dutch painter/art forger, dies at 58
  • 1948-03-24 Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter, dies at 62
  • 1949-03-17 Aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter (b. 1882)
  • 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
  • 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
  • 1953-12-02 Francis Picabia, French avante-garde artist, writer and typographist (Amorous Parade), dies at 74
  • 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 Paulus B Barth, Swiss painter/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
  • 1956-02-02 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

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
  • 1958-04-11 Konstantin Yuon, Russian painter (b. 1875)
  • 1958-04-26 Johan N C "Joan" Collette, painter, dies at 68
  • 1958-06-29 Charles Spencelayh, English painter (Why War), dies at 92
  • 1958-07-11 Karel Wellens, Flemish painter, dies at 69
  • 1958-10-01 Robert Falk, Russian painter (b. 1886)
  • 1958-10-12 Gerard Hordijk, Dutch architect and painter, dies at 59
  • 1958-10-15 Jan Poortenaar, Dutch painter, etcher and cartoonist, dies at 72
  • 1958-11-13 Bart A van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style), dies at 81
  • 1959-07-06 George Grosz, German cartoonist and painter (Ecce Homo), dies at 65
  • 1959-08-19 Jacob Epstein, American-English sculptor (Adam, Jacob & the Angel), dies at 78
  • 1959-12-14 Lizzy Ansingh, Dutch painter (Cast Off), dies at 84
  • 1960-02-22 Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (b. 1905)
  • 1960-03-24 Paul Joostens, Flemish painter, dies at 70
  • 1960-03-30 Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor/painter, dies at 90
  • 1960-10-22 Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian painter and decorator, dies at 67
  • 1961-03-07 Englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter, dies at 42
  • 1961-07-06 Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter and illustrator, dies at 93
  • 1961-10-04 Max Weber, Polish/Russ/US painter, dies

Person of interestGrandma Moses

1961-12-13 Grandma Moses [Anna M], US painter, dies at 101

Primitive Painter Grandma Moses
Primitive Painter
Grandma Moses
  • 1962-01-06 Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57
  • 1962-01-21 André Lhote, French painter and art historian (Traité du paysage), dies at 76
  • 1962-02-10 Willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter and graphic artist, dies at 83
  • 1962-05-13 Franz Jozef Kline, US expressionist painter, dies at 51
  • 1962-05-19 Gabriele Münter, German expressionist painter
  • 1962-06-06 Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter, dies at 34
  • 1962-08-07 Morris Louis, US painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49
  • 1962-09-03 Anton Mauve, Dutch painter, dies at 63
  • 1962-10-17 Natalia Goncharova, Russian painter (b. 1882)
  • 1963-08-31 Georges Braque, French cubist painter and sculptor (My bicycle) who helped develop Cubism with Pablo Picasso, dies at 81
  • 1964-01-24 Stuart Davis, American modernist painter, dies at 71
  • 1964-02-24 Alexander Archipenko, Ukr sculptor/water colors painter, dies at 76