Painters in History (Part 8)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 993

  • 1898-06-25 Kay (Katherine Linn) Sage, American painter and poet , born in Albany, New York
  • 1898-07-24 Frank Mortelmans, Belgian painter
  • 1898-09-12 Ben Shahn, Lithuanian-American painter (1964 Arts & Letters), born in Kaunas, Lithuania (d. 1969)
  • 1898-11-21 René Magritte, Belgian surrealistic painter (This is Not a Pipe)
  • 1898-12-10 Anton Mauve, Dutch painter
  • 1898-12-25 Theo Swagemakers, Dutch portrait painter
  • 1899-02-22 Dechko Uzunov, Bulgarian painter (d. 1986)
  • 1899-05-20 Alexander Deyneka, Ukrainian painter (d. 1969)
  • 1899-08-24 Ruth Schaumann, German painter, writer and sculptor (Rose, Black King), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1975)
  • 1899-08-26 Rufino Tamayo, Mexican painter
  • 1899-09-12 Gerard Hordijk, Dutch architect and painter, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1958)
  • 1900-01-05 Yves Tanguy, French/US sailor/surrealistic painter
  • 1900-01-15 Caesar Domela, Dutch painter (Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis son)
  • 1900-01-29 Willem F K Hussem, Dutch painter/poet (Coastline, Lookout on Sea)
  • 1900-03-07 Giuseppe Capogrossi, Italian painter
  • 1900-03-07 [Albert] Carel Willink, Dutch painter (magic realism)
  • 1900-04-13 Pierre Molinier, French painter and photographer (d. 1976)
  • 1900-04-20 Kees Verwey, painter/water colors painter/cartoonist
  • 1900-05-18 Sarah Miriam Peale, American portrait painter (Gen Lafayette-1825)
  • 1900-06-26 Jo Spier [Joseph Spier], Dutch cartoonist and water color painter, born in Zutphen (d. 1978)
  • 1900-10-16 Primo Conti, Italian painter (d. 1988)
  • 1900-11-04 Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars)
  • 1901-01-30 Earl of Huntingdon, mural painter
  • 1901-02-15 Paul Haesaerts, Flemish architect/painter (Animisme)
  • 1901-02-23 Edgar Ende, German painter (d. 1965)
  • 1901-02-27 Marino Marini, Italian sculptor/painter
  • 1901-04-05 Alexander Alexeieff, Russian/French painter/graphic artist
  • 1901-04-17 George Keyt, Sri Lankan painter, born in Ceylon (d. 1993)
  • 1901-07-15 Pyke F C Koch, Dutch surrealistic painter (Dolores' Breakfast)
  • 1901-07-31 Jean Debuffet, French painter and sculptor (Landscape with 2 Personages), born in Le Havre, France (d. 1985)
  • 1901-10-10 Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor
  • 1901-12-13 John Wijga, painter/illustrator
  • 1902-03-27 Mary Armour, Scottish painter, born in Blantyre (d. 2000)
  • 1902-05-04 Rodney Meredith Thomas, architect/painter
  • 1902-08-18 Adamson-Eric, Estonian painter, born in Tartu, Estonia (d. 1968)
  • 1902-10-02 Dick Ket, Dutch painter/cartoonist
  • 1902-11-29 Carlo Levi, Italian painter/novelist (Of Fear & Freedom)
  • 1902-12-12 Koloman Sokol, Slovak painter (d. 2003)
  • 1902-12-26 Anatoli Lvovich Kaplan, Russian painter (d. 1980)
  • 1903-03-14 Adolph Gottlieb American painter (d. 1974)
  • 1903-09-25 Mark Rothko, [Marcus Rothkovich], American painter (Green on Blue)
  • 1903-10-25 Harry Shoulberg, American expressionist painter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
  • 1903-12-13 John Piper, British writer (US Churches in WWI)/official war painter
  • 1904-01-18 Henri-Georges Adam, French etcher/painter/sculptor (Grand Nude)
  • 1904-02-15 Mary Adshead, muralist/painter
  • 1904-02-22 Peter Hurd, Roswell NM, painter (Portrait of Jose Herrera)
  • 1904-09-21 Hans Hartung, German/French painter
  • 1904-11-18 Jean Paul Lemieux, Quebec painter (d. 1990)
  • 1904-11-19 Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter
  • 1904-11-30 Clyfford Still, American abstract painter
  • 1904-12-17 Paul Cadmus, etcher/painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York
  • 1905-01-29 Barnett Newmann, New York, US painter, (postpainterly abstraction)
  • 1905-03-09 Félix L V L J Labisse, French painter (libidoscaphes)
  • 1905-11-01 Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (d. 1960)
  • 1905-11-03 Lois Mailou Jones, US painter (Peasants on Parade)
  • 1906-01-08 Serge Poliakoff, Russian/French painter/guitarist
  • 1906-01-28 Harry van Kruiningen, [Henri A Janssen], painter/graphic artist
  • 1906-05-16 Alfred Pellan, French Canadian painter (d. 1988)
  • 1906-06-28 Nancy Mayhew Youngman, English painter and educationalist, born in Maidstone, England (d. 1995)
  • 1906-09-25 Phyllis Pearsall, British painter and writer (A to Z Map Company), born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1906-10-18 James Brooks, US mural painter (Acquisition of Long Island)
  • 1906-10-24 Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter
  • 1907-03-03 Joy Finzi, [Joyce A Black], British painter
  • 1907-06-10 Fairfield Porter, American painter (d. 1975)
  • 1907-06-14 René Char, French poet/painter
  • 1907-07-02 Eppo Doeve, Dutch cartoonist/painter

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1907-07-06 Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter who explored questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender and race in Mexican society, born in Coyoacán, Mexico City (d. 1954)

Painter Frida Kahlo
Painter
Frida Kahlo
  • 1907-08-07 Albert Kotin, American abstract painter (d. 1980)
  • 1907-10-21 Nikos Engonopoulos, Greek painter and poet (d. 1985)
  • 1907-11-19 Christian J H English, [Luc Tournier], Neth/Curacaos painter/composer
  • 1907-11-22 Dora Maar, Tours France, French painter and photographer and lover of Picasso
  • 1908-02-12 Jean Effel, French painter and journalist (d. 1982)
  • 1908-02-29 Balthus, painter (Valerie)
  • 1908-03-12 Rita Angus, New Zealand painter (d. 1970)
  • 1908-04-09 Victor Vasarely, Hungarian/French painter/author (Op Art)
  • 1908-05-27 Melle J Oldeboerrigter, [Melle], Dutch painter/cartoonist
  • 1908-06-13 Maria E Vieira da Silva, Portuguese painter (Infinite Passage)
  • 1908-10-27 Lee Krasner, American abstract expressionist painter, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1908-12-22 Max Bill, Swiss painter/sculptor/politician (Ruban Sans Fin)
  • 1909-01-06 Johannes H Moesman, Dutch surrealist painter (Rumor)
  • 1909-01-11 Marguerite Kelsey, English model/painter (Haunting)
  • 1909-02-21 Hans Erni, Swiss painter and sculptor, born in Lucerne, Switzerland (d. 2015)
  • 1909-10-20 Sugiyama Yasushi, Japanese painter (d. 1993)
  • 1909-10-28 Francis Bacon, Irish painter (Study for a Pope)
  • 1909-12-25 Louis van Lint, Belgian painter
  • 1910-01-04 Arthur Villeneuve, Quebec painter (d. 1990)
  • 1910-02-20 Julian Trevelyan, English Surrealist painter/collage maker
  • 1910-05-23 Franz Jozef Kline, US expressionist painter
  • 1910-06-19 Frederick Harry Baines, painter
  • 1910-12-09 Dick Elffers, Dutch graphic artist/painter (Holland Festival)
  • 1911-07-15 Juliet Pannett, English portrait painter
  • 1911-09-02 Romare Bearden, African American painter (d. 1988)
  • 1911-11-24 Walter Goetz, illustrator cartoonist/painter
  • 1911-11-25 Roelof Frankot, Dutch painter (d. 1984)
  • 1911-12-05 Alfred Manessier, French painter (leaded windows)
  • 1912-01-02 Renato Guttuso, Italian painter (Flight from Etna, Crucifixion)

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1912-01-28 Jackson Pollock, American expressionist painter (Lavender Mist), born in Cody, Wyoming (d. 1956)

  • 1912-03-04 Afro, [Basaldella], Italian painter
  • 1912-05-06 Barend Roest Crollius, painter/writer (Chronicle Sins of Youth)
  • 1912-06-11 William Baziotes, painter (abstract expressionist)

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Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 701 - 800 of 921

  • 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
  • 1964-02-28 Dirk HW Filarski, painter/lithographer (Bergen School), dies at 78
  • 1964-04-29 Albert Saverys, Flemish painter, dies at 77
  • 1964-05-10 Mikhail Larionov, Russian painter (b. 1881)
  • 1965-01-05 Paul Arntzenius, painter/graphic artist/etcher, dies at 81
  • 1965-06-26 Johan C T Kikkert, painter/etcher/critic, dies at 82
  • 1965-08-27 Edmond of Dooren, Flemish painter, dies at 68
  • 1965-10-06 Georges Vandertongerloo, Flemish sculptor/painter, dies at 78
  • 1965-12-27 Edgar Ende, German painter (b. 1901)
  • 1966-01-11 Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64
  • 1966-02-17 Hans Hofmann, German/US painter (Search for the Real), dies at 85
  • 1966-03-30 Maxfield Parrish, American painter and illustrator, dies at 95
  • 1966-04-08 George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79
  • 1966-06-07 Jean Arp [Hans Arp], French-Swiss sculptor, artist and poet, dies at 78
  • 1966-07-14 Julie Manet, French painter (b. 1878)
  • 1966-09-09 Leon de Smet, Flemish painter, dies at 85
  • 1966-10-29 [Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Manner Kater), dies at 83
  • 1967-05-15 Edward Hopper, US painter (House by Railroad), dies at 84
  • 1967-08-15 René Magritte, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 68
  • 1967-08-27 Henri-Georges Adam, French painter/cartoonist/sculptor, dies at 63
  • 1967-09-19 Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian painter (b. 1884)
  • 1967-11-22 Pavel Korin, Russian painter (b. 1892)
  • 1968-01-30 Tsugouharu T Foujita, Japanese/French painter, dies at 81
  • 1968-03-01 Georg von der Vring, German painter (Camp Lafayette), dies at 78
  • 1968-05-20 Kees van Dongen, Dutch/French painter, dies at 91
  • 1968-08-08 Orovida Camille Pissarro, British painter and etcher, dies at 74

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1968-10-02 Marcel Duchamp, French painter and sculptor (Nude Descending a Staircase), dies at 81

Painter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp
Painter and Sculptor
Marcel Duchamp
  • 1968-11-04 Michel Kikoine, Belarusian painter (b. 1892)
  • 1969-01-15 Theodor Werner, German painter, dies at 82
  • 1969-03-06 Nadya Rusheva, Russian painter (b. 1952)
  • 1969-03-14 Ben Shahn, Lithuanian-American painter (1964 Arts & Letters), dies at 70
  • 1969-05-23 Peter Alma, painter/graphic artist, dies at 83
  • 1969-06-12 Alexander Deyneka, Ukrainian painter (b. 1899)
  • 1969-10-12 Serge Poliakoff, Russ/French painter, dies
  • 1970-01-27 Rita Angus, New Zealand painter (b. 1908)
  • 1970-03-02 Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Quebec painter (b. 1888)
  • 1970-06-11 Camille Bombois, French circus wrestler/painter, dies at 87
  • 1970-12-07 Romaine Brooks (born Beatrice Romaine Goddard), American painter dies aged 96
  • 1971-03-13 Rockwell Kens, US artist/painter/illustrator, dies at 88
  • 1971-05-31 Massimo Campigli, Italian painter/illustrator, dies at 75
  • 1971-12-06 Jan Altink, Dutch painter/co-founder (Plough), dies at 86
  • 1972-03-15 Aleksandr Ivanovich Laktionov, Russian painter (b. 1910)
  • 1972-03-20 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist, dies at 51
  • 1972-04-26 Fernando Amorsolo, Filipino painter (b. 1892)
  • 1972-10-09 Giuseppe Capogrossi, Italian painter, dies at 72

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1973-04-08 Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter (The Young Ladies of Avignon, Guernica), dies at 91

Painter Pablo Picasso
Painter
Pablo Picasso
  • 1974-01-31 Paul Haesaerts, Flemish architect/painter (Flandre), dies at 72
  • 1974-03-04 Adolph Gottlieb, US painter, dies at 71
  • 1974-04-05 A. Y. Jackson, Canadian painter (b. 1882)
  • 1974-07-21 Willem F K Hussem, painter/poet (Steltlopen on Sea), dies at 74
  • 1974-11-04 Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop, dies at 62
  • 1975-01-19 Thomas Hart Benton, American painter dies at 85 (b. 1889)
  • 1975-03-13 Ruth Schaumann, German author, painter and sculptor (Rose, Black King), dies at 75
  • 1975-04-01 Eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher and glass painter, dies at 95
  • 1975-11-14 Max Ackermann, German "entartet" painter, dies at 88
  • 1976-02-23 L. S. Lowry, British painter of industrial scenes, dies at 88
  • 1976-04-01 Max Ernst, German/French surrealist painter/sculptor, dies at 85
  • 1976-04-17 Jean-Jacques Gailliard, Belgian painter, dies at 85
  • 1976-04-24 Mark Tobey, US abstract painter, (Broadway Norm), dies at 85
  • 1976-05-24 Melle J Oldeboerrigter ("Melle"), painter/cartoonist, dies at 65
  • 1976-05-28 Steffan Danielsen, Faroese painter (b. 1922)
  • 1978-05-21 Jo Spier [Joseph Spier], Dutch cartoonist and water color painter, dies at 77
  • 1980-02-22 Oskar Kokoschka, Austria/British painter/graphic artist, dies at 93
  • 1980-03-16 Tamara de Lempicka, Polish-born painter (b. 1898)
  • 1980-04-21 Sohrab Sepehri, Persian poet and painter (b. 1928)
  • 1980-06-23 Clyfford Still, American painter (b. 1904)
  • 1980-11-22 Norah McGuinness, Northern Irish painter (b. 1901)
  • 1981-06-11 Eppo Doeve, Dutch graphic artist/cartoonist/painter, dies at 73
  • 1982-01-30 Félix L V L J Labisse, French painter (libidoscaphes), dies at 76
  • 1982-02-06 Ben Nicholson, England, painter/sculptor (Circle), dies at 87
  • 1982-03-18 Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy), dies at 60
  • 1982-08-08 Ferre Grignard, Belgian pop singer/painter (Crucified Jesus), dies
  • 1982-10-10 Jean Effel, French painter and journalist (b. 1908)
  • 1983-10-19 Albert Carel Willink, painter (surrealism), dies at 83
  • 1984-06-19 Lee Krasner, American abistract expressionist painter, dies at 75
  • 1984-10-13 Alice Neel, American painter dies ages 84
  • 1984-12-01 Roelof Frankot, Dutch painter (b. 1911)
  • 1985-03-28 Marc Chagall, French painter, dies at 97
  • 1985-05-12 Jean Debuffet, French painter and sculptor (Landscape with 2 Personages), dies at 83
  • 1985-10-31 Nikos Engonopoulos, Greek painter and poet (b. 1907)
  • 1986-01-14 Walter Leblanc, Belgian painter, dies at 53

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1986-03-06 Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Flowers), dies at 98

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
Painter and Sculptor
Georgia O’Keeffe
  • 1986-04-04 Frank Mortelmans, Belgian painter, dies at 87
  • 1986-04-26 Dechko Uzunov, Bulgarian painter (b. 1899)
  • 1986-07-28 Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter and sculptor (Iron Tower), dies at 91
  • 1986-11-28 Louis van Lint, Belgian painter, dies at 76
  • 1986-12-28 Louis van Lint, Belgian painter, dies at 77
  • 1987-02-10 Syed Sadequain Ahmed Naqvi, Pakistani painter, calligrapher and artist (b. 1930)
  • 1987-02-11 Sadequain, famous Pakistani painter and artist. (b. 1930)
  • 1988-07-22 Luigi Lucioni, Italian, landscape painter (opera stars), dies at 87
  • 1988-08-12 Jean-Michel Basquiat, US musician/graffiti painter (Gray, SAMO), dies
  • 1988-10-31 Alfred Pellan, Québécois painter (b. 1906)
  • 1989-08-29 Peter Scott, English explorer, naturalist, and painter (b. 1909)
  • 1989-11-18 Henry de Vries, painter/poet (Toovertuin), dies
  • 1989-12-08 Hans Hartung, German/French painter, dies
  • 1990-10-20 Bridget Bate Tichenor (born Bridget Pamela Arkwright Bate), Mexican surrealist painter dies at 72
  • 1990-12-07 Jean Paul Lemieux, Quebec painter (b. 1904)
  • 1991-02-07 Jean-Paul Mousseau, Quebec painter, member of Les Automatistes (b. 1927)