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1579 in art

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1579 in art


  • The painter Giovanni Battista Paggi is said to have mortally wounded a patron, and is forced to flee his home city of Genoa.
  • The Da Zhao Temple is built in inner Mongolia. Its art treasures include a 10 ft silver Sakyamuni buddha statue.
  • Works

  • Federico Barocci paints the Madonna del Popolo (Uffizi).
  • Giambologna begins the Rape of the Sabine Women, a remarkable example of Mannerist sculpture.
  • George Gower paints a self-portrait.
  • Births

  • November 7 - Juan de Peñalosa, Spanish painter of altarpieces, a priest and poet (died 1633)
  • November 11 - Frans Snyders, Flemish still-life master, apprenticed in 1593 to Pieter II Brueghel (died 1657)
  • date unknown
  • Trophime Bigot, French painter (died 1649)
  • Carlo Saraceni, Italian early-Baroque painter of landscapes, cabinet paintings, and altarpieces (died 1620)
  • probable - Ottavio Viviani, Italian painter of quadratura (died 1641)
  • Deaths

  • February 5 - Giovanni Battista Moroni, Italian portrait painter (born 1520/1524)
  • March 28 - Juan Fernández Navarrete, Spanish Mannerist painter (born 1526)
  • October 15 - Marcello Venusti, Italian Mannerist painter primarily in Rome (born 1512/1515)
  • October 24 - Albert V, Duke of Bavaria, art patron and collector (born 1528)
  • November 21 - Cipriano Piccolpasso, Italian painter of majolica (born 1524)
  • December 21 – Juan Vicente Macip (or Vicente Joanes Masip), Spanish painter of the Renaissance period (born 1500)
  • date unknown
  • Giovanni Bernardo Lama, Italian painter (born 1508)
  • Andrew Mansioun, French woodcarver and engraver at the court of King James V of Scotland (date of birth unknown)
  • Filippo Negroli, Italian armourer (born c.1510)
  • References

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