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1608 in art

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1608 in art

Events from the year 1608 in art.

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Events

  • August - Caravaggio is arrested and imprisoned for his part in a brawl. He subsequently escapes and flees Malta.
  • December 1 - The senior Knights of Malta, after verifying that Caravaggio has failed to appear before them although summoned four times, vote unanimously to expel their putridum et foetidum ex-brother.
  • Hendrick Avercamp moves from Amsterdam to Kampen.
  • Mesrop of Khizan paints a Gospel.
  • Hendrick Avercamp - Winter Landscape with Iceskaters (approximate date)
  • Caravaggio
  • The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist
  • Portrait of Fra Antonio Martelli
  • Portrait of Alof de Wignacourt and his Page (1607–08)
  • Sleeping Cupid
  • John the Baptist (St John the Baptist at the Fountain)
  • Annunciation
  • Burial of St. Lucy
  • Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger - Portrait of a boy aged two
  • Frans Pourbus the Younger - Marguerite of Savoy, Duchess of Gonzaga, Duchess of Mantua
  • Carlo Saraceni - Landscape with Salmacis and Hermaphroditus (approximate date)
  • Births

  • April/May - Pieter Post, Dutch architect, painter and printmaker (died 1669)
  • October 30 - Lazzaro Morelli, sculptor (died 1690)
  • date unknown
  • Salvi Castellucci, Italian painter active in Arezzo (died 1672)
  • Niccolo Laniere, Italian painter and engraver (died 1646)
  • Willem de Poorter, Dutch painter (died 1648)
  • Francisco Salmerón, Spanish painter (died 1632)
  • Giacomo Torelli, Italian set designer and engraver (died 1678)
  • Pieter van Abeele, Dutch medallist and coiner in Amsterdam (died 1684)
  • Abraham Wuchters, Dutch-Danish painter and engraver (died 1682)
  • (born 1608/1612): Giovanni Stefano Danedi Italian painter of frescoes (died 1690)
  • Deaths

  • June - Bernardo Buontalenti, Italian stage designer, architect, theatrical designer, military engineer and artist (born 1536)
  • June 5 - Ippolito Andreasi, painter (born 1548)
  • July 26 - Pablo de Céspedes, Spanish painter, poet, and architect (born 1538)
  • August 13 - Giambologna, sculptor of marble and bronze statuary (born 1529)
  • October 11 – Giovanni Ambrogio Figino, Italian painter (born c.1549/1551)
  • October 26 - Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish painter (born 1553)
  • November 14 - Bartolomeo Carducci, Italian painter (born 1560)
  • date unknown
  • Kanō Mitsunobu, Japanese painter of the Kanō school (born unknown)
  • Pieter van der Borcht (I), Flemish Renaissance painter and etcher (born 1535 or 1545)
  • Alessandro Vittoria, Italian Mannerist sculptor of the Venetian school (born 1525)
  • References

    1608 in art Wikipedia


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