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1639 in art

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1639 in art

Events from the year 1639 in art.



  • Rembrandt acquires a house in Jodenbreestraat, Amsterdam, now the Rembrandthuis museum.
  • Paintings

  • Claude Lorrain
  • Seaport at Sunset, sometimes referred to as View of a Seaport
  • Village Fête
  • Pietro da Cortona - Allegory of Divine Providence and Barberini Power
  • Artemisia Gentileschi - Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting
  • Guido Reni - The Rape of Europa
  • Jusepe de Ribera
  • Jacob’s Dream
  • Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew, an example of Mannerism and especially the influence of Caravaggio on a contemporary of Francisco de Zurbarán in Spain.
  • Peter Paul Rubens - The Three Graces
  • Diego Velázquez
  • The Jester Calabacillas
  • The Lady with a Fan
  • Zhang Yan - Plum Blossoms in Snow
  • Births

  • May 8 – Giovanni Battista Gaulli (known as Il Baciccio), Italian painter of High Baroque (died 1709)
  • August 6 – Hans van Steenwinckel the Youngest, Danish sculptor and architect (died 1699)
  • date unknown
  • Hendrik Abbé, Flemish engraver, painter, and architect (died unknown)
  • Claude Audran the Younger, French painter (died 1684)
  • Ignatius Croon, Flemish Baroque painter (died 1667)
  • Louis de Chastillon, French painter in enamel and miniature, and engraver (died 1734)
  • Dirck Ferreris, Dutch Golden Age painter (died 1693)
  • Abraham Myra, Finnish painter (died 1684)
  • Caspar Netscher, Dutch portrait and genre works painter (died 1684)
  • Bernardo Racchetti, Italian painter of imaginary vedute (died 1702)
  • Cristoforo Savolini, Italian painter of altarpieces (died 1677)
  • Gian Domenico Valentini, Italian painter of still lifes (died 1715)
  • Deaths

  • January 12 - Reinhold Timm, Danish painter and teacher (born unknown)
  • February
  • Orazio Gentileschi, Italian Baroque Caravaggisti painter (born 1563)
  • Roelant Savery, Dutch Golden Age painter (born 1576)
  • May 22 - Tiberio Tinelli, Italian painter of portraits of aristocracy, merchants, and intellectuals in Venice (born 1586)
  • July 22 - Rutilio di Lorenzo Manetti, Italian Mannerist painter (born 1571)
  • date unknown
  • Bernardino Capitelli, Italian painter and etcher (born 1589)
  • Chen Jiru, Chinese landscape painter and calligrapher during the Ming Dynasty (born 1558)
  • William Peake, English painter and printseller (born 1580)
  • Marcello Provenzale, Italian painter and mosaicist (born 1575)
  • Shōkadō Shōjō, Japanese Edo period Buddhist monk, painter, calligrapher and master of the tea ceremony (born 1584)
  • probable Baldassare d'Anna – Italian painter of the late-Renaissance period (born 1560)
  • References

    1639 in art Wikipedia

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