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1640 in art

Events from the year 1640 in art.

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Events

  • Nicholas Poussin completes the first series of Seven Sacraments.
  • Abraham van Linge begins painting the windows for the chapel of University College, Oxford.
  • Opening of the iconography studio at the Kremlin Armoury.
  • Paintings

  • Govert Flinck - A Young Archer (c.1639-40)
  • Giovanna Garzoni - Still Life with Bowl of Citrons
  • Jacob Jordaens (approximate dates)
  • The King Drinks
  • Prometheus Bound
  • Rembrandt
  • Harmen Doomer
  • Portrait of an Elderly Woman in a White Bonnet
  • Self-portrait
  • Diego Velázquez - Mars Resting (Prado Museum)
  • Births

  • June 21 - Abraham Mignon, Dutch flower painter born at Frankfurt (died 1679)
  • August 2 - Gérard Audran, French engraver of the Audran family (died 1703)
  • September 11 (or 1641) - Gerard de Lairesse, Dutch Golden Age painter and art theorist (died 1711)
  • September 29 - Antoine Coysevox, French sculptor who emigrated from Spain (died 1720)
  • date unknown
  • Filippo Abbiati, Italian painter (died 1715)
  • Jean François Baudesson, French painter of flowers and fruit (died 1713)
  • Giovanni Lorenzo Bertolotti, Italian painter, active in Genoa (died 1721)
  • Jacques d'Agar, French portrait painter (died 1716)
  • Henry Gyles, English glass painter (died 1709)
  • Buhurizade Mustafa Itri, Ottoman-Turkish musician, composer, calligrapher, singer and poet (died 1712)
  • Isaac Paling, Dutch Golden Age painter (died 1728)
  • Jose Risueño, Spanish painter who helped decorate the cupola of the church in the Carthusian monastery (died 1721)
  • probable
  • Giovanni Ventura Borghesi, Italian painter, active mainly in Rome (died 1708)
  • Marco Liberi, Italian painter of mythologic and historic cabinet paintings (died 1687)
  • William van der Gouwen, Dutch engraver (died 1720)
  • Deaths

  • January - Johann Wilhelm Baur, German engraver, etcher and miniature painter (born 1607)
  • January 8 - Alfonso Rivarola, Italian painter, active mainly in his native Ferrara (born 1607)
  • February 4 (bur.) - Hendrick Cornelisz Vroom, Dutch painter (born 1566), father of Cornelis Hendriksz Vroom
  • May 30 - Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish painter (born 1577)
  • June - Abraham van der Doort, Dutch-born artist and curator (born c. 1575/1580?) (suicide)
  • July 3 - Giuseppe Cesari, Italian painter (born 1568)
  • August 3 - Giovanni Antonio Lelli, Italian painter of the Baroque period (born 1591)
  • September 30 - Jacopo da Empoli, Italian late-mannerist painter (born 1551)
  • October 26 - Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor and follower of Giambologna (born 1557)
  • November 22 - Mario Minniti, Italian painter, who was also the model for Caravaggio's painting Boy with a Basket of Fruit (born 1577)
  • November 25 - Pellegrino Piola, Italian painter (born 1617)
  • December 22 - Jean de Beaugrand, French lineographer and mathematician (born 1584)
  • date unknown
  • Vicente Guirri, Spanish painter (date of birth unknown)
  • Giovanni Battista Ruggieri, Italian painter (date of birth unknown)
  • probable
  • Antonia Bertucci-Pinelli, Italian woman painter (date of birth unknown)
  • Ercole de Maria, Italian painter awarded knighthood by Urban VIII (b. unknown)
  • References

    1640 in art Wikipedia


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