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1656 in art

Events from the year 1656 in art.

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Events

  • March–December - Outbreak of plague in Naples kills many artists there.
  • Works

  • Bernardino Mei – The Charlatan
  • Rembrandt – Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph
  • Diego Velázquez – Las Meninas (Museo del Prado, Madrid)
  • Jan Vermeer – The Procuress (approximate date; Gemäldegalerie, Dresden)
  • Births

  • April 9 – Francesco Trevisani, Italian painter of frescoes (died 1746)
  • April 25 – Giovanni Antonio Burrini, Bolognese painter in late-Baroque or Rococo style (died 1727)
  • July 15 – Massimiliano Soldani Benzi, Italian sculptor and medallist (died 1740)
  • August 18 – Ferdinando Galli Bibiena, Italian architect, designer, painter and author (died 1743)
  • October 10 – Nicolas de Largillière, French painter (died 1746)
  • November – Jacob de Heusch, Dutch painter (died 1701)
  • December 11 – Johann Michael Rottmayr, Austrian painter (died 1730)
  • date unknown
  • Pierre Aveline, French engraver, print-publisher and print-seller (died 1722)
  • François Barois, French sculptor (died 1726)
  • Simone Brentana, Italian painter of the Baroque period, active in Verona (died 1742)
  • Heinrich Charasky, Hungarian sculptor (died 1710)
  • José de Cieza, Spanish painter (died 1692)
  • Louis de Deyster, Flemish painter of churches and maker of musical instruments (died 1711)
  • Sebastiano Galeotti, peripatetic Italian painter of the late-Baroque period (died 1746)
  • Maria Oriana Galli-Bibiena, Italian painter (died 1749)
  • Willem Wissing, Dutch portrait artist (died 1687)
  • Deaths

  • April 27
  • Gerard van Honthorst, Dutch painter of Utrecht (born 1592)
  • Jan van Goyen, Dutch landscape painter (born 1596)
  • May 17 - Dirck Hals, Dutch painter of festivals and ballroom scenes (born 1591)
  • July 12 - Giovanni Giacomo Barbelli, Italian painter, active in Brescia (born 1604)
  • August - Salomon Koninck, Dutch painter of genre scenes, portraits and an engraver (born 1609)
  • November 12 - Hendrick van Anthonissen, Dutch marine painter (born 1605)
  • December 20 - David Beck, Dutch portrait painter (born 1621)
  • December 28 - Laurent de La Hyre, French painter (born 1606)
  • date unknown
  • Guido Ubaldo Abbatini, Italian painter (born 1600)
  • Jacopo Barbello, Italian painter (born 1590)
  • Didier Barra, French Renaissance painter (born 1590)
  • Gregorio Bausá, Spanish painter (born 1590)
  • Remigio Cantagallina, Italian etcher (born 1582)
  • Francisco Collantes, Spanish painter (born 1599)
  • Maria de Abarca, Spanish painter of large and miniature portraits (born unknown)
  • Francesco Francanzano, Italian painter (born 1612; executed for inciting rebellion)
  • Francisco Herrera the Elder, Spanish painter and founder of the Seville school for the arts (born 1576)
  • Jean Monier, French painter (born 1600)
  • victims of Naples Plague
  • Bernardo Cavallino, Italian painter working in Naples (born 1616)
  • Massimo Stanzione, Italian Caravaggisti painter of frescoes (born 1586)
  • probable
  • Luigi Miradori, Italian painter, active mainly in Cremona (born 1600/1610)
  • Harmen Steenwijck, Dutch painter of still lifes, notably of fruit (born 1612)
  • possible - Artemisia Gentileschi, Italian painter (born 1593)
  • References

    1656 in art Wikipedia


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