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1661 in art

Events from the year 1661 in art.

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Events

  • April 19 - Philip IV of Spain appoints Juan Bautista Martínez del Mazo to succeed his late father-in-law Diego Velázquez as court painter (Pintor de cámara) in Madrid.
  • October - The newly-restored King Charles II of England appoints Peter Lely as court painter.
  • Paintings

  • Filippo Abbiati - Coriolanus Persuaded By His Family To Raise the Siege of Rome
  • Gerrit Dou - Old Lady with a Candle
  • Gabriël Metsu
  • Lovers at Breakfast
  • The Visit to the Nursery, after the birth of Sara Hinlopen (1660)
  • Reinier Nooms - Ships on the IJ at Amsterdam
  • Rembrandt
  • The Evangelist Matthew Inspired by the Angel
  • Saint James The Elder
  • Jan van Kessel, senior - Allegory of Air
  • Jan Vermeer - View of Delft
  • John Michael Wright - Charles II in Coronation Robes
  • Births

  • February 24 - Alexandre-François Desportes, French painter and decorative designer who specialised in animal works (died 1743)
  • March - Lucas de Valdés, Spanish painter and engraver (died 1724)
  • April 11 - Antoine Coypel, French painter (died 1722)
  • June 1 - Gaspard Rigaud, French painter and portraitist (died 1705)
  • June 29 - Peter Van Dievoet, Belgian sculptor and designer of ornamental architectural features (died 1729)
  • date unknown
  • Scipione Angelini, Italian painter best known for still lifes (died 1729)
  • Benoît Audran the Elder, French engraver (died 1721)
  • Nunzio Ferraiuoli, Italian painter (died 1735)
  • Giacinto Garofalini, Italian painter (died 1723)
  • Claude Charles, French historical and decorative painter (died 1747)
  • Simon Gribelin, French line engraver (died 1733)
  • Jacob Leyssens, Flemish painter and decorator from the Baroque (died 1710)
  • Domenico Maria Muratori, Bolognese (Italian) painter (died 1744)
  • Thomas Quellinus, Flemish sculptor (died 1709)
  • Ezaias Terwesten, Dutch painter (died 1724)
  • Ignaz Waibl, Austrian woodcarver (died 1733)
  • probable - Alida Withoos, Dutch botanical artist and painter (died 1730)
  • Deaths

  • January 29 - Bartolomeo Gennari, Italian Renaissance painter (born 1594)
  • March 23 - Pieter de Molijn, Dutch Golden Age painter and engraver born in England (born 1595)
  • March 25 - Jan van Aken, Dutch Golden Age painter and engraver (born 1614)
  • May 14 - Ilario Casolano, Italian painter (born 1588)
  • June 21 - Andrea Sacchi, Italian painter of High Baroque Classicism (born 1599)
  • August - Gerard Houckgeest, Dutch Delft School painter (born 1600)
  • August 5 (bur.) - Cornelis Janssens van Ceulen, Dutch portrait painter (born 1593)
  • September 11 - Jan Fyt, Flemish animal painter and etcher (born 1611)
  • September 16 (bur.) – Cornelis Vroom, Dutch painter (born 1591), known for landscapes and seascapes, son of reverse-named Hendrick Cornelisz Vroom (1566–1640)
  • October 25 - Lucas de Wael, Flemish painter active mainly in Genoa (born 1591)
  • October 28 - Ottavio Amigoni, Italian painter, active in Brescia (born 1606)
  • November 2 - Daniel Seghers, Flemish Jesuit brother and painter who specialized in flower still lifes (born 1590)
  • November 11 - David Ryckaert III, Flemish painter, member of the Ryckaert family of artists (born 1612)
  • date unknown
  • Willem Outgertsz Akersloot, Dutch Golden Age engraver (born 1600)
  • Cecco Bravo, Florentine painter of the Baroque period (born 1601)
  • Francesco Curradi, Italian painter of the style described as Counter-Maniera or Counter-Mannerism (born 1570)
  • Simon Luttichuys, Dutch painter (born 1610)
  • Flaminio Torre, Italian Baroque painter of churches in Bologna (born 1620)
  • Jan Gerritsz van Bronckhorst, Dutch painter and engraver (born 1603)
  • probable
  • Frederik Bouttats, Flemish engraver (born 1620)
  • Jacob Peter Gowy, Flemish painter of The Flight of Icarus (born 1615)
  • Anton Francesco Lucini, Italian engraver and printmaker (born 1610)
  • Anthonie Jansz. van der Croos, Dutch painter (born 1606)
  • References

    1661 in art Wikipedia


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