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1666 in art

Events from the year 1666 in art.

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Events

  • June 1–4 – Four Days' Battle, a naval battle of the Second Anglo-Dutch War at which Willem van de Velde the Elder is present and makes sketches.
  • A stay of three to five years at the Palazzo Mancini in Rome, at the expense of the King of France, is added to the Prix de Rome award.
  • Works

  • Sir Peter Lely
  • Barbara Palmer, Duchess of Cleveland, as St. Catherine of Alexandria (approximate date)
  • Flagmen of Lowestoft, portraits of English admirals (series completed at about this date)
  • Vermeer – The Art of Painting
  • Births

  • April 12 – Pierre Le Gros the Younger, French sculptor, active almost exclusively in Baroque Rome (died 1719)
  • April 17 - Johann Michael Feuchtmayer the Elder, German painter and copper engraver (died 1713)
  • August 12 – Antonio Balestra, Italian Rococo painter (died 1740)
  • November 17 – Benedetto Luti, Italian painter of pastel portraits (died 1724)
  • November 28 - Magnus Berg, Norwegian painter, woodcarver, sculptor and non-fiction writer (died 1739)
  • date unknown
  • Michiel Carree, Dutch painter (died 1728)
  • Ferdinando del Cairo, Italian painter (died 1748)
  • Anna Maria Ehrenstrahl, Swedish Baroque painter of allegories, portraits and group portraits (died 1729)
  • Giovanna Fratellini, Italian painter of small miniature portraits (died 1731)
  • Abbot Giovanni Felice Ramelli, Italian painter of portrait miniatures (died 1740)
  • Deaths

  • February 24 – Nicholas Lanier, English composer, singer, lutenist, painter and art collector (born 1588)
  • May 13 – Pier Francesco Mola, Italian painter of frescoes (born 1612)
  • June 29 – Mateo Cerezo, Spanish painter (born 1637)
  • August 26 – Frans Hals, Dutch painter (born c. 1580)
  • October – Jan Albertsz Rotius, Dutch portrait painter (born 1624)
  • December 8 - Dancker Danckerts, Dutch engraver and publisher (born 1634)
  • December 9 – Guercino, Italian Baroque painter (born 1591)
  • date unknown
  • Domenico Bruni, Italian painter, mainly active in Brescia (born 1600)
  • Giovanni Angelo Canini, Italian painter and engraver (born 1617)
  • Philip Fruytiers, Flemish painter (born 1627)
  • Sebastian Furck, German engraver (born 1589)
  • 1666 or 1667 – Pieter Snayers, Flemish battlefield painter (born 1592)
  • References

    1666 in art Wikipedia


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