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1707 in art

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1707 in art

Events from the year 1707 in art.

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Events

  • Antoine Coypel becomes professor and rector of the Académie de peinture et de sculpture.
  • James Thornhill begins work on the Painted Hall of the Royal Hospital for Seamen, Greenwich (completed 1727), probably having concluded work at Chatsworth House.
  • Paintings

  • Michael Dahl – Portrait of Sir William Whetstone (probable date)
  • Andrea Pozzo – Admittance of Hercules to Olympus (trompe-l'œil painting on ceiling of Liechtenstein Garden Palace, Vienna)
  • Francesco Solimena – Portrait of Charles III of Habsburg
  • Dirk Valkenburg – A Plantation in Suriname
  • Willem van de Velde the Younger – The Gust
  • Births

  • January 11 – Giuseppe Bonito, Neapolitan painter of the Rococo period (died 1789)
  • February 27 – Joseph Johann Kauffmann, Austrian painter of portraits, church decorations, and castle depictions (died 1782)
  • March 2 – Louis-Michel van Loo, French painter (died 1771)
  • May 21 – Francisco Salzillo, Spanish sculptor (died 1781)
  • July 8 – Jacques-Philippe Le Bas, French engraver (died 1783)
  • September 30 – Pietro Rotari, Italian painter of portraits and altarpieces (died 1762)
  • date unknown
  • Joseph Badger, American portrait artist (died 1765)
  • Jean-Bernard, abbé Le Blanc, French art critic and director of the official French policy in the arts (died 1781)
  • William Hoare, English painter, noted for his pastels (died 1792)
  • Sim Sajeong, Korean genre painter in the style of the Joseon period (died 1769)
  • Maria Felice Tibaldi, Italian painter of portraits and historical subjects (died unknown)
  • Deaths

  • February 16 – Hendrik Bary, Dutch engraver (born 1632)
  • February 22 – Giacinto Calandrucci, Italian painter at the studio of Carlo Maratta (born 1646)
  • April 2 – Gerard Edelinck, Flemish copper-plate engraver (born 1649)
  • April 6 – Willem van de Velde the Younger (born 1633)
  • June 15 – Antonio Verrio, Italian painter of altarpieces, master gardener, active mainly in England (born 1639)
  • October 1 – Pierre Le Ber, portrait painter from Montreal (born 1669)
  • December 24 – Noël Coypel, French painter (born 1628)
  • date unknown – Alessandro Mari, Italian painter of capricci and symbolical representations (born 1650)
  • References

    1707 in art Wikipedia


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