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1717 in art

Events from the year 1717 in art.

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Events

  • April 13 – Thomas Coke purchases a marble statue of Artemis/Diana dated to 190–200 AD, believed to be a copy of a mid 4th century BC Hellenistic original, for 900 crowns, making it the most expensive item he acquired for the art collections of Holkham Hall.
  • Paintings

  • Charles Jervas – Portrait of Isaac Newton
  • Jean-Marc Nattier – Portraits of Peter the Great and Catherine I of Russia
  • Enoch Seeman – Portrait of Elihu Yale
  • Antoine Watteau
  • Embarkation for Cythera
  • Les plaisirs du bal (approximate date)
  • Births

  • February 14 – Jan Palthe, Dutch portrait painter (died 1769)
  • February 17 – Adam Friedrich Oeser, German etcher, painter and sculptor (died 1799)
  • April 23 – Pieter Barbiers, Dutch painter (died 1780)
  • May 4 - Jean-Charles François, French engraver (died 1769)
  • June 20 – Jacques Saly, French sculptor (died 1776)
  • August 11 – Giovanni Carlo Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect, designer, and painter (died 1760)
  • December 4 – Norbert Grund, Czech painter of the Rococo style (died 1767)
  • date unknown
  • Giuseppe Bottani, Italian painter active in the Baroque period (died 1784)
  • Alexander Cozens, British landscape-painter in water-colours and published teacher of painting (died 1786)
  • Robert Wood, British engraver, gentleman and politician (died 1771)
  • Deaths

  • January 16 – Elias Brenner, Swedish painter and archeologist (born 1647)
  • February 18 – Giovanni Maria Morandi, Italian painter of altarpieces (born 1622)
  • April 5 – Jean Jouvenet, French painter (born 1647)
  • April 8 - Antoine Benoist, French painter and sculptor (born 1632)
  • May 7 – Bon Boullogne, French painter (born 1649)
  • November 21 – Jean-Baptiste Santerre, French painter (born 1650)
  • date unknown
  • Luigi Quaini, Italian painter of landscapes and architecture (born 1643)
  • Carlo Antonio Rambaldi, Italian painter of the Baroque period (born 1680)
  • Girolamo Ruggieri, Italian painter of landscapes and battle paintings (born 1662)
  • John Slezer, Dutch- or German-born military engineer and artist (born 1650)
  • Wang Hui, Chinese landscape painter, the best known of the Four Wangs (born 1632)
  • References

    1717 in art Wikipedia


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