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1725 in art

Events from the year 1725 in art.

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Events

  • January 20 – The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna is refounded by Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, as the k.k. Hofakademie der Maler, Bildhauer und Baukunst, under the direction of the French-born court painter Jacob van Schuppen.
  • A number of artists including Juan Vicente Ribera are appointed by the Council of Castile to develop a tax structure for artworks
  • Paintings

  • Canaletto
  • Doge's Palace
  • Entrance to the Grand Canal: Looking East
  • The Grand Canal from Rialto toward the North
  • The Grand Canal near the Ponte di Rialto
  • The Grand Canal with the Rialto Bridge in the Background
  • Rio dei Mendicanti: Looking South
  • Santi Giovanni e Paolo and the Scuola di San Marco
  • Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin – The Skate
  • Jacob de Wit – Hercules on Mount Olympus (ceiling painting now at Waddesdon Manor, England)
  • Johann Michael Rottmayr – Dome fresco, St. Charles's Church, Vienna
  • Births

  • January 16 - Johann Anton de Peters, German painter and etcher (died 1795)
  • February 17 – Joseph Ignatz Sadler, Czech fresco painter (died 1767)
  • May 16 - Peder Als, Danish historical and portrait painter (died 1775)
  • June 3 - Christoph Friedrich Reinhold Lisiewski, German portrait painter (died 1794)
  • July 1 - Rhoda Delaval, English portrait painter (died 1757)
  • August 21 – Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French painter (died 1805)
  • September 7 - William Duesbury, English enameller and entrepreneur (died 1786)
  • September 25 – Francesco Bartolozzi, Italian engraver (died 1815)
  • October 7 (bapt.) - Francis Swaine, English marine painter (died 1782)
  • November 22 – Ignaz Günther, German sculptor and woodcarver within the Bavarian rococo tradition (died 1775)
  • date unknown
  • Guillaume Philippe Benoist, French line engraver (died 1770)
  • Giuseppe Canale, Italian painter and engraver (died 1802)
  • Domenico Cunego, Italian printmaker (died 1803)
  • James Gabriel Huquier, French portrait painter and engraver (died 1805)
  • Therese Maron, German painter active in Rome (died 1806)
  • Nicola Peccheneda, Italian painter (died 1804)
  • Antonio Ponz, Spanish painter (died 1792)
  • Juan Ramírez de Arellano, Spanish Baroque painter (died 1782)
  • Deaths

  • February 5 – Christoph Weigel the Elder, German engraver and art dealer (born 1654)
  • March 2 – José Benito de Churriguera, Spanish architect and sculptor (born 1665)
  • May 6 – Bernardo Schiaffino, Italian sculptor (born 1678)
  • September 2 – Charles-François Poerson, French painter (born 1653)
  • September 11 – Giuseppe Gambarini, Italian painter of frescoes (born 1680)
  • October – José Mora, Spanish sculptor (born 1638)
  • date unknown
  • Gioseffo Maria Bartolini, Italian painter (born 1657)
  • Giovanni Girolamo Bonesi, Italian painter (born 1653)
  • Bernard Lens II, English engraver, pioneer of mezzotint technique, and publisher (born 1659)
  • probable – Jan Soukens, Dutch Golden Age painter (born c.1650)
  • References

    1725 in art Wikipedia


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