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1728 in art

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1728 in art

Events from the year 1728 in art.

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Events

  • October 20 – Copenhagen Fire of 1728: The worst fire in the history of Copenhagen breaks out. It lasts for 3 days and destroys important cultural treasures such as the University of Copenhagen library and original Baroque interiors of the Reformed Church, Copenhagen.
  • Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin is admitted to the Royal Academy.
  • William Hogarth begins painting scenes from The Beggar's Opera.
  • Paintings

  • Canaletto (1725–1728) (Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg)
  • View of Church of San Giovanni dei Battuti on the Isle of Murano
  • View of the Isles of San Michele, San Cristoforo and Murano from the Fondamenta Nuove
  • Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin – Der Roschen (Cat with Stingray)
  • Births

  • March 12 – Anton Raphael Mengs, German painter (died 1779)
  • April 20 - Nicolas Henri Joseph de Fassin, Belgian landscape painter (died 1811)
  • May 24 – Jean-Baptiste Pillement, Rococo painter, designer and engraver (died 1808)
  • July 1 – Nicolas-Guy Brenet, French historical painter (died 1792)
  • date unknown
  • Johan Alm, Finnish painter and field sergeant (died 1810)
  • Pietro Bardellino – Italian painter (died 1819)
  • Fabio Berardi, Italian engraver (died 1788)
  • John Clayton, English painter (died 1800)
  • Nathan Drake, English painter (died 1778)
  • Ubaldo Gandolfi, Italian painter (died 1781)
  • Johan Philip Korn, Swedish painter (died 1796)
  • Marie-Thérèse Reboul, French painter of natural history, still lifes, and flowers (died 1805)
  • Deaths

  • January 26 – Paolo de Matteis, Italian painter who worked for the Spanish Viceroy of Naples (born 1662)
  • April 21 – Cardinal Filippo Antonio Gualterio, art collector (born 1660)
  • September 21 – Francis Place, English gentleman draughtsman, potter, engraver and printmaker (born 1647)
  • November 27 – Santi Prunati, Italian painter of many churches in and around Verona (born 1652/1656)
  • December 8 – Camillo Rusconi, Italian sculptor (born 1658)
  • date unknown
  • Michiel Carree, Dutch painter (born 1666)
  • Isaac Paling, Dutch Golden Age painter (born 1640)
  • Yang Jin, Chinese painter during the Qing Dynasty (born 1644)
  • References

    1728 in art Wikipedia


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