Neha Patil

1739 in art

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1739 in art

Events from the year 1739 in art.

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Events

  • Royal sculptor Edme Bouchardon is commissioned to design the Fontaine des Quatre-Saisons in Paris.
  • Paintings

  • Francis Bindon – Portrait of Dean Jonathan Swift (for Chapter of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin)
  • François Boucher – The Breakfast
  • Joseph Parrocel – Saint Francis Regis Interceding for the Plague Victims
  • Antoine Pesne – Portrait of Frederick the Great as Crown Prince
  • Francesco Carlo Rusca – Portrait of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
  • Paul Troger – Apotheosis of Charles VI as Apollo (fresco for Imperial staircase ceiling at Göttweig Abbey, Austria)
  • Births

  • February 23 - Peter Adolf Hall, Swedish-French artist primarily of miniature paintings (died 1793)
  •  ?August – Francis Towne, English water-colour painter (died 1816)
  • August 21 – Mariano Salvador Maella, Spanish painter and engraver (died 1819)
  • October 3 – Valentine Green, engraver (died 1813)
  • date unknown
  • Antoine Cardon, also known as Cardon the Elder, Belgian painter, portraitist and engraver (died 1822)
  • Nicolas Benjamin Delapierre, French artist (died 1800)
  • Kitao Shigemasa, Japanese ukiyo-e artist from Edo (died 1820)
  • Giuseppe Levati, Italian painter and designer of the late-Baroque and Neoclassicism period (died 1828)
  • probable – Deng Shiru, Chinese calligrapher during the Qing Dynasty (died 1805)
  • Deaths

  • January 20 – Francesco Galli Bibiena, Italian architect/designer/painter (born 1659)
  • March 31 – Magnus Berg, Norwegian painter, woodcarver, sculptor and non-fiction writer (born 1666)
  • April 23 - Andrey Matveyev, Russian portraitist (born 1702)
  • April 27 – Pierre Imbert Drevet, French portrait engraver (born 1697)
  • May 10 – Cosmas Damian Asam, German Baroque painter and architect (born 1686)
  • June 27 – Thomas Wedgwood III, potter (born 1685)
  • July 15 – Juan Ramírez Mejandre, Spanish Baroque sculptor (born 1680)
  • December 23 – John Vanderbank, English portrait painter and book illustrator (born 1694)
  • date unknown
  • Charles Jervas, Irish portrait painter, translator, and art collector (born 1675)
  • Carlo Moscatiello, Italian painter of quadratura (born 1650)
  • References

    1739 in art Wikipedia


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