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1741 in art

Events from the year 1741 in art.

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Events

  • At the request of the new Empress Elizabeth of Russia, painter Ivan Nikitich Nikitin begins his journey back from exile in Tobolsk to Saint Petersburg but dies en route.
  • Charles-Joseph Natoire produces a series of cartoons for the Gobelins tapestries History of Mark Anthony.
  • A major collection of Old Master drawings and other material from the collection of Pierre Crozat (died 1740) is auctioned in Paris; the catalogue written by Pierre-Jean Mariette is the first modern descriptive sale catalogue.
  • Works

  • Pietro Longhi – La lezione di danza
  • Michele Marieschi – Magnificentiores Selectioresque Urbis Venetiarum Prospectus (engravings)
  • Martin van Meytens – Portrait of Francis I, Grand Duke of Tuscany
  • Births

  • February 7 – Henry Fuseli, British painter, draughtsman, and writer on art (d. 1825)
  • March 1 - Johann Georg Edlinger, Austrian court painter (died 1819)
  • March 18 – Alexander Kucharsky, Polish portrait painter (died 1819)
  • March 20 – Jean-Antoine Houdon, French neoclassical sculptor (died 1828)
  • March 26 – Jean-Michel Moreau, illustrator and engraver (died 1814)
  • April 15 – Charles Willson Peale, American painter, soldier and naturalist (died 1827)
  • October 11 – James Barry, Irish painter (died 1806)
  • October 30 – Angelica Kauffman, Swiss-Austrian painter (died 1807)
  • November 18 - Carlo Antonio Porporati, Italian engraver and painter (died 1816)
  • date unknown
  • Eliphalet Chapin, furniture designer (died 1807)
  • François-Anne David, French line-engraver (died 1824)
  • Cornelius Høyer, Danish miniature painter (died 1804)
  • Thomas Hickey, Irish painter of portraits and genre scenes (died 1824)
  • Wojciech Kucharski, Polish sculptor and mason (died 1819)
  • James Nixon, English miniature-painter (died 1812)
  • Mette Magrete Tvistman, Danish clockmaker (died 1827)
  • Johann Dallinger von Dalling, Austrian painter (died 1806)
  • Deaths

  • February 15 - Georg Rafael Donner, Austrian sculptor (born 1693)
  • February 19 – Andrea Locatelli, Italian painter of landscapes (vedute) (born 1695)
  • March 8 - Étienne-Jehandier Desrochers, French engraver (born 1668)
  • April 17 – Onofrio Avellino, Italian painter of the Baroque period (born 1674)
  • May 16 – Jacob Christoph Le Blon, German painter and engraver who invented the system of three- and four-colour printing (born 1667)
  • June 6 – Giuseppe Maria Mazza, Bolognese sculptor of the Rococo period (born 1653)
  • July 8 – Pietro Paltronieri, Italian painter of quadratura (born 1673)
  • November – Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini, Venetian decorative and mural painter (born 1675)
  • date unknown
  • Giacomo Adolfi, Italian painter of the Baroque period, active in and around Bergamo (born 1682)
  • Giovanni Antonio Capello, Italian painter of the late-Baroque period, active in Brescia (born 1669)
  • Pedro de Uceda, Spanish Baroque painter (born unknown)
  • Ivan Nikitich Nikitin, Russian painter of portraits and battle scenes (born 1690)
  • Alexey Zubov, Russian etcher (born 1682)
  • References

    1741 in art Wikipedia


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