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1748 in art

Events from the year 1748 in art.

Contents

Events

  • The Paris Salon first introduces a jury.
  • Patience Lovell, the first recognized American-born sculptor, marries Joseph Wright.
  • Works

  • Canaletto – The South Façade of Warwick Castle (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid)
  • Maurice Quentin de La Tour – Marie Leszczyńska, Queen of France and Nazarre (pastels)
  • Robert Feke – Portrait of William Bowdoin
  • Thomas Gainsborough – Landscape in Suffolk
  • William Hogarth – The Gate of Calais, or O, the Roast Beef of Old England
  • Awards

  • Prix de Rome (for sculpture) – Augustin Pajou
  • Births

  • May 22 – Thomas Roberts, Irish Landscape artist (died 1778)
  • June 22 – John Carter, English draughtsman and architect (died 1817)
  • August 30, Jacques-Louis David, French painter (died 1825)
  • September 26 – Johann Sebastian Bach, German painter and grandson of the composer (died 1778)
  • October 9 – Jacob Adam, Austrian copper etcher (died 1811)
  • October 16 – Augustin Dupré, French engraver of French currency and medals (died 1833)
  • October 13 – Johann Dominicus Fiorillo, painter and art historian (died 1821)
  • date unknown
  • Antonio Carnicero, Spanish painter in the Neoclassical style (died 1814)
  • Christina Chalon, Dutch painter and etcher (died 1808)
  • Marie-Anne Collot, French sculptor (died 1821)
  • Charles Eschard, French painter, draftsman and engraver (died 1810)
  • Pierre-Charles Jombert, French painter (died 1825)
  • Louis Masreliez, Swedish painter and interior designer (died 1810)
  • John Ramage, Irish American goldsmith and miniaturist (died 1802)
  • Dionys van Dongen, Dutch painter (died 1819)
  • Marten Waefelaerts, Flemish 18th century landscape painter (died 1799)
  • 1748/1749: Henry Pelham, American painter, engraver, and cartographer (died 1806) (drowned)
  • Deaths

  • April 12 – William Kent, architect and designer (born 1685)
  • May 5 – Alessandro Galli Bibiena, Italian architect and painter, eldest son of Ferdinando Galli Bibiena (born 1686)
  • June 11 – Felice Torelli, Italian from a family of painters, painter of altarpieces (born 1667)
  • August 14 – Thomas Germain, silversmith (born 1673)
  • September 15 – Johann Georg Schmidt, Austrian Baroque painter (born 1685)
  • date unknown
  • Ferdinando del Cairo, Italian painter of the Baroque (born 1666)
  • Giovanni Casini, Italian portrait painter and sculptor (born 1689)
  • Giovanni Battista Lama, Italian painter, active mainly in Naples (born 1673)
  • Giovanni Pietro Ligario, Italian painter of historical pictures for churches and private collections (born 1686)
  • Henry Scheemakers, Flemish sculptor (born unknown)
  • Robert van Audenaerde, Flemish painter and engraver (born 1663)
  • References

    1748 in art Wikipedia


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