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1752 in art

Events from the year 1752 in art.

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Events

  • 1 March – Scottish painter Allan Ramsay elopes with and marries, as his second wife, the Jacobite heiress Margaret Lindsay.
  • A fire at Kremsier (modern-day Kroměříž in Moravia) destroys the originals of three 16th century paintings made by Hans Holbein the Younger in England: Sir Thomas More and his family, The Triumph of Wealth and The Triumph of Poverty.
  • Works

  • François Boucher
  • Allegory of Music
  • Marie-Louise O'Murphy (approximate date)
  • A Reclining Nymph Playing The Flute With Putti, Perhaps The Muse Euterpe
  • Canaletto
  • Northumberland House
  • Warwick Castle, the East Front from the Outer Court (Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, England)
  • Jean-Marc Nattier – Baronne Rigoley d'Ogny as Aurora
  • Louis-François Roubiliac – Monument to John Montagu, 2nd Duke of Montagu (marble, Warkton church, Northamptonshire, England)
  • Gaspare Traversi
  • Murder during Meal at the House of Absalom (Absalom murders Amnon) (Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls, Rome)
  • The Wound (Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice)
  • Births

  • January 1 – Betsy Ross, American flag designer and seamstress (died 1836)
  • January 18 – Josiah Boydell, British publisher and painter (died 1817)
  • February 5 – Jean Grandjean, Dutch painter, draftsman and watercolourist (died 1781)
  • April 4 – Jean-Pierre Saint-Ours, Swiss painter (died 1809)
  • April 21 – Humphry Repton, English garden designer and artist (died 1818)
  • August 21 – Antonio Cavallucci, Italian painter (died 1795)
  • September – George Keith Ralph, British portrait painter (died 1811)
  • September 28 – John the Painter, born James Aitken, painter turned terrorist in British naval dockyards in 1776–77 (hanged 1777)
  • date unknown
  • John Robert Cozens, English draftsman and painter of romantic watercolor landscapes (died 1797)
  • George Farington, English artist (died 1788)
  • Jean-Baptiste Giraud, French sculptor (died 1830)
  • Luke Havell, English engraver, etcher and painter (died 1810)
  • Torii Kiyonaga, Japanese ukiyo-e printmaker and painter of the Torii school (died 1815)
  • 1752/1753: William Baillie, British artist working in India (died 1799)
  • 1752/1754: Abraham Abramson, Prussian coiner and medallist (died 1811)
  • Deaths

  • January 11 – Johann Jakob Frey the Elder, Swiss engraver (born 1681)
  • January 26 – Jean-François de Troy, French painter (born 1679)
  • April 6 – Friedrich Christian Glume, German sculptor (born 1714)
  • May 4 – Pieter Snyers, Flemish art collector, painter, draughtsman and engraver (born 1681)
  • May 24 – Charles Parrocel, French painter and engraver and a specialist in battle and hunting scenes (born 1688)
  • June 15 – Charles-Antoine Coypel, French painter, art commentator and playwright (born 1694)
  • June 29 – Antonio Corradini, Venetian Rococo sculptor (born 1688)
  • June 30 – James Seymour, English painter of equestrian subjects (born 1702)
  • October 20 (bur.) – William Verelst, English painter of portraits, still lifes and birds (born 1704)
  • date unknown
  • Jacopo Amigoni, Italian painter known for mythological figures and religious artifacts, best known for his initial work in Venice (born 1682)
  • Bian Shoumin, Chinese painter in Qing Dynasty (born 1684)
  • probable - Robert Feke, American painter (born ca. 1705)
  • References

    1752 in art Wikipedia


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