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1755 in art

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1755 in art

Events from the year 1755 in art.

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Events

  • Canaletto returns from England to Venice, where he continues painting until his death in 1768.
  • Paintings

  • Jean-Honoré Fragonard – Musical Contest (1754-1755)
  • William Hogarth – Sealing the Tomb
  • John Shackleton – George II (Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh)
  • Births

  • January 30 - Richard Collins, English chief miniature and enamel painter to George III (died 1831)
  • February - Albert Christoph Dies, German painter and composer (died 1822)
  • February 6 – Henry Bone, English enamel painter (died 1834)
  • February 13 - Philibert-Louis Debucourt, French painter and engraver (died 1832)
  • April 9 - William Birch, English miniature painter and engraver (died 1834)
  • April 16 – Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Le Brun, French painter (died 1842)
  • July 6 – John Flaxman, sculptor (died 1826)
  • July 14 - Charles-Antoine Clevenbergh, Flemish painter of still-life (died 1810)
  • August 4 – Nicolas-Jacques Conté, painter and inventor of the pencil (died 1805)
  • August 17 – Thomas Stothard, English painter and engraver (died 1834)
  • September 8 - Petrus Johannes van Regemorter, Flemish landscape and genre painter (died 1830)
  • November 16 - Marie Jeanne Clemens, Danish engraver and painter, member of Danish Academy of Fine Arts (died 1791)
  • December 3 – Gilbert Stuart, American painter (died 1828)
  • December 4 – Franz Caucig, Slovene painter and drawer (died 1828)
  • date unknown
  • Prince Hoare, English painter and dramatist (died 1834)
  • Philip Jean, English miniaturist painter (died 1802)
  • Luigi Mayer, Italian-German painter (died 1803)
  • Filippo Pennino, Italian sculptor (died 1801)
  • Deaths

  • March 6 – Pier Leone Ghezzi, Italian Rococo painter and caricaturist active in Rome (born 1674)
  • April 30 – Jean-Baptiste Oudry, French Rococo painter, engraver and tapestry designer (born 1686)
  • May 23 - Juan Antonio García de Bouzas, Spanish painter (born 1680)
  • May 25 – Gustavus Hesselius, Swedish-American painter (born 1682)
  • date unknown
  • Pietro Anderlini, Italian painter of the Rococo period (born 1687)
  • Li Fangying, Chinese painter from Jiangsu (born 1696)
  • Jean-Louis Lemoyne, French sculptor (born 1665)
  • Giovanni Agostino Ratti, Italian cabinet painter, engraver, and constructed scenography (born 1699)
  • Odoardo Vicinelli, Italian painter of the late-Baroque period (born 1684)
  • probable (died 1755/1759) – Giuseppe Antonio Petrini, painter of Italian or Lombard heritage (born 1677)
  • References

    1755 in art Wikipedia


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