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1765 in art

Events from the year 1765 in art.

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Events

  • June 12 – The death of General John Guise in London activates his 1760 bequest of a large collection of Old Master paintings to his alma mater, Christ Church, Oxford, where they are assembled in 1767 as the foundation of Christ Church Picture Gallery.
  • The Uffizi in Florence is officially opened to the public as an art gallery.
  • Irish sculptor Christopher Hewetson and American painter Henry Benbridge arrive in Rome, where Hewetson settles.
  • Works

  • Francis Cotes – Portrait of Maria Walpole, Countess Waldegrave
  • Jean-Honoré Fragonard – The High Priest Coresus Sacrificing Himself to Save Callirhoe
  • Anton Graff – Self-portrait
  • Tilly Kettle – Portrait of Mrs. Yates as Mandane in 'The Orphan of China' (approximate date; Tate Britain)
  • William Pars – The Parthenon when it contained a mosque (Published in James Stuart and Nicholas Revett, The Antiquities of Athens, London, 1789)
  • Joshua Reynolds
  • Portrait of John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore
  • Robert Clive and his family with an Indian maid
  • George Stubbs – Portrait of a Hunting Tyger (Cheetah with two Indian attendants and a stag)
  • Richard Wilson – Lake Avernus I (approximate date)
  • Births

  • February 21 – Michał Ceptowski, Bavarian born stucco artist who settles and worked in Poland (died 1829)
  • March 3 – Francesco Alberi, Italian painter of historical scenes and frescoes (died 1836)
  • March 7 – Nicéphore Niépce, French inventor and pioneer photographer (died 1833)
  • April 1 – Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian artist (died 1810)
  • May 7 – Giovanni Monti, Italian landscape painter (died 1825)
  • May 13 – Vieira Portuense, painter (died 1805)
  • June 10 – Cladius Detlev Fritzsch, also known as C. D. Fritzsch, Danish flower painter (died 1841)
  • December 3 – Adélaïde Dufrénoy, French poet and painter from Brittany (died 1825)
  • date unknown
  • Pietro Bonato, Italian painter and engraver (died 1820)
  • Edme-François-Étienne Gois, French sculptor (died 1836)
  • Thomas Kirk, British painter and engraver (died 1797)
  • Domenico Vantini, Italian painter specializing in portrait miniatures (died 1825)
  • 1765/1770 – Fryderyk Bauman, Polish architect and sculptor-decorator (died 1845)
  • Deaths

  • February 10 – Jean-Baptiste-Henri Deshays, French painter (born 1729)
  • April 15 – Mikhail Lomonosov, Russian polymath, scientist, writer and mosaic artist (born 1711)
  • May – Joseph Badger, American portrait artist (born 1707)
  • July 15 – Charles-André van Loo, French subject painter (born 1705), and a younger brother of Jean-Baptiste van Loo
  • August 1 – Ulla Adlerfelt, Swedish painter and noblewoman (born 1736)
  • August 18 – Jean-Joseph Balechou, French engraver (born 1715)
  • September 5 – Johann Christian Fiedler, German portrait painter (born 1697)
  • October 21 – Giovanni Paolo Pannini or Panini, Italian painter and architect, mainly known as one of the vedutisti or veduta or view painters (born 1691)
  • December 5 – Johann Salomon Wahl, German painter who became court painter in Denmark (born 1689)
  • date unknown
  • Pietro Campana, Spanish engraver (born 1727)
  • Giovanni Battista Chiappe, Italian painter of the late-Baroque period (born 1723)
  • Corrado Giaquinto, Italian Rococo painter (born 1703)
  • Ercole Graziani the Younger, Italian painter (born 1688)
  • James MacArdell, Irish engraver of mezzotints (born 1729)
  • Zheng Xie, Chinese painter of orchids, bamboo, and stones; one of the Eight Eccentrics of Yangzhou (born 1693)
  • Giampietro Zanotti, Italian painter and art historian (born 1674)
  • Jacopo Zoboli, Italian etcher and painter of altarpieces and portraits (born 1700)
  • References

    1765 in art Wikipedia


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