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1768 in art

Events from the year 1768 in art.

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Events

  • December 10 – Royal Academy founded in London, with Joshua Reynolds as its first President.
  • Tilly Kettle becomes the first English painter to work in India.
  • Works

  • Thomas Gainsborough – Ignatius Sancho
  • Sir Joshua Reynolds – Mrs Abington as the Comic Muse (approximate date)
  • Alexander Roslin – The Lady with the Veil (The Artist's Wife)
  • Jacques Saly – Frederik V on Horseback (bronze cast)
  • Benjamin West – General Johnson Saving a Wounded French Officer from the Tomahawk of a North American Indian
  • Joseph Wright of Derby – An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump
  • Births

  • March 2 – Benjamin Duterrau, English painter, etcher, engraver, sculptor and art lecturer (died 1851)
  • March 10 – Domingos Sequeira, Portuguese painter (died 1837)
  • April 18 – Jean-Baptiste Debret, French painter of lithographs depicting the people of Brazil (died 1848)
  • May 5 – Ezra Ames, American portrait painter (died 1836)
  • July 10 – Hendrik Voogd, Dutch painter and printmaker, who was active in Italy (died 1839)
  • July 27 – Joseph Anton Koch, Austrian painter of the German Romantic movement (died 1839)
  • August 22 – Josef Abel, historical painter and etcher (died 1818)
  • December 18 – Marie-Guillemine Benoist, French neoclassical, historical and genre painter (died 1826)
  • December 22 – John Crome, English artist in the Romantic era (died 1821)
  • date unknown
  • Pierre Audouin, French engraver (died 1822)
  • Juliane Wilhelmine Bause, German landscape etcher (died 1837)
  • Andrey Yefimovich Martynov, Russian painter and engraver (died 1826)
  • Charlotta Malm-Reuterholm, Finnish painter (died 1845)
  • Vasily Rodchev, Russian history painter (died 1803)
  • Peter Edward Stroehling, portrait artist from either Germany or the Russian Empire (died 1826)
  • Elkanah Tisdale, American engraver, miniature painter and cartoonist (died 1835)
  • Deaths

  • January 26 - Tibout Regters, Dutch portrait painter (born 1710)
  • April 10 – Giovanni Antonio Canal, better known as Canaletto, Venetian artist famous for his landscapes, or vedute, of Venice (born 1697)
  • April 14 – Francesco Monti, Italian fresco painter (born 1683)
  • April 24 – Johann Valentin Tischbein, German theatre painter (born 1715)
  • April 29 – Filippo della Valle, Italian sculptor (born 1698)
  • June 11 – Stefano Pozzi, Italian painter, designer, draughtsman and decorator (died 1699/1707)
  • August 18 – Giovanni Domenico Ferretti, Italian Rococo painter from Florence (born 1692)
  • November 5 – Giorgio Duranti, Italian painter of still lifes (born 1683)
  • December 8 – Jean Denis Attiret, French Jesuit missionary and painter (born 1702)
  • date unknown
  • Johan Backman, Finnish painter (born 1706)
  • Antonio Baldi, Italian painter and engraver (born 1692)
  • Isaac Basire, English engraver and head of family of engravers (born 1704)
  • Miguel Cabrera, indigenous Zapotec painter, (born 1695)
  • Samuel Collins, British miniature painter (born 1735)
  • Giovanni Domenico Campiglia, Italian painter and engraver from Florence (born 1692)
  • Charles Cressent, French furniture-maker, sculptor and fondeur-ciseleur of the régence style (born 1685)
  • References

    1768 in art Wikipedia


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