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1769 in art

Events from the year 1769 in art.

Contents

Events

  • April 25–May 27 – First Royal Academy summer exhibition held in London.
  • The Hermitage Museum acquires the art collection of Heinrich von Brühl, including Perseus and Andromeda by Rubens.
  • Awards

  • Joshua Reynolds is knighted.
  • Works

  • Joseph Ducreux – Marie Antoinette (portrait miniature)
  • Jean-Honoré Fragonard
  • Inspiration (Self-portrait, Louvre, Paris)
  • Self-portrait with palette and brushes (approximate date; Fragonard Museum, Hélène & Jean-François Costa Collection, Grasse)
  • Christopher Hewetson – Busts of Charles Townley and Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn
  • Ozias Humphry – Charlotte, Princess Royal (portrait miniature, Windsor Castle)
  • Alexander Roslin – John Jennings Esq., his Brother and Sister-in-Law
  • Jean-Pierre-Antoine Tassaert – Love Triumphant (L'Amour prêt à lancer un trait, marble, approximate date)
  • Johann Zoffany – The Drummond Family
  • Births

  • March 19 – François Joseph Bosio, French sculptor (died 1845)
  • April 3 – Josiah Wedgwood II, pottery owner, son of Josiah Wedgwood (died 1843)
  • April 13 – Sir Thomas Lawrence, English portrait painter (died 1830)
  • April 23 – Cornelia Scheffer, Dutch painter and portrait miniaturist (died 1839)
  • June 26 – Robert Hills, English painter and etcher (died 1844)
  • September 11 – Johann Erdmann Hummel, Germain painter (died 1852)
  • September 19 – George Raper, nature artist (died 1797)
  • October 23 – James Ward, painter, primarily of animals, and an engraver (died 1859)
  • December 23 – Sir Martin Archer Shee, British portrait painter (died 1850)
  • date unknown
  • Thomas Barker, British painter of landscape and rural life (died 1847)
  • Pierre Charles Cior, French painter of historical subjects, portraits, and miniatures (died unknown)
  • William Cuming, Irish portrait painter (died 1852)
  • Robert Havell, Sr., English engraver and publisher (died 1832)
  • Bartolomé Montalvo, Spanish painter specializing in landscapes, hunted animals and still lifes (died 1846)
  • François Mulard, Neoclassical French painter (died 1850)
  • Karl Postl, Austrian painter (died 1818)
  • Ellen Sharples, English painter who specialized in portraits and watercolor miniatures (died 1849)
  • Sin Wi, Korean painter in the literary artist's style of the late Joseon period (died 1847)
  • Toyokuni, Japanese master of ukiyo-e, especially Kabuki actor prints (died 1825)
  • Deaths

  • March 22 - Jean-Charles François, French engraver (born 1717)
  • May 11 - Francesco Carlo Rusca, Italian painter (born 1701)
  • June 24 – Jan Palthe, Dutch portrait painter (born 1717)
  • August 17 – Giuseppe Bazzani, Italian painter of the Rococo (born 1690)
  • November 4 – Andreas Brünniche, Danish portrait painter (born 1704)
  • November 5 – Prince Hoare, English sculptor (born 1711)
  • December 15 – Pierre-Antoine Baudouin, French miniature painter and engraver (born 1723)
  • date unknown
  • Jacques-François Amand, French historical painter (born 1730)
  • Giuseppe Grisoni, painter and sculptor (born 1699)
  • Alexis Peyrotte, French decorator painter (born 1699)
  • Sim Sajeong, Korean genre works painter in the style of the Joseon period (born 1707)
  • probable – Hakuin Ekaku, Japanese Zen master, noted for his painting and calligraphy (born 1685)
  • References

    1769 in art Wikipedia


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