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1784 in art

Events from the year 1784 in art.

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Events

  • July 30 – Adolf Ulrik Wertmüller is elected to the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture in Paris.
  • date unknown – Thomas Chippendale, the younger, begins exhibiting his paintings at the Royal Academy.
  • Works

  • John Bacon – seated sculpture of Sir William Blackstone (Codrington Library, All Souls College, Oxford, England)
  • James Barry – The Progress of Human Culture (completed series in Great Room of Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce in London)
  • Antonio Carnicero – Ascent of Monsieur Bouclé's Montgolfier Balloon in the Gardens of Aranjuez
  • Jacques-Louis David – Oath of the Horatii (Musée du Louvre, Paris)
  • Thomas Gainsborough
  • John Hobart, 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire and his wife Caroline Connolly
  • Frances Browne, Mrs John Douglas
  • Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun – Two portraits of the Comte de Vaudreuil
  • Charles Willson Peale
  • General Benjamin Lincoln
  • Washington, Lafayette and Tilghman at Yorktown (the "Annapolis portrait")
  • George Romney – Sir William Hamilton
  • Gilbert Stuart – Portrait of Sir Joshua Reynolds
  • John Webber – Death of Cook
  • Johann Zoffany – Portrait of Claud Alexander with his brother Boyd, attended by an Indian servant
  • Births

  • January 21 – Peter De Wint, English landscape painter (died 1849)
  • February 29 – Leo von Klenze, German neoclassicist architect, painter and writer (died 1864)
  • May 4 – Rubens Peale, US artist and museum director (died 1865)
  • June 4 – François Rude, French sculptor (died 1855)
  • September 23 – Peter von Cornelius, German painter (died 1867)
  • October – Sarah Biffen, disabled painter (died 1850)
  • November 21 – Gustaf Wilhelm Finnberg, Finnish painter (died 1833)
  • November 28 – Claude Victor de Boissieu, French artist and local politician (died 1868)
  • December 26 – Antoni Brodowski, Polish Neo-classicist painter and pedagogue (died 1832)
  • date unknown
  • John Cox Dillman Engleheart, miniature painter (died 1862)
  • William Essex, English enamel-painter (died 1869)
  • Antonín Mánes, Czech painter (died 1843)
  • Ernestine Panckoucke, French botanical illustrator and flower painter (died 1860)
  • Jacopo Tunicelli, Italian portrait miniature painter (died 1825)
  • Deaths

  • January 17 – Yosa Buson, Japanese poet and painter (born 1716)
  • May 29 – George Barret, Sr., Irish landscape artist best known for his portraits of the British countryside (born 1730)
  • July 15 – Johann Baptist Straub, German Rococo sculptor (born 1704)
  • August 10 – Allan Ramsay, Scottish portrait-painter (born 1713)
  • August 14 – Nathaniel Hone, portrait painter (born 1718)
  • September 7 – Andrea Casali – Italian painter of the Rococo period (born 1705)
  • September 15 – Nicolas Bernard Lépicié, French painter (born 1735)
  • October 29 – Giuseppe Zais, Italian painter of landscapes (vedutisti) (born 1709)
  • date unknown
  • Antonio Beltrami, Italian painter (born 1724)
  • Giuseppe Bottani, Italian painter (born 1717)
  • Simon Fokke, Dutch designer, etcher, and engraver (born 1712)
  • John Foldsone, English portrait painter (born unknown)
  • Stefano Torelli, Italian painter of altar-pieces and ceiling decorations (born 1712)
  • References

    1784 in art Wikipedia


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