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1787 in art

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1787 in art

Events from the year 1787 in art.

Contents

Events

  • Seventeen-year-old Thomas Lawrence arrives in London and takes lodgings near Sir Joshua Reynolds.
  • Works

  • Jacques-Louis David – The Death of Socrates (completed)
  • Thomas Gainsborough
  • Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
  • Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • Francisco Goya
  • Highwaymen Attacking a Coach
  • The Snowstorm (Winter)
  • The Swing
  • Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun – Marie Antoinette and her Children (completed)
  • Jacques-Antoine-Marie Lemoine – Portrait of a Woman with Her Son and Daughter in a Balcony Window
  • George Romney – Mrs Jordan as Peggy
  • Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein – Goethe in the Campagna
  • Awards

  • (unknown)
  • Births

  • January 7 – Patrick Nasmyth, Scottish landscape painter (died 1831)
  • February 3 – Karl Joseph Brodtmann, Swiss artist, lithographer, printmaker, publisher and bookseller (died 1862)
  • March 10 – William Etty, English painter, especially of nudes (died 1849)
  • April 9 – William Finden, English line engraver (died 1852)
  • August 17 – Maxim Vorobiev, Russian Romantic landscape painter (died 1855)
  • August 20 – Jean-Pierre Cortot, French sculptor (died 1843)
  • September 11 – Karl Wilhelm Wach, German painter (died 1845)
  • September 18 – Johann David Passavant, German painter, curator and artist (died 1861)
  • October 2 – Nicolas Gosse, French historical painter (died 1878)
  • October 13 – William Brockedon, English painter (died 1854)
  • November 18 – Louis Daguerre, French artist and chemist, recognized for his invention of the daguerreotype process of photography (died 1851)
  • November 22 – Copley Fielding, English watercolour landscape painter (died 1855)
  • December 16 – François Joseph Heim, French painter (died 1865)
  • date unknown
  • Heinrich Adam, German painter (died 1862)
  • Giuseppe Bisi, Italian painter, mainly of landscapes (died 1869)
  • Johannes Flintoe, Danish-Norwegian painter of Norwegian landscapes (died 1870)
  • Harriet Gouldsmith, English landscape painter and etcher (died 1863)
  • François-Joseph Navez, Belgian neo-classical painter (died 1869)
  • Xavier Sigalon, French Romantic painter (died 1837)
  • Deaths

  • February 4 – Pompeo Batoni, Italian painter (born 1708)
  • March 17 – Anton August Beck, German engraver (born 1713)
  • June 23 – Pierre L'Enfant, French painter (born 1704)
  • July 25 – Arthur Devis – English portrait painter, particularly known for his conversation pieces and other such small portraits (born 1712)
  • September 5 – John Brown, Scottish portrait-draftsman and painter at Edinburgh (born 1749)
  • November 10 – Cristoforo Dall'Acqua, Italian painter and engraver (born 1734)
  • December 12 – Jean Valade, French painter (born 1710)
  • date unknown
  • Mason Chamberlin, English portrait painter (born 1727)
  • John Cheere, English sculptor (born 1709)
  • Nicolas Desportes, French painter of hunting scenes (born 1718)
  • Erik Westzynthius the Younger, Finnish painter (born 1743)
  • Francesco Zugno, Italian Rococo painter (born c. 1708)
  • probable - Thomas Engleheart, English sculptor and modeller in wax (date of birth unknown)
  • References

    1787 in art Wikipedia


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