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1792 in art

Events from the year 1792 in art.

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Events

  • Ozias Humphry is appointed Portrait Painter in Crayons (i.e., pastels) to King George III of Great Britain.
  • François-André Vincent becomes a professor at the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture in Paris.
  • Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, Sweden, founded as the Kungliga Museet ("Royal Museum").
  • Works

  • Richard Cosway – Portrait miniature of George, Prince of Wales
  • Jacques-Louis David – Portrait of Madame Marie-Louise Trudaine
  • Samuel Jennings – Liberty Displaying the Arts and Sciences
  • Alexander Kucharsky – Louis-Charles, Prince Royal of France
  • George Stubbs – A Couple of Foxhounds
  • John Trumbull
  • Alexander Hamilton
  • General George Washington at Trenton
  • Utamaro – Famous Beauties of Edo, Ten Learned Studies of Women and Ten Types of Women's Physiognomies (print series begun)
  • Births

  • February 24 – István Ferenczy, Hungarian sculptor (died 1856)
  • June 16 – John Linnell, English landscape painter (died 1882)
  • June 26 – Christian Albrecht Jensen, Danish painter (died 1870)
  • August 9
  • Alvan Fisher, United States landscape and genre painter (died 1863)
  • Charles-François Lebœuf, French sculptor (died 1865)
  • August 12 – Hans Harder, Danish painter and drawing master (died 1873)
  • August 30 – Alexis Joseph Depaulis, French sculptor and medallist (died 1867)
  • September 1 – Chester Harding – American portrait painter (died 1866)
  • December 17 – George Hayter, English portrait painter (died 1871)
  • December 20 – Nicolas Toussaint Charlet, French designer and painter, especially of military subjects (died 1845)
  • date unknown
  • Arnoldus Bloemers, Dutch painter of flowers, fruit, and animals (died 1844)
  • Peter Andreas Brandt, Norwegian painter and illustrator (died 1862)
  • Carl Georg Enslen, Austrian painter (died 1866)
  • Ferdinand Wolfgang Flachenecker, German painter (died 1847)
  • James Arthur O'Connor, Irish landscape painter (died 1841)
  • James Pollard, British painter and aquatint engraver especially of coach, fox hunting and equine scenes (died 1867)
  • Jean-Baptiste Roman, French sculptor (died 1835)
  • Ulla Stenberg, Swedish damask maker (died 1858)
  • William Guy Wall, American painter of Irish birth (died 1864)
  • Thomas Wyon, engraver of medals (died 1817)
  • 1792/1793: George Mills, British sculptor, engraver and medallist (died 1824)
  • Deaths

  • February 1 – Nicolas-Guy Brenet, French historical painter (born 1728)
  • February 21 – Jacob Schnebbelie, English illustrator and engraver (born 1760)
  • February 23 – Sir Joshua Reynolds, English painter, specializing in portraits (born 1723)
  • March 3 – Robert Adam, architect and interior designer (born 1728)
  • May 7 – Aert Schouman, Dutch painter, glass engraver and art dealer (born 1710)
  • December 12 – William Hoare, English painter, noted for his pastels (born 1707)
  • December 17 – Gottlieb Welté, German etcher and landscape painter (born 1745/1749)
  • date unknown
  • Francesco Appiani, Italian painter of the late-Baroque period, active mainly in Rome and Perugia (born 1704)
  • Manuel de la Cruz, Spanish painter (born 1750)
  • Anna Maria Mengs, German portrait painter in pastel and miniature (born 1751)
  • Antonio Ponz, Spanish painter (born 1725)
  • Pietro Scalvini, Italian painter (born 1718)
  • Katsukawa Shunshō, Japanese painter and printmaker in the ukiyo-e style (born 1726)
  • References

    1792 in art Wikipedia


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