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1793 in art

Events from the year 1793 in art.

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Events

  • August 10 – The Louvre in Paris opens to the public as an art museum, with 537 paintings.
  • Henry Fuseli begins to paints scenes from Paradise Lost.
  • Aleksander Orłowski joins the Polish army; this leads to his participation in the Kościuszko Uprising.
  • Works

  • William Blake – For Children: The Gates of Paradise (engravings)
  • Antonio Canova – Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss (marble statue, enters Louvre 1824)
  • Jacques-Louis David – The Death of Marat
  • Francisco Goya – Attack on a Coach
  • Philip James de Loutherbourg – The Siege of Valenciennes
  • John Opie – Boadicea Haranguing the Britons
  • François Marie Suzanne – terra cotta figure of Benjamin Franklin
  • Utamaro – Three Beauties of the Present Day (nishiki-e color woodblock print; approximate date)
  • Births

  • January 15 – Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, Austrian painter and writer (died 1865)
  • February 13 – Philipp Veit, German Romantic painter (died 1887)
  • June 3 – Edmund Thomas Parris, English history, portrait, subject, and panorama painter, book illustrator, designer and art restorer (died 1873)
  • July 19 – Thomas Doughty, American landscape painter (died 1856)
  • August 3 – Jacques-Jean Barre, French engraver and designer of French medals, the Great Seal of France, bank notes and postage stamps (died 1855)
  • October 11 – Johan Erik Lindh, Swedish painter and a former decorative painter who moved to Finland (died 1865)
  • November 3 – Thomas Ender, Austrian painter (died 1875)
  • November 5 – Antoine Maurin, French lithographer (died 1860)
  • November 16 – Francis Danby, Irish landscape painter from the south of Ireland (died 1861)
  • November 17 – Charles Lock Eastlake, English painter and art collector (died 1865)
  • November 25 – Robert Havell, Jr., English principal engraver of Audubon's The Birds of America (died 1878)
  • December 3 – Clarkson Frederick Stanfield, English marine painter (died 1867)
  • December 7 – Joseph Severn, English portrait and subject painter (died 1879)
  • date unknown
  • Erin Corr, Irish engraver (died 1862)
  • Angelus de Baets, Belgian painter of portraits and architectural subjects (died 1855)
  • Luo Bingzhang, Han Chinese official, military general, calligrapher, and devout Confucian scholar (died 1867)
  • Jacobus Josephus Eeckhout, Belgian historical and genre subjects painter (died 1861)
  • Jean-Antoine-Siméon Fort, French artist who painted in both oil and water colours (died 1861)
  • Václav Mánes, Czech painter (died 1858)
  • Angélique Mezzara, French portrait painter and miniaturist (died 1868)
  • Boris Orlovsky, Russian sculptor (died 1837)
  • Louis Royer, Austrian Netherlands sculptor (died 1868)
  • Watanabe Kazan, Japanese painter, scholar and statesman (died 1841)
  • Deaths

  • January 1 – Francesco Guardi, Venetian painter of veduta (born 1712)
  • March 2 – Carl Gustaf Pilo, Swedish-born painter (born 1711)
  • May 15 - Peter Adolf Hall, Swedish-French artist who mainly devoted himself to miniature painting (born 1739)
  • May 29 – John Webber, English landscape artist (born 1751)
  • July 5
  • Peter Anton von Verschaffelt, Flemish sculptor and architect (born 1710)
  • Alexander Roslin, Swedish portrait painter (born 1718)
  • September 9 – Peter Perez Burdett, English draughtsman (born c.1734)
  • October 5 – José del Castillo, Spanish painter and a leader of the artistic movement Illustrious Absolutism (born 1737)
  • November – Dominic Serres, French-born painter of naval maritime scenes (born 1719)
  • November 20 – Teodor Ilić Češljar, Serbian painter of the late Baroque and Rococo period of Vojvodina (born 1746)
  • December 13 – Michel-Bruno Bellengé, French painter (born 1726)
  • date unknown
  • Ramón Bayeu, Spanish Neoclassicist painter (born 1746)
  • Maria Carowsky, Swedish artist (born 1723)
  • Ignazio Collino, Italian sculptor (born 1736)
  • Hendrik de Meijer, Dutch painter (born 1744)
  • Mauritius Lowe, British painter and engraver (born 1746)
  • Giuseppe Sanmartino, Italian sculptor during the Rococo period (born 1720)
  • Dominic Serres "the Elder", French-born marine painter (born 1722)
  • Antonio González Velázquez, Spanish late-Baroque painter (born 1723)
  • References

    1793 in art Wikipedia


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