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1794 in art

Events from the year 1794 in art.

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Events

  • English painter Thomas Birch comes to the USA to assist his artist father, William Birch, in preparing a 29-plate collection of engravings entitled Birch's Views of Philadelphia, eventually published in 1799.
  • Works

  • William Blake – The Ancient of Days
  • Louis-Léopold Boilly – The Triumph of Marat
  • Giuseppe Ceracchi – Alexander Hamilton (marble portrait bust)
  • John Singleton Copley – Admiral of the Fleet Howe
  • Jean-Pierre Norblin de La Gourdaine – The Hanging of Traitors in Effigy
  • Johann Friedrich Dryander
  • Portrait du citoyen Laboucly, inspecteur de la viande
  • Portrait de Dominique Joseph Garat
  • Portrait du général Jourdan et de son adjutant
  • Thomas Jones – Classical Landscape with a River
  • Angelica Kauffman
  • Portrait of the Impromptu Virtuoso Teresa Bandettini-Landucci of Lucca
  • Self-portrait of the Artist hesitating between the Arts of Music and Painting
  • Thomas Lawrence
  • Catherine Rebecca Gray, Lady Manners
  • Portrait of a Young Lady, known as Pinkie
  • Jean-Baptiste Regnault – La Liberté ou la Mort ("Liberty or Death"; original lost)
  • Gilbert Stuart – Portrait of John Jay
  • George Stubbs – Baronet, with Samuel Chifney
  • Births

  • March 26 – Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, German painter (died 1872)
  • May 13 – Louis Léopold Robert, Swiss painter (died 1835)
  • June 3 – William Charles Ross, British painter of historical paintings, miniatures and portraits (died 1860)
  • June 23 – Franz Nadorp, German painter who primarily worked and lived in Rome (died 1876)
  • July 24 – Robert William Sievier, English engraver, sculptor and inventor (died 1865)
  • August 29 – Léon Cogniet, French historical and portrait painter (died 1880)
  • September 17 – Henry Wyatt, English portrait painter (died 1840)
  • September 30 – Carl Joseph Begas, German historical painter (died 1854)
  • October – Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, English painter, art critic, forger and probable serial poisoner (died 1847)
  • October 19 – Charles Robert Leslie, English genre painter (died 1859)
  • November 19 – James Stark, English painter (died 1859)
  • December 31 – Samuel Jackson, English watercolour and oil painter (died 1869)
  • date unknown
  • Ferdinand Deppe, German naturalist, explorer and painter (died 1861)
  • Abel Dimier, French sculptor (died 1864)
  • Joseph Patrick Haverty, Irish painter (died 1864)
  • William Heath, English satirical engraver (died 1840)
  • Jan Feliks Piwarski, Polish painter and professor of art (died 1859)
  • Johannes Baptista van Acker, Flemish portrait miniature painter (died 1863)
  • Deaths

  • April 4 – Hendrik-Jozef Antonissen, Dutch landscape painter (born 1737)
  • April 14 – Samuel Hieronymus Grimm, Swiss watercolour painter (born 1733)
  • May 13 – Pierre-François Brice, Belgian painter (born 1714)
  • June 11 - Christoph Friedrich Reinhold Lisiewski, German portrait painter (born 1725)
  • June 24 – Rosalie Filleul, French painter (guillotined) (born 1753)
  • August 11 - Christian Ulrik Foltmar, Danish wallpaper weaver, painter of miniatures and organist (born 1716)
  • October – Jean Humbert, Dutch portrait painter (born 1734)
  • December 11 – Étienne Ficquet, French engraver (born 1719)
  • date unknown
  • Vicente Calderón de la Barca, Spanish historical painter (born 1762)
  • François Boch, ceramicist, co-founder of Villeroy & Boch (born 1695)
  • Carl-Ludwig Christinek, Russian painter (born 1730/1732)
  • Philippe Curtius, wax modeller (born 1737)
  • Giacomo Leonardis, Italian engraver and etcher (born 1723)
  • Jacopo Marieschi, Italian vedute painter (born 1711)
  • References

    1794 in art Wikipedia


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