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1795 in art

Events from the year 1795 in art.

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Events

  • Nicolas-Jacques Conté patents the modern pencil 'lead' in France and produces the first Conté sticks.
  • Works

  • William Blake's monotypes Nebuchadnezzar, Newton, The Night of Enitharmon's Joy and Pity.
  • Giuseppe Ceracchi's marble portrait bust of George Washington
  • Philip James de Loutherbourg's painting Lord Howe's action, or the Glorious First of June.
  • François-Xavier Fabre's Portrait of Lord Holland.
  • François Gérard's portrait of fellow-artist Jean-Baptiste Isabey with his daughter and his painting (assisted by Isabey) Bélisaire.
  • Francisco Goya's Self-portrait in the studio.
  • Guillaume Guillon-Lethière's painting The Death of Cato of Utica
  • John Hoppner's Portrait of the Frankland sisters.
  • Births

  • February 10 – Ary Scheffer, French painter of Dutch extraction (died 1858)
  • May 3 – Richard James Wyatt, English sculptor (died 1850)
  • May 7 – William Fox-Strangways, English diplomat and art collector (died 1865)
  • June 23 (bapt.) – William Wyon, English chief engraver at the Royal Mint (died 1851)
  • July 11 – Amasa Hewins, American portrait, genre, and landscape painter (died 1855)
  • September 12 – John Frederick Herring, Sr., English painter, sign maker and coachman (died 1865)
  • October 20 – William Bewick, English portrait painter (died 1866)
  • date unknown
  • William Behnes, English sculptor (died 1864)
  • 1795-1798: Stephen Poyntz Denning, English portraitist, artist and curator (died 1864)
  • Deaths

  • January 3 – Josiah Wedgwood, potter (born 1730)
  • January 13 – John Hickey, Irish-born sculptor (born 1756)
  • June 12 – Johann Christian Brand, Austrian painter (born 1722)
  • June 23 – Alexei Antropov, Russian barocco painter (born 1716)
  • August 4 – Francisco Bayeu y Subías, Spanish painter in the Neoclassic style, primarily of religious and historical themes (born 1734)
  • October 6 - Johann Anton de Peters, German painter and etcher (born 1725)
  • November 15 – Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo, portrait painter (born 1719)
  • November 18 – Antonio Cavallucci, Italian painter of the late Baroque (born 1752)
  • December 25 - John Alefounder, English portrait and miniature painter (born 1757)
  • date unknown
  • Christophe-Gabriel Allegrain, French sculptor in the neoclassical style (born 1710)
  • Giovanni Battista Casanova, Italian painter and printmaker (born 1730)
  • Maruyama Ohkyo, Japanese painter (born 1733)
  • Carlo Giuseppe Ratti, Italian art biographer and painter of the late-Baroque period (born 1737)
  • Francesco Sozzi, Italian painter (born 1732)
  • Paul Theodor van Brussel, Dutch flower painter (born 1754)
  • Antonio Zucchi, Italian painter of the Neoclassic period (born 1726)
  • References

    1795 in art Wikipedia


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