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1796 in art

Events from the year 1796 in art.

Contents

Events

  • Printing by lithography is invented by Alois Senefelder in Bohemia.
  • Works

  • Henry Fuseli – The Night-Hag visiting the Lapland Witches
  • Anton Graff – George Leopold Gogel
  • Antoine-Jean Gros – Bonaparte at the Pont d'Arcole
  • Hugh Douglas Hamilton – Lord Edward Fitzgerald
  • Thomas Lawrence – The Children of John Julius Angerstein
  • Henry Raeburn – Rev. Alexander Carlyle
  • Edward Savage – The Washington Family
  • Gilbert Stuart – Lansdowne portrait of George Washington
  • J. M. W. Turner – Fishermen at Sea (his first oil painting to be exhibited at the Royal Academy)
  • Births

  • February 3 – Jean Baptiste Madou, painter and lithographer (died 1877)
  • February 5 – Pieter Godfried Bertichen, Dutch painter and lithographer (died 1856)
  • May 28 – William Miller, Scottish Quaker line engraver (died 1882)
  • July 2 – Michael Thonet, furniture designer (died 1871)
  • July 17 – Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, French painter (died 1875)
  • July 26 – George Catlin, American painter who specialized in portraits of Native Americans in the Old West (died 1872)
  • August 21 – Asher Brown Durand, painter of the Hudson River School (died 1886)
  • August 30 – Julien-Léopold Boilly, French draughtsman and watercolorist (died 1874)
  • September 4 – Peter Fendi, Austrian portrait and genre painter, engraver, and lithographer (died 1842)
  • September 5 – Jacobus Cornelis Gaal, Dutch painter and etcher (died 1866)
  • September 24 – Antoine-Louis Barye, French sculptor (died 1875)
  • October 9 – Joseph Bonomi the Younger, English sculptor, artist, Egyptologist and museum curator (died 1878)
  • October 19 – Carl Wagner, German painter and representatives of the Romantic landscape painting (died 1867)
  • October 24 – David Roberts, Scottish painter (died 1864)
  • October 30 – Wilhelm August Rieder, Austrian painter and draughtsman (died 1880)
  • November 4 – John Neagle, American portrait painter (died 1865)
  • date unknown
  • Gilles-François Closson, Belgian landscape painter (died 1842)
  • Joseph Farey, English mechanical engineer and draughtsman (died 1829)
  • Giovanni Paolo Lasinio, Italian engraver (died 1855)
  • Maria Martin, American watercolor painter (died 1863)
  • Achille Etna Michallon, French landscape painter (died 1822)
  • Antonin Moine, French romantic sculptor (died 1849)
  • Étienne-Jules Ramey, French sculptor and teacher (died 1852)
  • Marcin Zaleski, Polish painter (died 1877)
  • probable – John Ternouth, English sculptor (died 1848)
  • Deaths

  • March 9 – Saverio Gandini, Italian painter (born 1729)
  • March 29 – Johan Philip Korn, Swedish painter (born 1728)
  • April 2 – Ulrika Pasch, Swedish miniaturist painter (born 1735)
  • August 6 – David Allan, painter of historical subjects (born 1744)
  • August 8 – Franz Anton Maulbertsch, Austrian painter (born 1724)
  • September 3 – Louis Jean-Jacques Durameau, French painter and winner of the Grand prix de Rome (born 1733)
  • November 2 – Domenico Pozzi, Swiss painter (born 1745)
  • November 12 – Margareta Christina Giers, Swedish painter (born 1731)
  • date unknown
  • John Frederick Miller, illustrator (born 1759)
  • Hugh Robinson, British history and portrait painter (born 1756)
  • Miguel Verdiguier, French sculptor (born 1706)
  • probable – Francesco Battaglioli, Italian painter of veduta and capriccios (born 1722)
  • References

    1796 in art Wikipedia


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