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1806 in art

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1806 in art

Events in the year 1806 in Art.

Contents

Events

  • January 18 – The British Institution opens its gallery in Pall Mall, London.
  • Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, begins to ship the Elgin Marbles to Britain from Greece.
  • Works

  • Antonio Canova – Napoleon as Mars the Peacemaker (bronze nude)
  • Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson – Charles-Marie Bonaparte
  • John Hoppner – Sleeping Venus and Cupid
  • Jean-Antoine Houdon – Portrait bust of Napoleon
  • Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
  • La Belle Zélie
  • Mademoiselle Caroline Rivière
  • Napoleon I on his Imperial Throne
  • Thomas Lawrence – Lady Georgiana Fane (approximate date)
  • Henry Raeburn – Lord Newton (approximate date)
  • Philipp Otto Runge – The Hülsenbeck Children
  • Benjamin West – The Death of Nelson
  • David Wilkie
  • The Blind Fiddler
  • King Alfred burning the cakes
  • Births

  • January 10 – Louis Joseph César Ducornet, French painter (used his feet) (died 1856)
  • January 13 – Eugen Napoleon Neureuther, German painter and illustrator (died 1882)
  • January 25 – Daniel Maclise, Irish-born painter (died 1870)
  • February 1 – George Harvey, Scottish genre painter (died 1876)
  • February 22 – Antoine Wiertz, Belgian painter (died 1865)
  • April 12 – Peter Rindisbacher, Swiss-born anthropological painter (died 1834)
  • May 2 – Marc-Charles-Gabriel Gleyre, Swiss painter (born 1874)
  • June 4 – Daniel Macnee, Scottish portrait painter (died 1882)
  • July 28 – Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, Russian painter who adhered to Neoclassicism (died 1858)
  • September 19 – William Dyce, Scottish-born painter (died 1864)
  • September 24 – Niels Christian Kierkegaard, Danish draftsman and lithographer (died 1882)
  • October 10 or 12 – David Scott, Scottish historical painter (died 1849)
  • Deaths

  • January 6 – Jean Henri Riesener, German furniture designer (born 1734)
  • February 22 – James Barry, Irish painter, one of the earliest romantic painters working in Britain (born 1741)
  • March 17 – Rienk Jelgerhuis, Dutch painter, engraver and draftsman (born 1729)
  • April – John Russell, English portrait painter (born 1745)
  • April 26 – Václav Bernard Ambrosi, Czech miniature painter (born 1723)
  • June 5 – Gabriel François Doyen, French painter (born 1726)
  • July 10 – George Stubbs, British painter, best known for his paintings of horses (born 1724)
  • August 22 – Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French painter and printmaker (born 1732)
  • August 23 – Johann Eleazar Zeissig, German genre, portrait and porcelain painter, and engraver (born 1737)
  • October 9 – Friedrich August Brand, Austrian painter and engraver of historical subjects and landscapes (born 1735)
  • October 10 – Therese Maron, German painter active in Rome (born 1725)
  • October 22 – Thomas Sheraton, English furniture designer (born 1751)
  • October 31 – Utamaro, Japanese printmaker and painter, especially of woodblock prints (ukiyo-e) (born 1753)
  • date unknown
  • Abraham Ezekiel Ezekiel, English engraver (born 1757)
  • Carlo Magini, Italian painter of the Baroque period (born 1720)
  • Henry Pelham, American painter, engraver, and cartographer (born 1748/1749) (drowned)
  • Johann Dallinger von Dalling, Austrian painter (born 1741)
  • probable – Danwon, Korean painter of the late Joseon period (born 1745)
  • References

    1806 in art Wikipedia


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