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1820 in art

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1820 in art

Events in the year 1820 in Art.

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Events

  • April 8 - The Venus de Milo is discovered on the island of Melos (Greek: Milos).
  • Publication of William Blake's prophetic book Jerusalem: The Emanation of the Giant Albion (colored engravings) is completed in London (commenced 1804).
  • Works

  • William Blake – The Ghost of a Flea
  • Augustus Wall Callcott – A Dead Calm on the Medway
  • John Constable – Harwich Lighthouse
  • Johan Christian Dahl – View from a Window at Quisisana
  • William Etty
  • Female Nude in a Landscape
  • Francisco Goya – Self-portrait with Dr Arrieta
  • George Hayter
  • Portrait of Lord Holland
  • Venus supported by Iris, complaining to Mars
  • Thomas Luny – Bombardment of Algiers
  • Jean-Baptiste Regnault
  • The Judgement of Paris (approximate date)
  • Love and Hymen drinking from the cup of Friendship (Musée Bossuet, Meaux)
  • John Trumbull – Surrender of Lord Cornwallis
  • David Wilkie – Reading the Will
  • Births

  • February 18 – Pierre Alexandre Schoenewerk, French sculptor (died 1885)
  • February 28 – John Tenniel, English illustrator (died 1914)
  • April 6 – Nadar, French photographer and caricaturist (died 1910)
  • May 12 – Josef Mánes, Czech painter (died 1871)
  • July 9 – John Wright Oakes, English landscape painter (died 1887)
  • July 25 – Henry Doulton, English potter (died 1897)
  • December – Eugène Fromentin, French painter (died 1876)
  • December 16 – George Scharf, English art critic and curator (died 1895)
  • date unknown – John Frederick Herring, Jr., English sporting and equestrian painter (died 1897)
  • Deaths

  • January 29 – George III of the United Kingdom, patron of the arts and collector (born 1738)
  • March 9 – Hermanus Numan, Dutch artist, art theorist, and publisher (born 1744)
  • March 11 – Benjamin West, American-born English painter (born 1738)
  • March 27 – Gerhard von Kügelgen, German painter of portraits and history paintings (born 1772)
  • May 17 – Vincenzo Brenna, Italian painter and house architect of Paul I of Russia (born 1747)
  • October 10 – Uragami Gyokudō, Japanese musician, painter, poet and calligrapher (born 1745)
  • date unknown
  • Okada Beisanjin, Japanese painter (born 1744)
  • Pietro Bonato, Italian painter and engraver (born 1765)
  • Margareta Seuerling, Swedish actor and theater director (born 1747)
  • Jean Simeon Rousseau de la Rottiere, French decorative painter (born 1747)
  • Kitao Shigemasa, Japanese ukiyo-e artist from Edo (born 1739)
  • Quirinus van Amelsfoort, Dutch allegorical, historical and portrait painter (born 1760)
  • References

    1820 in art Wikipedia


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