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1837 in art

Events from the year 1837 in art.

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Events

  • January 20 – Death of the neo-classical architect Sir John Soane gives effect to the creation of his London house as Sir John Soane's Museum.
  • June 1 – The Government-funded Normal School of Design, predecessor of the Royal College of Art, begins classes at Somerset House in London.
  • June 10 – Galerie des Batailles at the Palace of Versailles in France, designed by Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine with Frédéric Nepveu for the display of sculptures and historical paintings, is opened.
  • July – Edward Lear leaves Knowsley Hall in England to travel to Rome.
  • Art Union of London founded.
  • Marie Louise Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun publishes the second volume of her memoirs.
  • Awards

  • Prix de Rome (for painting) – Thomas Couture
  • Knighthood – Augustus Wall Callcott
  • Works

  • Ditlev Blunck – Danske kunstnere på et romersk osteri ("Danish Artists at the Osteria la Gonsola, Rome")
  • David d'Angers – Philopoemen Wounded (sculpture)
  • Eugène Delacroix
  • murals in Salon du Roi, Chamber of Deputies of France, Palais Bourbon, Paris (completed)
  • Self-portrait
  • Benjamin Duterrau – portrait of Derrimut
  • William Dyce – Francesca da Rimini
  • William Etty – The Sirens and Ulysses
  • Caspar David Friedrich – Landscape with Owl, Grave, and Coffin
  • Edwin Landseer – The Old Shepherd's Chief Mourner
  • John Martin
  • Manfred and the Witch of the Alps
  • Manfred on the Jungfrau
  • Wijnand Nuijen – Shipwreck off a Rocky Coast
  • Juan Mauricio Rugendas – Battle of Maipú
  • Geskel Saloman – portrait of Smetana
  • Joseph von Führich – The Road to Emmaus Appearance
  • Sir David Wilkie
  • Josephine and the Fortune-Teller
  • Portrait of William IV
  • Births

  • January – Daniel Cottier, Scottish artist and designer (died 1891)
  • January 27 – Tomioka Tessai, Japanese painter and calligrapher in Meiji period (died 1924)
  • February 12 – Thomas Moran, English-born American landscape painter of the Hudson River School (died 1926)
  • March 27 – John MacWhirter, Scottish landscape painter (died 1911)
  • April 10 – Tranquillo Cremona, Italian painter (died 1878)
  • May 8 – Alphonse Legros, French painter and etcher (died 1911)
  • June 8 – Ivan Kramskoi, Russian painter and art critic (died 1887)
  • July 4 – Carolus-Duran, French painter (died 1917)
  • December 18 – Ernest Hoschedé, French businessman and collector of Impressionist paintings (died 1891)
  • Deaths

  • January 11 – Baron François Gérard, French painter (born 1770)
  • February 27 – Françoise-Jeanne Ridderbosch, painter and engraver (born 1754)
  • March 8 – Domingos Sequeira, Portuguese painter (born 1768)
  • March 31 – John Constable, English landscape painter (born 1776)
  • May 18 – Marguerite Gérard, French painter and etcher (born 1761)
  • August – Henry Behnes, English sculptor (born 1800
  • August 9 – Xavier Sigalon, French painter (born 1787)
  • September 18 – Pietro Fontana, Italian engraver (born 1762)
  • December 28 – Boris Orlovsky, Russian sculptor (born 1793)
  • date unknown
  • Ernst Willem Jan Bagelaar, Dutch engraver (born 1775)
  • Juliane Wilhelmine Bause, German landscape etcher (born 1768)
  • François-Xavier Fabre, French painter of historical subjects (born 1766)
  • Johann Baptist von Lampi the Younger, Austrian portrait painter (born 1775)
  • Andrew Plimer, British artist specialised in portrait miniatures (born 1763)
  • Thomas Richmond, English miniature-painter (born 1771)
  • Charles Henry Schwanfelder, English animal, landscape and portrait painter (born 1774)
  • Yi Jaegwan, Korean genre works painter in the late Joseon period (born 1783)
  • References

    1837 in art Wikipedia


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