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1839 in art

Events from the year 1839 in art.

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Events

  • January 9 – The French Academy of Sciences announces the Daguerreotype photography process.
  • January 25 – H. Fox Talbot shows his "photogenic drawings" at the Royal Institution in London.
  • Honoré de Balzac's novel Pierre Grassou concerns an artist who lives off forgeries.
  • Works

  • John Bell – Babes in the Wood (sculpture)
  • Sara Anne Bright – The Leaf (photogenic drawing)
  • Francesco Hayez – Reclining Odalisque
  • Edwin Landseer – Dignity and Impudence
  • Carl Spitzweg – The Poor Poet
  • J. M. W. Turner
  • Ancient Rome – Agrippina Landing with the Ashes of Germanicus
  • Modern Rome – Campo Vaccino
  • Cicero at his Villa
  • The Fighting Temeraire tugged to her last Berth to be broken up, 1838
  • Peter von Hess – The entry of King Otto of Greece into Athens and his reception in front of the Thiseion temple in 1833
  • Sir David Wilkie – General Sir David Baird Discovering the Body of Sultan Tippoo Sahib after having Captured Seringapatam, on the 4th May, 1799
  • William Wyon – Una and the Lion (design for five pounds British gold coin)
  • Births

  • January 19 – Paul Cézanne, French painter (died 1906)
  • March 16 – John Butler Yeats, Irish painter (died 1922)
  • May 24 – Arthur Quartley, painter (died 1886)
  • June 9 – Joseph Paelinck, Belgian painter (born 1781)
  • September 1 – Charles Edward Perugini, English painter (died 1918)
  • October 2 – Hans Thoma, German painter (died 1924)
  • October 29 – Kate Dickens Perugini, English painter (died 1929)
  • October 30 – Alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter (died 1899)
  • November 16 – William De Morgan, English ceramic artist (died 1917)
  • November 20 – Christian Wilberg, painter (died 1882)
  • date unknown – François Salle, French realist painter (died 1899)
  • Deaths

  • January 12 – Joseph Anton Koch, Austrian painter of the German Romantic movement (born 1768)
  • January 14 – John Wesley Jarvis, American painter (born 1781)
  • January 28 – Sir William Beechey, English portrait painter (born 1753)
  • February 6 – François Louis Thomas Francia, French shorescape watercolorist (born 1772)
  • February 8 – Giovanni Cendramini, Italian painter and engraver (born 1760)
  • February 21 – John Charles Felix Rossi, English sculptor (born 1769)
  • June 2 – Wijnand Nuijen, Dutch land- and seascape painter (born 1813)
  • June 4 – Cornelia Scheffer, Dutch painter and portrait miniaturist (born 1769)
  • July 8 – John Laporte, English landscape painter and etcher (born 1761)
  • September 4 – Hendrik Voogd, Dutch painter and printmaker, who was active in Italy (born 1768)
  • September 10 – Pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter and drawer (born 1773)
  • November 15 – Giocondo Albertolli, Swiss-born architect, painter, and sculptor who was active in Italy (born 1743)
  • December 22 – Cornelis van Spaendonck, Dutch painter (born 1756)
  • date unknown
  • Paolo Vincenzo Bonomini, Italian portrait and caricature painter (born 1757)
  • William Sadler, Irish landscape painter (born 1782)
  • References

    1839 in art Wikipedia


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