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1842 in art

Events from the year 1842 in art.

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Events

  • David Roberts begins publication of Sketches in the Holy Land (chromolithographs).
  • Richard Dadd becomes mentally ill during a tour of the Middle East and is thought to be suffering from sunstroke.
  • Construction work resumes on Cologne Cathedral, after a gap of nearly three centuries.
  • George Hayter granted a knighthood.
  • William Fox Talbot receives the Rumford Medal of the Royal Society.
  • George R. Lewis records the famous carvings at Kilpeck church, Herefordshire.
  • Dordrechts Museum established in the Netherlands.
  • Works

  • Thomas Brigstocke – Alnaschar, the Barber's fifth Brother
  • Ford Madox Brown – Manfred on the Jungfrau
  • Thomas Cole – The Voyage of Life (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)
  • William Powell Frith – Dolly Varden
  • Benjamin Haydon – Wordsworth on Helvellyn
  • Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres – Odalisque with Slave
  • Daniel Maclise – The Play-scene in Hamlet
  • Thomas Phillips – Michael Faraday
  • J. M. W. Turner
  • Peace – Burial at Sea
  • Snowstorm – steam boat off a harbour's mouth making signals in shallow water, and going by the lead
  • War – The Exile and the Rock Limpet
  • Franz Xaver Winterhalter – Portrait of Prince Albert
  • Births

  • June 12 – Harry Hems, English architectural and ecclesiastical sculptor (died 1916)
  • October 18 – Sydney Prior Hall, English portraitist and illustrator (died 1922)
  • November 29 – William Blake Richmond, English painter and interior decorator (died 1921)
  • December 16 – Otto Sinding, Norwegian painter (died 1909)
  • December 18 – William Anderson, collector of Japanese art (died 1900)
  • Deaths

  • March 16 - Archer James Oliver, British portrait painter (born 1774)
  • March 30 – Marie Louise Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, painter (born 1755)
  • May 12 – Walenty Wańkowicz, Belarusian-Polish painter (born 1799)
  • July 7 – Louis-André-Gabriel Bouchet, French historical painter (born 1759)
  • July 28 – John Sell Cotman, English artist of the Norwich school especially watercolours (born 1782)
  • August 28 – Peter Fendi, Austrian portrait and genre painter, engraver, and lithographer (born 1796)
  • November 17 – John Varley, English watercolour painter and astrologer (born 1778)
  • date unknown
  • Giovanni Balestra, Italian engraver (born 1774)
  • George Barret, Jr., English landscape painter (born 1767)
  • Paolo Caronni, Italian engraver (born 1779)
  • Gilles-François Closson, Belgian landscape painter (born 1796)
  • Charles Codman, landscape painter of Portland, Maine (born 1800)
  • Kapiton Pavlov, Russian portrait painter (born 1791)
  • James Stuart, Irish-Australian painter (born 1802)
  • References

    1842 in art Wikipedia


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