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1844 in art

Events from the year 1844 in art.

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Events

  • June – Henry Fox Talbot begins publication of The Pencil of Nature, the first book illustrated with photographs from a camera to be commercially published (in London).
  • July 31 – Opening of the Wadsworth Atheneum, the oldest art museum in the United States.
  • Works

  • József Borsos – Portrait of Kristóf Hegedűs
  • Gustave Courbet
  • Portrait of Juliette Courbet (Musée du Petit Palais, Paris)
  • The Hammock
  • Honoré Daumier – Les bas bleus ("Bluestockings", series of lithographs)
  • Eugène Delacroix – Last Words of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius
  • Théodore de Gudin – La Salle's Expedition to Louisiana in 1684
  • Joseph Patrick Haverty – Patrick O'Brien: The Limerick Piper
  • Carlo Marochetti – Wellington Statue, Glasgow (equestrian bronze)
  • Eleuterio Pagliano – İl pepe e il peperoncino
  • Hiram Powers – The Greek Slave (marble)
  • J. M. W. Turner – Rain, Steam and Speed – The Great Western Railway (National Gallery, London)
  • Robert Walter Weir – Embarkation of the Pilgrims (United States Capitol rotunda, Washington, D.C.)
  • Births

  • February 20 – Mihály Munkácsy, Hungarian painter (died 1909)
  • February 26 – Annie Swynnerton, English painter (died 1933)
  • April – Edmund Elisha Case, American painter (died 1919)
  • May 21 – Henri Rousseau, "Le Douanier Rousseau", French modernist primitive painter (died 1910)
  • May 22 – Mary Cassatt, American Impressionist painter (died 1926)
  • July 25
  • Thomas Eakins, American painter, photographer and sculptor (died 1916)
  • Amanda Sidwall, Swedish painter (died 1892)
  • July 31 – Léon Augustin Lhermitte, French genre painter (died 1925)
  • August 5 – Ilya Repin, Russian painter and sculptor (died 1930)
  • September 20 – William H. Illingworth, American photographer (died 1893)
  • October 22 – Lady Margaret Forrest, French-born Australian patron of the arts (died 1929)
  • October 25 – Viktor Oskar Tilgner, Austrian sculptor (died 1896)
  • October 28 – Moses Jacob Ezekiel, American sculptor (died 1917)
  • date unknown – Susan Isabel Dacre, English painter (died 1933)
  • Deaths

  • January 8 – Ferdinand Piloty, lithographer (born 1786)
  • February 21 – Jacques-Edme Dumont, French sculptor (born 1761)
  • March 6 – Francis Nicholson, landscape painter (born 1753)
  • March 24 – Bertel Thorvaldsen, sculptor (born 1770)
  • May 2 – William Thomas Beckford, art critic (born 1760)
  • May 5 – Andrew Geddes, British painter (born 1783)
  • May 14 – Robert Hills, English painter and etcher (born 1769)
  • July 23 – Christian Gobrecht, engraver (born 1785)
  • August 6 – Samuel Drummond, British painter especially portraits and marine genre works (born 1766)
  • August 28 – Giuseppe Bernardino Bison, Italian painter, especially of history pieces, genre depictions, and whimsical and imaginary landscapes (born 1762)
  • October 14
  • Adélaïde Victoire Hall, French painter (born 1772)
  • Jan Baptiste de Jonghe, Belgian landscape painter (born 1785)
  • November 2 – Sir Augustus Wall Callcott, English landscape painter (born 1779)
  • November 18 – Antonín Machek, Czech painter (born 1775)
  • date unknown
  • Arnoldus Bloemers, Dutch painter of flowers, fruit, and animals (born 1792)
  • Giovacchino Cantini, Italian engraver (born c.1780)
  • Frédéric Théodore Faber, Belgian landscape and genre painter (born 1782)
  • Qian Du, Chinese landscape painter during the Qing Dynasty (born 1764)
  • Alexander Johann Dallinger von Dalling, Austrian painter (born 1783)
  • References

    1844 in art Wikipedia


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