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1848 in art

Events from the year 1848 in art.

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Events

  • April 10 – John Ruskin marries Effie Gray in Scotland.
  • September – John Everett Millais, William Holman Hunt and Dante Gabriel Rossetti found the pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in the former's family home in Gower Street (London).
  • c. October – The first frescoes of scenes from English literature in the Poets' Hall of the Palace of Westminster are completed: Charles West Cope's Griselda's first Trial of Patience and John Callcott Horsley's Satan touched by Ithuriel's Spear while whispering evil dreams to Eve.
  • December 10 – The Leipzig Art Association opens the Städtische Museum.
  • In Cambridge, England, the Fitzwilliam Museum's Founder's Building (designed by George Basevi and completed by C. R. Cockerell) is opened.
  • In Copenhagen, Denmark, the Thorvaldsen Museum of sculpture (designed by Michael Gottlieb Bindesbøll) is opened.
  • Works

  • Mexican Girl Dying, New York City
  • Ivan Aivazovsky – Battle of Chesma
  • Herman Wilhelm Bissen – Den Danske Landsoldat
  • Karl Bryullov – Self-portrait
  • Charles West Cope – Cardinal Wolsey's Reception at Leicester Abbey
  • David Cox – Crossing the Sands
  • Edward Hicks – The Cornell Farm
  • Holman Hunt – The Flight of Madeline and Porphyro during the Drunkenness attending the Revelry, Eve of Saint Agnes
  • Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres – Baronne de Rothschild
  • August Kopisch – The Pontine Marshes at Sunset
  • Jean-François Millet
  • The Winnower
  • The Captivity of the Jews in Babylon (later covered by The Young Shepherdess in 1870 due to a scarcity of materials during the Franco-Prussian War; rediscovered in 1984 by x-ray at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts)
  • Samuel Palmer – The Water Mill
  • Ferdinand Richardt
  • Frederiksborg Castle
  • Kronborg Castle
  • John Evan Thomas – Death of Tewdric Mawr, King of Gwent (sculpture)
  • Philipp Veit – Germania
  • Births

  • January 13 – Lilla Cabot Perry, painter (died 1933)
  • February 18 - Louis Comfort Tiffany, American stained glass artist (died 1933)
  • March 18 – Princess Louise, member of the British Royal Family and sculptor (died 1939)
  • March 22 – Sarah Purser, Irish painter and stained-glass maker (died 1943)
  • June 8 – Paul Gauguin, post-Impressionist painter (died 1903)
  • August 10 – William Harnett, trompe l'oeil painter (died 1892)
  • August 19 – Gustave Caillebotte, painter and arts patron (died 1894)
  • September 26 – Helen Allingham, painter and illustrator (died 1926)
  • October 3 – Henry Lerolle, French painter and arts patron (died 1929)
  • date unknown
  • Helen Thornycroft, English painter (died 1937)
  • Giovanni Battista Amendola, sculptor (died 1887)
  • Deaths

  • January 14 – Robert Adamson, pioneer photographer (born 1821)
  • February 7 – Christen Købke, Danish painter (born 1810)
  • February 11 – Thomas Cole, painter (born 1801)
  • February 29 – Louis-François, Baron Lejeune, French general, painter and lithographer (born 1775)
  • March 29 – Martinus Rørbye, Danish genre painter (born 1803)
  • May 30 – Antonio Basoli, Italian painter, interior designer, engraver and professor (born 1774)
  • June 28 – Jean-Baptiste Debret, French painter of lithographs depicting the people of Brazil (born 1768)
  • August 15 – Pyotr Sokolov, Russian aquarelle portraitist (born 1791)
  • November 14 – Ludwig Michael Schwanthaler, sculptor (born 1802)
  • December – John Ternouth, English sculptor (born 1796)
  • date unknown
  • Julien-Joseph Ducorron, Belgian landscape painter (born 1770)
  • Keisai Eisen, ukiyo-e artist (born 1790)
  • Jan Frans Eliaerts, Flemish painter of animals, flowers and fruit (born 1761)
  • References

    1848 in art Wikipedia


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