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1850 in art

Events from the year 1850 in art.

Contents

Events

  • Controversial exhibition of Pre-Raphaelite paintings by Holman Hunt and Millais at the Royal Academy, MillaisChrist in the House of His Parents being attacked for its ultra-realism. James Collinson resigns from the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, which then dissolves.
  • Francisco Goya's engravings, Proverbios, are posthumously published.
  • Edouard Pingret relocates to Mexico City.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, painting: William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Paul Baudry.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, sculpture:
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture:
  • Grand Prix de Rome, music: J.A. Charlot.
  • Works

  • Ivan Aivazovsky – The Ninth Wave
  • Oswald Achenbach – Evening in the Campagna
  • Théodore Chassériau – Othello and Desdemona in Venice
  • Charles Allston Collins – Berengaria's Alarm
  • James Collinson
  • Answering the Emigrant's Letter
  • The Renunciation of St. Elizabeth of Hungary
  • Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot – Une Matinée
  • Gustave Courbet
  • A Burial At Ornans
  • The Stone Breakers
  • Hippolyte Delaroche – Bonaparte Crossing the Alps
  • William Maw Egley – Prospero and Miranda (approximate date)
  • Emmanuel Frémiet
  • Wounded Bear
  • Wounded Dog
  • Horatio Greenough – The Rescue (statue)
  • Francesco Hayez
  • The Meditation (first version)
  • Susanna at her Bath
  • John Rogers Herbert
  • Children of the Painter
  • Cordelia Disinherited (oil on canvas, Harris Museum, Preston, Lancashire)
  • Lear Disinheriting Cordelia (fresco in Poets' Hall, Palace of Westminster)
  • William Holman Hunt – A Converted British Family Sheltering a Christian Missionary from the Persecution of the Druids
  • Daniel Huntington – Feckenham in the Tower
  • Jan August Hendrik Leys – Divine Service in Holland
  • Adolph von Menzel – Round Table at Sansouci
  • John Everett Millais
  • Christ in the House of His Parents
  • Ferdinand Lured by Ariel
  • Jean-François Millet – The Sower (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti – Ecce Ancilla Domini
  • Ludwig von Schwanthaler (posthumous) – Bavaria statue
  • Carl Spitzweg – The Bookworm
  • George Frederic Watts – Found Drowned (approximate date)
  • Births

  • January 1 – Per Hasselberg, sculptor (died 1894)
  • January 5 – Theodoor Verstraete, rural realist painter and printmaker (died 1907)
  • January 27 – John Collier, Pre-Raphaelite painter (died 1934)
  • February 27 – Henry E. Huntington, art collector (died 1927)
  • March 9 – Sir Hamo Thornycroft, sculptor (died 1925)
  • April 19 – Edward John Gregory, painter (died 1909)
  • April 20 – Jean-François Raffaëlli, realist painter (died 1924)
  • April 26 – Harry Bates, sculptor (died 1899)
  • May 8 – José Ferraz de Almeida Júnior, painter (died 1899)
  • September 23 – Alfred Boucher, sculptor (died 1934)
  • November 22 – Georg Dehio, art historian (died 1932)
  • November 28 – Robert Koehler, painter (died 1917)
  • December 25 – Florence Griswold, curator (died 1937)
  • December 31 – John Wycliffe Lowes Forster, portrait painter (died 1938)
  • date unknown – George Hitchcock, painter (died 1913)
  • Deaths

  • January 16 – Daniel Caffé, German pastel painter of portraits (born 1750)
  • January 20 – Lorenzo Bartolini, Italian sculptor (born 1777)
  • January 22 – William Westall, English landscape painter (born 1781)
  • January 27 – Johann Gottfried Schadow, sculptor (born 1764)
  • February 23 – Sir William Allan, historical painter (born 1782)
  • April 11 – Jean Augustin Daiwaille, Dutch portrait painter (born 1786)
  • April 15 – Jules Robert Auguste, French Impressionist painter (born 1789)
  • April 16 – Madame Marie Tussaud, French-born modeller of waxworks (born 1761)
  • May – Richard James Wyatt, sculptor (born 1795)
  • July 22 – Vicente López y Portaña, Spanish portrait painter (born 1772)
  • August 13 – Sir Martin Archer Shee, Irish-born portrait painter (born 1769)
  • August 27 – Henry Room, English portrait painter (born 1802)
  • October 2 – Sarah Biffen, disabled English painter (born 1784)
  • November 10 – Alexandre-Évariste Fragonard, French painter and sculptor in the troubadour style (born 1780)
  • December 8 – Anatole Devosge, French painter (born 1770)
  • date unknown
  • Jean Broc, painter (born 1771)
  • Francis Hervé, painter (born 1781)
  • François Mulard, Neoclassical French painter (born 1769)
  • Fei Danxu, Chinese painter in the Qing dynasty (born 1801)
  • References

    1850 in art Wikipedia


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