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1856 in art

Events from the year 1856 in art.

Contents

Events

  • May 1 – Charles Lutwidge Dodgson ('Lewis Carroll') takes up photography as a hobby
  • December 2 – The National Portrait Gallery, London is established
  • December 8 – Édouard Manet opens his own studio
  • Owen Jones publishes The Grammar of Ornament, illustrated in chromolithography
  • Awards

  • Austrian Imperial Prize for Sculpture – Joseph Boehm
  • Works

  • Ivan Aivazovsky – A Strong Wind
  • William-Adolphe Bouguereau – La Danse (approximate date)
  • Ford Madox Brown – Take your Son, Sir! (unfinished)
  • Philip Hermogenes Calderon – Broken Vows
  • Samuel Colman – Meadows and Wildflowers at Conway
  • William Powell Frith – Many Happy Returns of the Day
  • Hiroshige – One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (ukiyo-e woodblock print series begins publication)
  • Arthur Hughes – April Love
  • William Holman Hunt – The Scapegoat (large version)
  • Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
  • Madame Moitessier
  • La Source
  • Sir Edwin Landseer – Saved
  • Baron Carlo Marochetti – Richard Coeur de Lion (statue)
  • John Everett Millais
  • Autumn Leaves
  • The Blind Girl
  • Peace Concluded
  • Jean-François Millet – Shepherdess Seated on a Rock
  • Eugene von Guerard – View of Geelong
  • Henry Wallis – The Death of Chatterton
  • Births

  • January 7 – Charles Harold Davis, American landscape painter (died 1933)
  • January 8 – Elizabeth Taylor, American painter (died 1932)
  • January 12 – John Singer Sargent, Florentine-born American portrait painter (died 1925)
  • March 8 – Colin Campbell Cooper, American impressionist painter (died 1937)
  • March 9 – Tom Roberts, Australian painter (died 1931)
  • March 20 – John Lavery, Irish painter (died 1941)
  • May 20 – Henri-Edmond Cross, French neo-impressionist painter (died 1910)
  • October 28
  • Carolina Benedicks-Bruce, Swedish sculptor (died 1935)
  • Anna Elizabeth Klumpke, American portrait and genre painter (died 1942)
  • November 6 – Jefferson David Chalfant, American trompe-l'œil painter (died 1931)
  • November 18 – Joakim Skovgaard, Danish painter (died 1933)
  • November 21 – Eveleen Tennant, English portrait photographer (died 1937)
  • Undated – Harry Fidler, English equine painter (died 1935)
  • Deaths

  • January 4 – Pierre Jean David, sculptor and engraver ("David d'Angers") (born 1788)
  • April 5 – František Horčička, Czech history and portrait painter (born 1776)
  • April 27 – Louis Joseph César Ducornet, painter (used his feet) (born 1806)
  • July 4 – István Ferenczy, Hungarian sculptor (born 1792)
  • July 19 – Henry Aston Barker, landscape and panorama painter (born 1774)
  • July 22 – Thomas Doughty, landscape painter (born 1793)
  • September 1 – Sir Richard Westmacott, sculptor (born 1775)
  • October – Rafael Tegeo, Spanish Neoclassical painter (born 1798)
  • October 8 – Théodore Chassériau, painter (born 1819)
  • October 28 – Johann Peter Krafft, German-Austrian painter (born 1780)
  • November 4 – Hippolyte Delaroche, French painter (born 1797)
  • November 6 – Cephas Thompson, portrait painter (born 1775)
  • November 13 – Ludwig Buchhorn, German painter and engraver (born 1770)
  • November 21 – Charles de Steuben, French painter (born 1788)
  • November 23 – Thomas Seddon, landscape painter (born 1821)
  • date unknown
  • Pieter Godfried Bertichen, Dutch painter and lithographer (born 1796)
  • Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Duchesne, French painter and miniaturist (born 1770)
  • Kim Jeonghui, Korean calligrapher and artist (born 1786)
  • Elisabeth Charlotta Karsten – Swedish and Russian painter (born 1789)
  • Frederick Nash, English painter and draughtsman (born 1782)
  • Naitō Toyomasa, Japanese sculptor of netsuke from Tamba Province (born 1773)
  • References

    1856 in art Wikipedia


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