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1857 in art

Events from the year 1857 in art.

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Events

  • June 22 – The South Kensington Museum, predecessor of the Victoria and Albert Museum, is opened by Queen Victoria in London.
  • Lewis Carroll meets John Ruskin and begins to associate with the Pre-Raphaelites. In the same year, Ruskin publishes his Political Economy of Art.
  • Exhibitions

  • May 5 – October 17 – The Art Treasures of Great Britain exhibition is held in Manchester, one of the largest such displays of all time. Photographs are admitted.
  • Works

  • Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot – The Destruction of Sodom (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) and Le concert champêtre (Musée Condé, Chantilly)
  • Hiroshige – Prints from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo including
  • Plum Park in Kameido
  • Sudden Shower over Shin-Ōhashi bridge and Atake
  • Arthur Hughes – The Mother's Grave
  • Rudolf Koller – Cow in a Vegetable Garden (Die Kuh im Krautgarten)
  • Benjamin Williams Leader – A Quiet Pool in Glenfalloch
  • John Frederick Lewis – The Coffee Bearer
  • Octave Penguilly L'Haridon – Combat of the Thirty
  • Daniel Maclise – Peter the Great at Deptford Dockyard
  • John Everett Millais – A Dream of the Past: Sir Isumbras at the Ford
  • Jean-François Millet – The Gleaners and original version of The Angelus (both Musée d'Orsay, Paris)
  • Philip Richard Morris – The Good Samaritan
  • Henry Nelson O'Neil – Eastward Ho!
  • Emily Mary Osborn – Nameless and Friendless
  • O. G. Rejlander – The Two Ways of Life (allegorical photomontage)
  • Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel – Goethe–Schiller Monument
  • Raden Saleh – The Arrest of Pangeran Diponegoro
  • Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller – Corpus Christi Morning
  • Henry Wallis – The Stonebreaker
  • August Wredow – Iris Takes the Fallen Hero to Olympus (sculpture, Berlin)
  • Births

  • February 12 – Eugène Atget, French photographer (died 1927)
  • May 17 – Mary Devens, American pictorial photographer (died 1920)
  • July 30 – Lucy Bacon, American Impressionist painter (died 1932)
  • July 31 – Adolphe Willette, French illustrator (died 1926)
  • September 10 – Adolphe Demange, French portrait painter (died 1927)
  • October 23 – Juan Luna, Filipino painter (died 1899)
  • November 18 – Stanhope Forbes, British painter of the Newlyn school (died 1947)
  • December 7 – Uroš Predić, one of the top three Serbian Realist painters, along with Paja Jovanović and Đorđe Krstić (died 1953)
  • December 22 – W. W. Quatremain, English landscape painter (died 1930)
  • date unknown – Esther Kenworthy Waterhouse, English flower painter (died 1944)
  • Deaths

  • January 30 – Agostino Aglio, Italian painter, decorator, and engraver (born 1777)
  • May 1 – Frederick Scott Archer, sculptor and photographic pioneer (born 1813)
  • May 16 – Vasily Andreevich Tropinin, painter (born 1776)
  • June 11 – Moritz Retzsch, painter and etcher (born 1779)
  • October 10 – Thomas Crawford, sculptor (born 1814)
  • October 14 – Johan Christian Dahl, Norwegian landscape painter (born 1788)
  • October 27 – John Blennerhassett Martin, American painter, engraver and lithographer (born 1797)
  • November 14 – Cornelis Kruseman, Dutch painter (born 1797)
  • December 3 – Christian Daniel Rauch, sculptor (born 1777)
  • December 16 – William Havell, English landscape painter, part of the Havell family (born 1782)
  • December 23 – Achille Devéria, painter and lithographer (born 1800)
  • date unknown
  • Nathan Cooper Branwhite, English miniature portrait painter, watercolourist and engraver (born 1775)
  • Nicholas Joseph Crowley, Irish portrait painter (born 1819)
  • Luigi Rossini, Italian artist known for his etchings of ancient Roman architecture (born 1790)
  • References

    1857 in art Wikipedia


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