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1863 in art

Events from the year 1863 in art.

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Events

  • March – American-born painter James McNeill Whistler settles close to the River Thames in Chelsea, London, where he will live for most of the rest of his life.
  • June 12 – The Arts Club is founded by Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, Frederic Leighton and others in London's Mayfair as a social meeting place for those involved or interested in the creative arts.
  • The École des Beaux-Arts in Paris becomes independent of the Académie des Beaux-Arts.
  • Julia Margaret Cameron takes up photography.
  • Alexander Gilchrist's Life of William Blake, "Pictor Ignotus" is published in London, edited posthumously by Anne Gilchrist.
  • Exhibitions

  • May 17 – Opening of first exhibition of the Salon des Refusés in Paris (in which Manet exhibits Le déjeuner sur l'herbe and two other paintings; Whistler exhibits Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl and Cézanne first exhibits), and coining of the term avant-garde.
  • Works

  • Peter Nicolai Arbo – Horse Herd on the High Mountains
  • Thomas Jones Barker – 'The Secret of England's Greatness' (Queen Victoria presenting a Bible in the Audience Chamber at Windsor) (approximate date)
  • Albert Bierstadt – The Rocky Mountains, Lander's Peak
  • David Gilmour Blythe
  • Libby Prison
  • Man Eating in a Field
  • Alexey Bogolyubov – Easter procession in Yaroslavl
  • Alexandre Cabanel – The Birth of Venus (first version, Musée d'Orsay, Paris)
  • Paul Cézanne – The Judgement of Paris (approximate date)
  • Charles Camille Chazal – Institution of the Eucharist
  • François-Claudius Compte-Calix – Vieil Ami
  • Pierre Puvis de Chavannes – Work (Musée de Picardie, Amiens)
  • Joseph Durham – Memorial to the Great Exhibition, London
  • Jozef Israëls – Fishermen's Children (first version)
  • Vilhelm Kyhn – Efter solnedgang i udkanten af en landsby ("After Sunset on the Outskirts of a Village")
  • Édouard Manet
  • Le déjeuner sur l'herbe ("The Luncheon on the Grass" or "The Picnic") (Musée d'Orsay, Paris)
  • Olympia (Musée d'Orsay, Paris)
  • Robert Braithwaite Martineau – The Last Chapter
  • Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier – Napoleon III at the Battle of Solferino
  • John Everett Millais – My First Sermon
  • Albert Joseph Moore – Wall decorations at Coombe Abbey
  • Vincent Pilz – Pegasus (pair of bronzes) (approximate date)
  • Eugene von Guerard – North-east View from the Northern Top of Mount Kosciusko
  • Frederick Walker – The Lost Path
  • James McNeill Whistler – Grey and Silver: Old Battersea Reach
  • Births

  • January 11 – Mary Tannahill, American painter and artist in fabrics (died 1951)
  • January 29 – Suzette Holten, née Skovgaard, Danish painter and ceramist (died 1937)
  • April 3 – Henry van de Velde, Belgian painter, architect and designer, co-founder of the Art Nouveau movement (died 1957)
  • May 17 – C. R. Ashbee, English designer (died 1942)
  • June 12 – Bertram Mackennal, Australian sculptor (died 1931)
  • June 16 – Arturo Michelena, Venezuelan painter (died 1898)
  • June 21 – Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen, née Brodersen, Danish sculptor (died 1945)
  • August 30 (August 18 Old Style) – Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, Russian color photographer (died 1944)
  • September 6 – Jessie Willcox Smith, American illustrator (died 1935)
  • October 24 – Bertha Jaques, American etcher (died 1941)
  • November 11 – Paul Signac, French neo-Impressionist painter (died 1935)
  • December 5 – George Pirie, Scottish painter (died 1946)
  • December 12 – Edvard Munch, Norwegian painter (died 1944)
  • Deaths

  • January 6 – Harriet Gouldsmith, English landscape painter and etcher (born 1787)
  • January 17 – Horace Vernet, French painter of battles, portraits, and Orientalist Arab subjects (born 1789)
  • February 6 – Karl Ludwig Frommel, German landscape painter and engraver (born 1789)
  • February 16 – Alvan Fisher, United States's pioneer in landscape painting and genre works (born 1792)
  • February 20 – John Cart Burgess, English watercolour painter of flowers and landscapes (born 1798)
  • April 4 – Ludwig Emil Grimm, painter and engraver (born 1790)
  • June 5 – Marie Ellenrieder, German painter (born 1791)
  • July 7 – William Mulready, Irish genre painter of rural scenes (born 1786)
  • July 12 – Étienne-Jean Delécluze, French painter and critic (born 1781)
  • August 13 – Eugène Delacroix, French Romantic painter (born 1798)
  • September 19 – Joseph Nigg – Austrian painter, with painting on porcelain a specialty (born 1782)
  • December 4 – James Duffield Harding, English landscape painter (born 1798)
  • December 10 – Charles C. Ingham, Irish portrait painter and later founder of the New York National Academy of Design (born 1797)
  • date unknown
  • Tommaso Benedetti, Italian painter (born 1797)
  • Maria Martin, American watercolor painter (born 1796)
  • Nukina Kaioku, Japanese painter and calligrapher (born 1778)
  • Johannes Baptista van Acker, Flemish portrait miniature painter (born 1794)
  • References

    1863 in art Wikipedia


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