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1866 in art

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1866 in art

Events from the year 1866 in art.

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Events

  • July 28 – 18-year-old Vinnie Ream is commissioned by the United States Congress to make a marble statue of Abraham Lincoln for the United States Capitol rotunda in Washington, D.C.
  • Nationalmuseum opens in new premises in Stockholm, Sweden, under this name.
  • Works

  • Albert Bierstadt – A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie
  • Odoardo Borrani – At the Chorus
  • Edward Burne-Jones – The Princess Sabra Led to the Dragon
  • Julia Margaret Cameron – photographs
  • The Mountain Nymph Sweet Liberty
  • Series of Life Sized Heads
  • Paul Cézanne – Portrait of Louis-Auguste Cézanne, Father of the Artist, reading l'Evénement (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)
  • Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot – Agostino (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)
  • Gustave Courbet
  • L'Origine du monde
  • Le Sommeil
  • Edgar Degas – Steeplechase – The Fallen Jockey
  • Jean-Léon Gérôme
  • Cleopatra and Caesar
  • The Slave Market (approximate date)
  • Francesco Hayez – Odalisque with Book
  • David Octavius Hill – The First General Assembly of the Free Church of Scotland, Signing the Act of Separation and Deed of Demission at Tanfield, Edinburgh 23 May 1843 (completed)
  • Winslow Homer – Prisoners from the Front (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)
  • Sir Edwin Landseer – The Arab Tent (Wallace Collection, London; approximate date)
  • Édouard Manet
  • The Fifer (Musée d'Orsay, Paris)
  • A King Charles Spaniel (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)
  • Still Life with Melon and Peaches (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)
  • Woman with a Parrot (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)
  • Jan Matejko – Rejtan, or the Fall of Poland
  • Claude Monet
  • Camille (The Woman in the Green Dress)
  • Le déjeuner sur l’herbe
  • Women in the Garden (begun)
  • Albert Joseph Moore
  • The Last Supper and The Feeding of the Five Thousand (on chancel walls of church of St. Alban's, Rochdale; completed)
  • The Shunamite relating the Glories of King Solomon to her Maidens
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti – The Beloved
  • Rebecca Solomon – A Wounded Dove
  • Simeon Solomon – Love in Autumn
  • Bertalan Székely – The Battle of Mohács
  • Frederick Walker – Wayfarers
  • John Quincy Adams Ward – Indian Hunter (bronze)
  • Births

  • January 23 – Lydia Field Emmet, American painter and designer (died 1952)
  • June 13 – Aby Warburg, German art historian (died 1929)
  • June 16 – Joaquín Clausell, Mexican impressionist landscape painter, lawyer and political activist (died 1935)
  • July 3 – Ambroise Vollard, French art dealer (died 1939)
  • July 14 – Juliette Wytsman, Belgian painter (died 1925)
  • August 9 – Emil Fuchs, Austrian-born sculptor and painter (died 1929)
  • October 2 – Charles Ricketts, English designer (died 1931)
  • unknown date – Milly Childers, English painter (died 1922)
  • Deaths

  • January 15 – Massimo d'Azeglio, Italian statesman, novelist and painter (born 1798)
  • January 17 – George Petrie, Irish painter, musician, antiquary and archaeologist (born 1790)
  • January 27 – John Gibson, Welsh-born sculptor (born 1790)
  • March 23 – Ferdinand von Arnim, German architect and watercolour painter (born 1814)
  • April 1 – Chester Harding, American portrait painter (born 1792)
  • April 3 – Frederick William Fairholt, English engraver (born 1814)
  • April 7 – Thomas Musgrave Joy, English portrait painter (born 1812)
  • April 17 – Carl Georg Enslen, Austrian painter (born 1792)
  • April 26 – Hermann Goldschmidt, German-born painter and astronomer (born 1802)
  • June 8 – William Bewick, English portrait painter (born 1795)
  • June 14 – John Hayes, English portrait-painter (born 1786)
  • August 9 – Raffaello Sernesi, Italian painter and medallist (born 1838)
  • September 10 – David Hay, British interior decorator (born 1798)
  • November 23 – Paul Gavarni (Sulpice Guillaume Chevalier), French caricaturist (born 1801/1804)
  • December 20 – Jacobus Cornelis Gaal, Dutch painter and etcher (born 1796)
  • date unknown – Jean Henri De Coene, Belgian painter of genre and historical subjects (born 1798)
  • References

    1866 in art Wikipedia


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