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1877 in art

Events from the year 1877 in art.

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Events

  • January – Claude Monet begins a series of paintings of the Gare Saint-Lazare in Paris.
  • April – Third "Exhibition of Impressionists" arranged by Gustave Caillebotte at 6 rue Le Peletier in Paris.
  • May – An exhibition of paintings created over the past few years opens at the Grosvenor Gallery in London featuring Edward Burne-Jones's Days of Creation, The Beguiling of Merlin and The Mirror of Venus and James McNeill Whistler's Nocturne in Black and Gold – The Falling Rocket. On July 2, English art critic John Ruskin's review in Fors Clavigera praises Burne-Jones but of Whistler says he "never expected to hear a coxcomb ask two hundred guineas for flinging a pot of paint in the public's face" provoking a charge of libel.
  • Summer – Frederic Leighton exhibits his bronze Athlete Wrestling with a Python at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, inaugurating a renaissance in contemporary British sculpture which becomes known as the New Sculpture.
  • September 6 – The Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, England, is opened.
  • Paintings

  • Lawrence Alma-Tadema
  • Flora: Spring in the Gardens of the Villa Borghese
  • A Sculptor's Model
  • Jules Bastien-Lepage – At Harvest Time (Tempo di vendemmia)
  • Frederick Arthur Bridgman – The Funeral Procession of a Mummy on the Nile
  • Ford Madox Brown – Cromwell, Protector of the Vaudois
  • Gustave Caillebotte
  • On the Pont de l’Europe (Kimbell Art Museum)
  • Paris Street; Rainy Day ("Rue de Paris; Temps de pluie")
  • Les périssoires ("Canoes on the Yerres") (Milwaukee Art Museum)
  • Paul Cézanne – Madame Cézanne in a Red Armchair (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
  • Frederic Edwin Church
  • The Aegean Sea
  • El Rio de Luz
  • Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville – L'attaque au crépuscule ("The attack at dawn"; Walters Art Museum, Baltimore)
  • Thomas Eakins – William Rush Carving His Allegorical Figure of the Schuylkill River (original version; Philadelphia Museum of Art)
  • Albert Edelfelt – Queen Blanca
  • Henri Fantin-Latour – The Reading
  • Carl Fredrik Hill – The Cemetery
  • Charles-Gustave Housez – La petite fille perdue dans Paris
  • Kobayashi Kiyochika – The Sumida River by Night
  • Frederic Leighton – Mrs Henry Evans Gordon
  • Édouard Manet
  • Nana
  • Woman in Evening Dress (Guggenheim Museum, New York City)
  • John Everett Millais
  • Effie Deans
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • Claude Monet – Gare Saint Lazare
  • Camille Pissarro
  • The Côte des Bœufs at L’Hermitage
  • The Garden at Pontoise
  • Arthur Quartley – Early Moonlight Naragansett Bay
  • Briton Rivière
  • Lazarus
  • Sympathy
  • John Roddam Spencer Stanhope – Love and the Maiden
  • James Tissot
  • The Gallery of H.M.S. 'Calcutta' (Portsmouth)
  • Hide and Seek
  • Portsmouth Dockyard
  • Julius von Blaas – Fox Hunt in the Campagna
  • Anton von Werner – Die Proklamation des Deutschen Kaiserreiches ("The Proclamation of the German Empire", original version; destroyed in World War II)
  • James McNeill Whistler
  • Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room (decorative scheme)
  • Nocturne (c. 1875–77, Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow)
  • Sculpture

  • Frederic Leighton – Athlete Wrestling with a Python
  • Auguste Rodin – The Age of Bronze
  • Births

  • January 2 – Slava Raškaj, Croatian watercolourist (died 1906)
  • January 26 – Kees van Dongen, Dutch-born painter (died 1968)
  • April 15 – Georg Kolbe, German sculptor (died 1947)
  • June 3 – Raoul Dufy, French Fauvist painter (died 1953)
  • July 2 – Rinaldo Cuneo, American painter (died 1939)
  • August 4 – Laura Knight, English Impressionist painter (died 1970)
  • August 7 – Leslie Hunter, born George Hunter, Scottish painter (died 1931)
  • August 18 – Herbert Barnard John Everett, English marine artist (died 1949)
  • December 27 – Adolf Kašpar, Czech painter and illustrator (died 1934)
  • Deaths

  • January 9 – Alexander Brullov, Russian painter, teacher, and architect (born 1798)
  • February 13 – Auguste Hüssener, German engraver and miniature painter (born 1789)
  • March 31 – Jean Baptiste Madou, painter and lithographer (born 1796)
  • June 4 – William Edward Frost, English painter (born 1810)
  • August 5 – Philipp Foltz, painter (born 1793)
  • September 16 – Marcin Zaleski, Polish painter (born 1796)
  • September 17 – William Fox Talbot, pioneer photographer (born 1800)
  • November 12 – Henry Peters Gray, portrait painter (born 1819)
  • December 18 – Philipp Veit, painter (born 1819)
  • December 31 – Gustave Courbet, painter (born 1819)
  • References

    1877 in art Wikipedia


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