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1879 in art

Events from the year 1879 in art.

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Events

  • April 10–May 11 – Fourth Impressionist exhibition in Paris, arranged by Gustave Caillebotte at 28 avenue de l'Opéra.
  • Ford Madox Brown begins painting the The Manchester Murals in Manchester Town Hall (England).
  • Chicago Academy of Fine Arts established.
  • Guimet Museum of Asian art established in Lyon, France.
  • Museum of Fine Arts Berne established in Switzerland.
  • Kate Greenaway's first book, with her own colour illustrations, Under the Window: Pictures & Rhymes for Children, is published in London.
  • Works

  • Michael Ancher – Vil han klare pynten (Will he round the point)
  • Albert Fitch Bellows – The Parsonage
  • William-Adolphe Bouguereau – The Birth of Venus
  • William Burges – Golden Bed
  • Edward Burne-Jones – The Annunciation
  • Edgar Degas
  • Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando
  • Portrait of Henri Michel-Lévy in his studio
  • Portraits at the Stock Exchange
  • Gustave Achille Guillaumet – Laghouat in the Algerian Sahara
  • Ivan Kramskoi – Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin
  • George Dunlop Leslie – Alice in Wonderland
  • Édouard Manet
  • Self-Portrait with Palette
  • In the Conservatory
  • Albert Joseph Moore – Topaz
  • Vasily Perov – Pugachev's Judgement
  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir – The Dreamer
  • John Singer Sargent
  • In the Luxembourg Gardens (Luxembourg Gardens at Twilight)
  • Portrait of Carolus-Duran
  • Charlotte Schreiber – The Croppy Boy (The Confession of an Irish Patriot)
  • James Tissot – Mrs. Newton with a Parasol (approximate date)
  • Births

  • January 13 – William Reid Dick, Scottish sculptor (died 1961)
  • March 27 – Edward Steichen, American photographer, painter, and art gallery and museum curator (died 1973)
  • July 26 – Maria Bal, Polish model (died 1955)
  • September 23 – Charles Camoin, painter (died 1965)
  • October 22 – Sir Matthew Smith, painter (died 1959)
  • December 18 – Paul Klee, painter (died 1940)
  • Deaths

  • January 26 – Julia Margaret Cameron, British photographer in Ceylon (born 1815)
  • February 10 – Honoré Daumier, French painter, sculptor and caricaturist (born 1808)
  • March 21 - Valentine Bartholomew, English flower painter (born 1799)
  • March 27 – Hércules Florence, painter and pioneer photographer (born 1817)
  • March 30 – Thomas Couture, painter and art teacher (born 1815)
  • May 8 – Henry Collen, English royal miniature portrait painter (born 1797)
  • June 24 - Eliseo Sala, Italian painter (born 1813)
  • July 7 – George Caleb Bingham, American realist artist (born 1811)
  • July 17 – Maurycy Gottlieb, painter (born 1804)
  • August 3 – Joseph Severn, English portrait and subject painter (born 1793)
  • September 5 – Camille Doncieux, first wife and model of Claude Monet (born 1847)
  • September 6 – Amédée de Noé, caricaturist (born 1818)
  • September 8 – William Morris Hunt, painter (born 1824)
  • November 2 – Abbondio Sangiorgio, Italian sculptor (born 1798)
  • November 18 – André Giroux, painter and photographer (born 1801)
  • December 1 – Franz Ittenbach, religious painter (born 1813)
  • References

    1879 in art Wikipedia


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