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1880 in art

Events from the year 1880 in art.

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Events

  • October – Vincent van Gogh enrolls in a beginners art course at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels.
  • Fifth Impressionist exhibition in Paris, at 10 rue des Pyramides. The realist painter Jean-François Raffaëlli is also invited by Degas to exhibit.
  • Silver Studio founded by Arthur Silver in London for textile and wallpaper design.
  • Anton Mauve paints Changing Pasture; his palette and usage of colour influences Vincent van Gogh.
  • Michael Ancher marries fellow painter Anna Brøndum.
  • National Gallery of Canada established in Ottawa.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, painting: Henri Lucien Doucet.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, sculpture:
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture:
  • Grand Prix de Rome, music: Lucien Joseph Edouard Hillemacher.
  • Works

  • Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi – The Lion of Belfort
  • Marie Bashkirtseff – Self-portrait
  • Arnold Böcklin – Isle of the Dead (German: Die Toteninsel, first two versions)
  • Thomas Brock – A Moment of Peril (equestrian bronze)
  • Lady Butler – The Defence of Rorke's Drift
  • Alexandre Cabanel – Phèdre
  • Gustave Caillebotte
  • A Balcony
  • Boulevard des Italiens
  • Boulevard Seen from Above
  • In a Café
  • Interior
  • Interior, or Woman reading
  • A refuge, boulevard Haussmann
  • Man on the balcony, boulevard Haussmann
  • Man with a top-hat, seated by a window
  • Nude on a divan
  • Carl Conrads - Alexander Hamilton (granite)
  • Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville – The Defence of Rorke's Drift, 1879
  • Thomas Eakins – The Fairman Rogers Four-in-Hand
  • Giovanni Fattori – Quadrato di Villafranca
  • Charles Gauthier – Cléopâtre (plaster)
  • James Clarke Hook – Home with the Tide
  • Daniel Huntington – Portrait of John Adams Dix
  • Ivan Kramskoi
  • Sergey Botkin
  • Ivan Shishkin
  • Edward Lear – The Plains of Lombardy from Monte Generoso (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford)
  • Albert Joseph Moore – Rose Leaves
  • Adolph Alphonse de Neuville – The Defence of Rorke's Drift
  • Frank O'Meara – Autumnal greys (Forest of Fontainbleau)
  • William Quiller Orchardson – Napoleon on Board the Bellerophon
  • Edward Poynter – A Visit to Aesculapius
  • Fritz Schaper – Goethe Monument (Berlin)
  • Viktor Vasnetsov – Flying Carpet
  • Henry Tanworth Wells – Victoria Regina
  • Births

  • February 1 – C. T. Loo, Chinese-born art dealer (died 1957)
  • February 8 – Franz Marc, German painter and printmaker, co-founder of Der Blaue Reiter (killed in action 1916)
  • March 21 – Hans Hofmann, German-born abstract expressionist painter and teacher (died 1966)
  • April 4 – William Russell Flint, Scottish-born watercolourist (died 1969)
  • April 7 – Alexander Bogomazov, Ukrainian painter, artist and modern art theoretician of Russian avant-garde (died 1930)
  • May 6 – Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, German expressionist painter, co-founder of Die Brücke (suicide 1938)
  • June 10 – André Derain, French Fauvist painter (died 1954)
  • August 2 – Arthur Dove, American painter (died 1946)
  • August 22 – George Herriman, American cartoonist (Krazy Kat) (died 1944)
  • November 19 – Jacob Epstein, American-born British sculptor (died 1959)
  • Deaths

  • January 4 – Anselm Feuerbach, German classicist painter (born 1829)
  • February 19 – Constantino Brumidi, American historicist fresco painter (born 1805)
  • September 8 – Wilhelm August Rieder, Austrian painter and draughtsman (born 1796)
  • October 10 – Giampietro Campana, Italian art collector (born 1808)
  • November 20 – Léon Cogniet, French historical and portrait painter (born 1794)
  • date unknown
  • Philippe Joseph Henri Lemaire, French sculptor (born 1798)
  • Henry O'Neill, Irish illustrator and antiquarian (born 1798)
  • Nicolae Teodorescu, Moldavian, later Romanian church painter (muralist) (born 1797)
  • References

    1880 in art Wikipedia


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