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1885 in art

Events

  • July 13 – New building for the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, designed by Pierre Cuypers, opens.
  • August – First public display of works by Vincent van Gogh, in the windows of the art dealer Leurs at The Hague.
  • "Glasgow Boys" first exhibit collectively, at the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts.
  • Aberdeen Art Gallery opens in Scotland.
  • Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery opens in England.
  • The Guildhall Art Gallery opens in the City of London.
  • The E. B. Crocker Art Gallery is presented to the people of Sacramento, California.
  • Awards

  • John Everett Millais is granted a baronetcy in the United Kingdom, the first artist to be honoured with a hereditary title.
  • Works

  • Michael Ancher – Vil han klare pynten ("Will he Round the Point?")
  • William-Adolphe Bouguereau – The Young Shepherdess
  • Frank Bramley
  • Everyone His Own Tale
  • Primrose Day
  • Ernest Christophe – La Fatalité (sculpture)
  • Albert Dubois-Pillet (some dates approximate)
  • Ankerplaats
  • Bouquet of Roses in a Vase
  • Landscape with a Lock
  • Still Life with Fish
  • View of Paris
  • Winter Landscape
  • Thomas Eakins – The Swimming Hole
  • Albert Edelfelt – Portrait of Louis Pasteur
  • Henri Fantin-Latour – Around the Piano
  • Stanhope Forbes – A Fish Sale on a Cornish Beach
  • Jean-Léon Gérôme – The great bath of Brousse
  • Ellen Day Hale – Self Portrait (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
  • Winslow Homer – The Fog Warning (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
  • Juan Luna
  • Chula series
  • Odalisque
  • Jan Matejko – Bohdan Khmelnytsky with Tuhaj Bej near Lviv
  • John Everett Millais – The Ruling Passion
  • Charles William Mitchell – Hypatia
  • Claude Monet – The Cliffs at Etretat
  • Henri-Paul Motte – The Fiancee of Belus
  • Walter Osborne – Feeding the Chickens
  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir – Girl Braiding Her Hair (Suzanne Valadon)
  • Ilya Repin – Ivan the Terrible And His Son Ivan, 16 November 1581 (Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow)
  • Therese Schwartze – Three girls from the Amsterdam Orphanage
  • Marie Spartali Stillman – Love's Messenger
  • Marianne Stokes – Homeless
  • James Tissot
  • The Bridesmaid
  • The Shop Girl
  • William Greene Turner – Oliver Perry Monument (bronze, Newport, Rhode Island)
  • Vincent van Gogh
  • The Potato Eaters (April)
  • Cottages series
  • Old Church Tower at Nuenen series (continued)
  • Peasant Character Studies
  • Still life paintings (continuing)
  • Two Paintings of Amsterdam (October)
  • Hubert von Herkomer – Hard Times
  • John William Waterhouse – Saint Eulalia
  • George Frederic Watts
  • Love and Life
  • Mammon
  • W. L. Wyllie
  • A Dying Giant
  • Storm and Sunshine: A Battle with the Elements
  • Births

  • January 21 – Duncan Grant, Scottish painter (died 1978)
  • February 18 – Henri Laurens, French sculptor (died 1954)
  • February 24 – Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz ('Witkacy'), Polish painter, playwright and novelist (suicide 1939)
  • March 3 – Cecil Thomas, English bronze sculptor and medallist (died 1976)
  • March 31 – Pascin, Bulgarian-born painter and draftsman (suicide 1930)
  • April 4 – Leonardo Dudreville, Italian painter (died 1975)
  • April 8 – Norman Clyde, American mountaineer, nature photographer and naturalist (died 1972)
  • April 12 – Robert Delaunay, French painter (died 1941)
  • May 12 – Mario Sironi, Italian painter (died 1961)
  • June 27 – Arthur Lismer, English-born Canadian painter, member of the Group of Seven (died 1969)
  • July 5 – André Lhote, French painter and sculptor (died 1962)
  • July 11 – Roger de La Fresnaye, French cubist painter (died 1925)
  • July 15 – Josef Frank, Austrian-born architect and designer (died 1967)
  • August 15 – Nancy Cox-McCormack, American portrait sculptor (died 1967)
  • August 26 – Gwen Raverat, née Darwin, English wood engraver (died 1957)
  • August 30 – Paul Gösch, German artist and architect (died 1940)
  • September 12 – Heinrich Hoffmann, German propaganda photographer (died 1957)
  • October 15 – Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval, Icelandic painter (died 1972)
  • October 21 – Jan Altink, Dutch painter (died 1971)
  • November 14 – Sonia Delaunay, Ukrainian-French artist (died 1979)
  • date unknown – Branko Radulović, Serbian painter (died 1916)
  • Deaths

  • January 20 – Joseph Niklaus Bütler, Swiss painter (born 1822)
  • April 18 – Rudolf Eitelberger, art historian (born 1817)
  • April 29 – Ernst Joachim Förster, painter (born 1800)
  • June 13 – Carl Arnold Gonzenbach, Swiss painter (born 1806)
  • July 23 - Pierre Alexandre Schoenewerk, French sculptor (born 1820)
  • August 30 – Thomas Thornycroft, sculptor (born 1815)
  • September 6 – Narcís Monturiol, Spanish artist and engineer (born 1819)
  • September 23 – Carl Spitzweg, painter (born 1808)
  • October 9 – John Bowes, art collector (born 1811)
  • December 5 – Wilhelm Ripe, painter (born 1818)
  • December 11 – James Fahey, painter (born 1804)
  • date unknown – Girolamo Masini, sculptor (born 1840)
  • References

    1885 in art Wikipedia


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