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1896 in art

Events

  • January 24 – Painter Sir Frederic Leighton is created 1st Baron Leighton in the peerage of the United Kingdom one day before his death in London of angina pectoris.
  • February – Edvard Munch moves to Paris and concentrates on printmaking.
  • December – Walter Crane publishes Of The Decorative Illustration of Books, Old and New (printed by the Chiswick Press).
  • A bout of typhoid fever puts an end to Maurice de Vlaminck's career as a cyclist.
  • William Merritt Chase founds Parsons The New School for Design as the Chase School of Art in Greenwich Village, New York.
  • At Giverny Claude Monet begins painting his Mornings on the Seine series, which will continue through 1897.
  • Interior design gallery Maison de l'Art Nouveau opens in Paris.
  • Max Beerbohm publishes Caricatures of Twenty-five Gentlemen in London, his first collection of drawings.
  • Bernard Berenson publishes Florentine Painters of the Renaissance.
  • The Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers is founded.
  • Hubert von Herkomer is made a knight in the United Kingdom.
  • Works

  • Michael Ancher – A stroll on the beach
  • Harry Bates – equestrian statue of Lord Roberts
  • Aubrey Beardsley – Illustrations to Pope's The Rape of the Lock
  • Alfred Boucher – Volubilis (sculpture)
  • Lovis Corinth – Self-portrait with skeleton
  • Paul Dubois – Baptism of Clovis (sculpture in front of Reims Cathedral)
  • Thomas Eakins – The Pianist
  • Julian Fałat – Self-portrait with palette
  • Paul Gauguin
  • Bé bé
  • Te tamari no atua
  • Self-portrait "près du Golgotha"
  • Self-portrait for my friend Daniel
  • Oyez Hui Iesu (carving)
  • J. W. Godward
  • Campaspe
  • He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
  • Akseli Gallen-Kallela – The Defense of the Sampo
  • Niels Hansen Jacobsen – Trold, der vejrer kristenblod (sculpture)
  • Paja Jovanović – Migration of the Serbs
  • Fernand Khnopff
  • The Caress of the Sphinx
  • Posthumous portrait of Marguerite Landuyt
  • Juan Luna – Ecce Homo
  • Frederick McCubbin – On the wallaby track
  • Charles Rennie Mackintosh – Stencilled friezes for Catherine Cranston's Buchanan Street tearooms, Glasgow
  • Konstantin Makovsky – Appeal of Kuzma Minin
  • Arturo Michelena – Miranda en la Carraca
  • Mihály Munkácsy – Ecce homo
  • Pablo Picasso – First Communion
  • Camille Pissarro – Pont Boieldieu in Rouen, Rainy Weather
  • Félicien Rops – Pornocrates (aquatint)
  • François-Léon Sicard – Le Bon Samaritain (sculpture)
  • Hugo Simberg – The Garden of Death (watercolor and gouache, Ateneum, Helsinki)
  • Viktor Vasnetsov
  • Sirin and Alkonost – Birds of Joy and Sorrow
  • The Temptation (fresco, St Volodymyr's Cathedral, Kiev)
  • J. W. Waterhouse – Hylas and the Nymphs
  • James McNeill Whistler
  • Savoy Pigeons (lithograph)
  • The Thames (lithotint)
  • Waterloo Bridge from the Savoy
  • Westminster from the Savoy (watercolor)
  • Anders Zorn – Self-portrait with model
  • Births

  • January 4 – André Masson, French artist (died 1987)
  • January 20 – Charles E. Brown, English aviation photographer (died 1982)
  • April 14 – Alfredo Volpi, Brazilian Modernist painter (died 1988)
  • July 2
  • Quirino Cristiani, Argentine animation director and cartoonist (died 1984)
  • Prudence Heward, Canadian painter (died 1947)
  • July 13 – Mordecai Ardon, Israeli painter (died 1992)
  • August 4 – José Fioravanti, Argentine monumental sculptor (died 1977)
  • August 14 – Eric Grate, Swedish sculptor, painter and graphics artist (died 1983)
  • August 15 – Paul Outerbridge, photographer (died 1958)
  • September 24 – Camilo Mori, Chilean painter (died 1973)
  • December 31 – Cathleen Mann, English portrait painter and costume designer (died 1959)
  • Date unknown – Sava Šumanović, Serbian painter (died 1942)
  • Deaths

  • January 4 – Henri Alfred Jacquemart, French sculptor and animalier (born 1824)
  • January 25 – Frederic Leighton, English painter and sculptor specialising in classical subjects (born 1830)
  • February 5 – Jean-Auguste Barre, French sculptor (born 1811)
  • February – John Cooke Bourne, English topographical artist, lithographer and photographer (born 1814)
  • April 16 – Viktor Oskar Tilgner, Austrian sculptor (born 1844)
  • May 3 – Alfred William Hunt, English painter (born 1830)
  • May 5 – Jacob Fjelde, Norwegian American sculptor (born 1855)
  • May 15 – Évariste Vital Luminais, French historical painter (born 1821)
  • July 7 – Erdmann Encke, German sculptor (born 1843)
  • August 13 – Sir John Everett Millais, English pre-Raphaelite painter (born 1829)
  • August 14 – Olin Levi Warner, American sculptor (born 1844)
  • November 9 – Napoleon Sarony, Canadian American portrait photographer (born 1821)
  • References

    1896 in art Wikipedia


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