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1897 in art

Events

  • April 3 – Vienna Secession founded by artists including Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, Josef Hoffmann, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Max Kurzweil. Secession hall designed by Olbrich.
  • May 1 – Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek art museum opened in Copenhagen.
  • May 27 – A Separate Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture (Wystawa osobna obrazów i rzeźb) is staged at Sukiennice Museum in Main Square, Kraków.
  • August 4 – The "Lady of Elche" Iberian sculpture (4th century BCE) is found at L'Alcúdia near Elche in Spain.
  • September – Edvard Munch stages a major retrospective in Christiania.
  • October 27 – First meeting of the Society of Polish Artists "Sztuka" in Kraków.
  • At Giverny, Claude Monet begins painting his Water Lilies series, which will continue until the end of his life.
  • A Book of Fifty Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley is published.
  • Elbridge Ayer Burbank begins painting portraits of Native Americans in the United States from life.
  • Bernard Berenson publishes Central Italian Painters of the Renaissance.
  • Works

  • Georges Clairin – Sarah Bernhardt as the Queen in 'Ruy Blas'
  • Herbert James Draper – Pot Pourri
  • Roberto Ferruzzi – Madonnina
  • Akseli Gallen-Kallela – Lemminkäinen's Mother
  • Paul Gauguin – Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?
  • Ogata Gekkō – Ryu sho ten (published 1898)
  • J. W. Godward – Dolce far Niente (first version)
  • Jean-Jacques Henner – Portrait of Mlle Fouquier
  • Jacek Malczewski – Vicious Circle
  • Claude Monet
  • Branch of the Seine near Giverny (Mist)
  • Morning on the Seine near Giverny
  • The Seine at Giverny
  • Edvard Munch – The Kiss
  • Camille Pissarro
  • Boulevard Montmartre
  • Boulevard Montmartre in Spring
  • Boulevard Montmartre on a Winter Morning
  • Maurice Prendergast – Summer Visitors
  • Henri Rousseau – The Sleeping Gypsy
  • John Singer Sargent – Mr. and Mrs. I. N. Phelps Stokes
  • Henryk Siemiradzki – A Christian Dirce
  • Douglas Tilden – Admission Day Monument, San Francisco
  • Vasily Vereshchagin – Napoleon near Borodino
  • Arthur Wardle – The Totteridge XI
  • Painters under the direction of Jan Styka – Transylvania Panorama (Lwów)
  • Births

  • January 17 – Charles Ragland Bunnell, American painter (died 1968)
  • January 21 – René Iché, French sculptor (died 1954)
  • March 16 – Antonio Donghi, Italian painter (died 1963)
  • June 22 – Albert Renger-Patzsch, German photographer (died 1966)
  • June 26 – Victor Servranckx, Belgian painter (died 1965)
  • August 19 – Roman Vishniac, Russian American photographer (died 1990)
  • September 23 – Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (died 1994).
  • October 27 – Lena Gurr, American painter and lithographer (died 1992)
  • Deaths

  • February 7 – Charles Edward Boutibonne, French Classicist painter (born 1816)
  • March 21 – Ādams Alksnis, Latvian painter (born 1864)
  • June 7 – Victor Mottez, French fresco and portrait painter (born 1809)
  • October 5 – Sir John Gilbert, painter (born 1817)
  • November 18 – Henry Doulton, potter (born 1820)
  • date unknown – Owon (Jang Seung-eop), Korean painter (born 1843)
  • References

    1897 in art Wikipedia


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