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1904 in art

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1904 in art

Events

  • April
  • Octavian Smigelschi is selected to paint the interior decoration of Holy Trinity Cathedral, Sibiu.
  • George Frederic Watts (dies 1 July) opens the Watts Gallery in the English village of Compton, Guildford, for the display of his work.
  • Start of Picasso's Rose Period.
  • Georges Braque leaves the Academie Humbert.
  • Mary Cassatt is awarded the Légion d'honneur by the French government for her services to the arts.
  • British Impressionist painter Wilfrid de Glehn marries American portrait painter Jane Erin Emmet.
  • Paintings

  • Lawrence Alma-Tadema – The Finding of Moses
  • Paul Cézanne – Mont Sainte-Victoire (Philadelphia Museum of Art)
  • Walter Dexter – The Carpenter's Workshop
  • Herbert James Draper – The Golden Fleece
  • Florence Fuller – Summer Breezes
  • J. W. Godward
  • Dolce far Niente (second version)
  • In The Days Of Sappho
  • A Melody
  • Thomas Cooper Gotch – Innocence
  • Vilhelm Hammershøi – Interior with Young Woman Seen from the Back
  • Gwen John – Dorelia in a Black Dress
  • Edmund Leighton – Vox Populi ("'A little prince likely in time to bless a royal throne")
  • Niels Moeller Lund – The Heart of the Empire
  • Frederick McCubbin – The Pioneer (triptych)
  • Herbert MacNair – The Gift of Doves
  • Henri Matisse – Luxe, Calme et Volupté
  • William Nicholson – portrait of J. M. Barrie
  • Pablo Picasso
  • The Actor
  • Portrait of Suzanne Bloch
  • Ilya Repin – Portrait of Leonid Nikolaievich Andreyev
  • Franz Roubaud – The Siege of Sevastopol Panorama
  • John Singer Sargent – Mrs Wertheimer
  • Pavel Shtronda – Theotokos of Port Arthur
  • Enrique Simonet – The Judgement of Paris
  • Max Slevogt – Portrait of the Dancer Anna Pavlova
  • Allen Butler Talcott – Lyme Meadow (approx. date)
  • Viktor Vasnetsov – The Last Judgement (for St. George's Cathedral, Gus-Khrustalny, Russia)
  • Maurice de Vlaminck – Sous bois
  • Photographs

  • Edward Steichen
  • The Flatiron Building
  • The Pond—Moonlight
  • Sculptures

  • Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll – Memorial to Colonial soldiers who fell during the Boer War, in St Paul's Cathedral, London
  • Hermon Atkins MacNeil – Coming of the White Man (Portland, Oregon)
  • Rudolf and Wolfgang Siemering – Beethoven-Haydn-Mozart Memorial (Berlin)
  • Architecture

  • Larkin Administration Building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (demolished 1950)
  • Exhibitions

  • "French Primitives", an exhibition of pre-Renaissance French art in Paris.
  • January to June

  • 8 January – Peter Arno, American cartoonist (d. 1968).
  • 13 January – Oliver Messel, English stage designer (d. 1978).
  • 14 January – Cecil Beaton, English photographer and stage and costume designer (d. 1980).
  • 22 January – Kimon Evan Marengo, Egyptian-born British cartoonist (d. 1988).
  • 6 February – Dorothy Canning Miller American curator (d. 2003).
  • 22 February – Peter Hurd, American artist (d. 1984).
  • 2 March – Theodor Seuss Geisel, American illustrator (d. 1991).
  • 17 March – Chaim Gross, Austrian American sculptor (d. 1991).
  • 31 March – Đorđe Andrejević Kun, Serbian painter (d. 1964).
  • 15 April
  • Mary Adshead, English painter (d. 1995).
  • Arshile Gorky, Armenian-born abstract expressionist painter (d. 1948).
  • April 21
  • Jean Hélion, French painter (d. 1987).
  • Gabriel Loire, French stained glass artist (d. 1996).
  • 24 April – Willem de Kooning, Dutch abstract expressionist painter (d. 1997).
  • 2 May – Bill Brandt, German-born British photographer and photojournalist (d. 1983).
  • 11 May – Salvador Dalí, Spanish surrealist artist (d. 1989).
  • 14 June – Margaret Bourke-White, American photographer and photojournalist (d. 1971).
  • July to December

  • 2 August – Reg Parlett, English comics artist (d. 1991).
  • 11 September – Daniel Brustlein, Alsatian-born illustrator (d. 1996).
  • 23 October – Svetoslav Roerich, Russian painter (d. 1993).
  • 13 November – Stephen Bone, English painter (d. 1958).
  • 17 November – Isamu Noguchi, Japanese American artist and landscape architect (d. 1988).
  • 18 November – Jean Paul Lemieux, Canadian-American painter (d. 1990)
  • 22 November – Miguel Covarrubias, Mexican caricaturist and painter (d. 1957).
  • 30 November – Clyfford Still, American Abstract Expressionist painter (d. 1980).
  • 11 December – Felix Nussbaum, German Jewish surrealist painter (k. 1944).
  • 17 December – Paul Cadmus, American painter (d. 1999).
  • 21 December – Jean René Bazaine, French painter, stained glass artist and writer (d. 2001).
  • Full date unknown

  • Joseph Delaney, African American painter (d.1991).
  • Juan Bautista Garcia, Puerto Rican painter (d.1974).
  • Emerik Feješ, Hungarian and Serbian painter (d. 1969)
  • Deaths

  • January 8 – Alfred Felton, art collector (b. 1831)
  • January 9 – Konrad Grob, painter (b. 1828)
  • January 10 – Jean-Léon Gérôme, painter and sculptor (b. 1824)
  • February 4 – Marie Firmin Bocourt, nature artist and engraver (b. 1819)
  • May 6 – Franz von Lenbach, painter (b. 1836)
  • May 8 – Eadweard Muybridge, photographer (b. 1830)
  • June 20 – Frederic Sandys, painter (b. 1829)
  • July 1 – George Frederic Watts, painter and sculptor (b. 1817)
  • August 25 – Henri Fantin-Latour, painter and lithographer (b. 1836)
  • September 3 – James Archer, portrait painter (b. 1823)
  • September 4 – Martin Johnson Heade, painter (b. 1819)
  • September 23
  • Émile Gallé, artist in glass (b. 1846)
  • George Anderson Lawson, sculptor (b. 1832)
  • October 4 – Frédéric Bartholdi, sculptor (b. 1834)
  • October 13 – Károly Lotz, painter (b. 1833)
  • December 7 – Adolf Waldinger, painter from Osijek, Croatia (b. 1843)
  • December 30 – John Horbury Hunt, architect (b. 1838)
  • date unknown – Edwin Hayes, marine watercolourist (b. 1819)
  • References

    1904 in art Wikipedia


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