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1909 in art

Events

  • February 20 – Filippo Tommaso Marinetti's Futurist Manifesto is first published, in the French newspaper Le Figaro.
  • May–June – Claude Monet's Water Lilies series of paintings are first exhibited, at Paul Durand-Ruel's gallery in Paris.
  • July 22 – Widowed Irish-born painter John Lavery marries Irish American painter Hazel Martyn.
  • Guillaume Apollinaire's first book of poetry is illustrated with woodcuts by André Derain.
  • Léon Bakst begins painting scenery for Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, beginning with Cleopatra.
  • Robert Delaunay begins painting his Saint-Sévrin, City and Eiffel Tower series.
  • Lithuanian Jewish sculptor Jacques Lipchitz moves to Paris to study and work.
  • Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque create the first works of analytical cubism.
  • Sonderbund westdeutscher Kunstfreunde und Künstler established in Düsseldorf.
  • Kunsthalle Mannheim established as a permanent art gallery.
  • Reformation Wall created in Geneva by Swiss architects Charles Dubois, Alphonse Laverrière, Eugène Monod and Jean Taillens with figures by French sculptors Paul Landowski and Henri Bouchard.
  • Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky is commissioned by Nicholas II of Russia to begin a record in color photography of his empire.
  • Henri Gaudier meets Sophie Brzeska at the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève in Paris.
  • Works

  • Lawrence Alma-Tadema – A Favourite Custom (Tate Britain)
  • Giacomo Balla – Street Light
  • George Bellows
  • Blue Morning
  • The Lone Tenement
  • Summer Night, Riverside Drive
  • Gutzon Borglum – Rabboni (sculpture, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)
  • Antoine Bourdelle – Hercules the Archer (bronze)
  • Milly Childers – The Terrace (Palace of Westminster)
  • Cyrus Edwin Dallin – Appeal to the Great Spirit (bronze)
  • Charles Fouqueray – La Reconquista de Buenos Aires
  • J. W. Godward
  • At The Thermae
  • A Classical Beauty
  • Tympanistria
  • Winslow Homer – Right and Left
  • John Haberle – Night (New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut)
  • Erich Heckel – Bathers in the Reeds
  • Robert Henri – Salome
  • Wassily Kandinsky – The Blue Mountain
  • Boris Kustodiev
  • Promenade Along the Volga
  • Promenade Along the Volga II
  • Frances MacDonald – Sleeping Princess
  • Ambrose McEvoy – Euphemia
  • Jacek Malczewski – At the Source
  • Edward Middleton Manigault – The Rocket
  • Henri Matisse – Dance (I)
  • Gabriele Münter – Marianne von Werefkin
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Fruit Dish (Museum of Modern Art, New York)
  • Woman with a Fan (Pushkin Museum, Moscow)
  • Howard Pyle – Marooned
  • Zinaida Serebriakova – At the Dressing-Table: Self-portrait
  • Vardges Sureniants
  • Knight-Woman
  • Mkrtich Khrimian
  • Return of Queen Zabel of Armenia
  • Lorado Taft – bronzes
  • Eternal Silence (Graceland Cemetery, Chicago)
  • George Washington (University of Washington, Seattle)
  • Albert Chevallier Tayler – Elizabeth Barrett Browning - The Anniversary: "I love thee to the level of everyday's most quiet need"
  • J. W. Waterhouse – Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May
  • January to June

  • January 16 – Clement Greenberg, American art critic (d.1994).
  • January 25 – Joseph Solman, American painter (d. 2008).
  • February 7 – Wilhelm Freddie, Danish painter and sculptor (d. 1995).
  • February 12 – Zoran Mušič, Slovenian- born painter (d. 2005).
  • February 17 – Gertrude Abercrombie, American painter (d. 1977).
  • February 19 – Enrico Donati, Italian- born American Surrealist painter and sculptor (d. 2008).
  • February 26 – Michel Tapié, French artist, critic, curator, and art collector (d. 1987).
  • March 13 – Reynolds Stone, English wood engraver (d. 1979).
  • March 22 – Milt Kahl, American animator (d. 1987).
  • April 3 – Graham Stuart Thomas, English horticultural artist, author and garden designer (d. 2003).
  • April 30 – F. E. McWilliam, Irish sculptor (d. 1992).
  • May 17 – Giulio Carlo Argan, Italian art historian and politician (d. 1992).
  • June 14 – Ettore DeGrazia, American impressionist, painter, sculptor and lithographer (d. 1982).
  • June 26 – Wolfgang Reitherman, German-American animator (d. 1985).
  • July to December

  • July 13 – Marie-Thérèse Walter, mistress of Pablo Picasso (d. 1977).
  • September 14 – Peter Scott, English ornithologist, conservationist, painter (d. 1989).
  • September 28 – Al Capp, cartoonist (d. 1979).
  • October 13 – Herblock, political cartoonist (d. 2001).
  • October 28 – Francis Bacon, Irish-born British figurative painter (d. 1992).
  • November 5 – Milena Pavlović-Barili, Serbian painter and poet (d. 1945).
  • November 6 – Herman Rose painter (d. 2007).
  • December 25 – Philip Zec, British political cartoonist (d. 1983).
  • Full date unknown

  • Gabriel Hayes, Irish sculptor and coin designer (d. 1978).
  • Deaths

  • January 9 – Paul Gachet, French physician to artists, Impressionist art collector and amateur painter (b. 1828)
  • February 11 – Russell Sturgis, American architect and art critic (b. 1836)
  • February 20 – Paul Ranson, French painter and writer (b. 1864)
  • February 26 – Caran d'Ache, French political cartoonist (b. 1858)
  • April 20 – Hélène Bertaux, French sculptor and women's rights activist (b. 1825)
  • June 22 – Edward John Gregory, English painter (b. 1850)
  • August 23 – Adolf von Becker, Finnish painter (b. 1831)
  • November 9 – William Powell Frith, English genre painter (b. 1819)
  • November 21 – Peder Severin Krøyer, Norwegian painter (b. 1851)
  • November 23 – Otto Sinding, Norwegian painter (b. 1842)
  • November 25 – Cyprian Godebski, Polish sculptor and teacher (b. 1835)
  • References

    1909 in art Wikipedia


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