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Christoph Gumpp
Christoph Gumpp, architect, was born in Innsbruck. -1600

Pierre Biard
Pierre Biard, sculptor and printmaker, son of Pierre Biard, died in Paris. -1661

Laurent Cars
Laurent Cars, French painter, print publisher and print-seller, was born in Lyon. -1699

Claude Audran III
Claude Audran III, painter nephew of Claude Audran, died in Paris. He was one of the most prominent decorators of his time. He was one of the leading figures in the creation of the Rococo style. -1734

Louis-Jean Desprez
Louis-Jean Desprez, French painter, stage designer and architect, was born in Auxerre. -1743

Jonathan Richardson the Elder
Jonathan Richardson, English painter, writer and collector, died in Bloomsbury. -1745

Jean Barbault
Jean Barbault, French painter and engraver, died in Rome. -1762

Wouter Johannes Van Troostwijk
Wouter Johannes Van Troostwijk, Dutch painter, draughtsman and etcher, was born in Amsterdam. -1782

Alexandre Calame
Alexandre Calame, Swiss painter, draughtsman and printmaker, was born in Vevey, Vaud. -1810

Anne Seymour Damer
Anne Seymour Damer, English sculptor, died in London. -1828

Wilhelm Albermann
Wilhelm Albermann, German sculptor and teacher, was born in Werden Essen. -1835

George Coppinger Ashlin
George Coppinger Ashlin, Irish architect, was born Carrigrenane, Co. Cork. -1837

Hans Makart
Hans Makart, Austrian painter, was born in Salzburg. He studied under Piloty in Munich and later worked in Vienna, where he was very successful. He had a Rubenesque style that had great influence in Austria and Germany. -1840

Carl Olof Larsson
Carl Olof Larrson, Swedish painter, ilustrator and printmaker, was born in Stockholm. He painted large-scale murals and watercolours of Dalecarlia, his hometown. -1853

Juan Cordero
Juan Cordero, Mexican painter, died in Mexico City. -1884

John Gutmann
John Gutmann, American photographer and painter, was born in Bresiau, (now Wroclaw, Poland). -1905

Robert Fellowes Chisholm
Robert Fellowes Chisholm, English architect, active in India, died in Southsea, Hants. -1915

Marian Peretyatkovich
Marian Peretyatkovich, Russian architect, urban planner and teacher, died in Kiev. -1916

Charles Malfray
Charles Malfray, French sculptor, died in Dijon. -1940

Alexander North
Alexander North, Australian architect of English birth, died in Rowella, Tasmania. -1945

Yvet Anna
Yvet Anna, painter, was born. -1958

Kees Van Dongen
Kees Van Dongen, French painter and printmaker of Dutch birth, died in MonteCarlo. He first started as an Impressionist and later turned to the Fauvist group. His favorite themes were nudes and female portraits. -1968

Kees van Dongen
The French painter and printmaker of Dutch birth, Kees van Dongen, died in Monte Carlo. He was born on January 26, 1877 in Delfshaven, near Rotterdam. Van Dongen's first paintings used dark tones in imitation of Rembrandt, who remained the most important model for his work. From 1897 van Dongen lived mostly in Paris, where he held his first exhibition in 1898 and met Felix Feneon, who introduced him in 1903 to the group of painters associated with the "Revue Blanche". He anticipated Fauvism with the bright colors and sketchy style of his drawings in India ink and wash. -1968

Mikhael Trombos
Mikhael Trombos, Greek Sculptor, died in Athens. -1974

Zainul Abedin
Zainul Abedin, Bangladeshi painter and printmaker, died in Dhaka. -1976

Jordan Grabuloski-Grabul
Jordan Grabuloski-Grabul, Macedonian sculptor, died in Skopje. -1986

Salamanca and Bruges
Salamanca was chosen together with Bruges as the cultural capitals of Europe for the year 2002 by the European Community. -1998

Andy Warhol Fans
Fans of Andy Warhol made for the Barbican Art Gallery in London, where his involvement with fashion was the focus of a new survey. -1998

 


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