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Juan de Badajoz
Juan de Badajoz, a Spanish architect, died in León. In 1508 he was called to Oviedo Cathedral to design the elegant tower. Juan designed and supervised the cloister of S. Zoilo for the Benedictine monastery of Carrión de los Condes, Palencia. -1522

Cornelis Ketel
The Dutch painter Cornelis Ketel was born in Gouda. He worked as a portrait painter in Paris and London and was a precursor of F. Hals. He also worked with allegorical themes. -1548

József Borsos
József Borsos was born. The Hungarian architect became known for his brickwork in Romanesque Revival and Gothic Revival styles. His finest work is the Crematorium and Mortuary Building in Debrecen completed in 1932. -1875

Mona Lisa
The authenticity of the Mona Lisa was heavily questioned in the New York Herald. -1911

Gustav Peichl
The Austrian architect Gustav Peichl was born in Vienna. He was educated at the Staatsgewerbeschule, Mödling in Vienna. Peichl was responsible for the political cartoons "Ironimus". -1928

Jeremy Stephen Maas
Jeremy Stephen Maas, writer and art dealer, was born. -1928

The Royal Academy of Arts
The Royal Academy of Arts in London began the exhibition "Georges Rouault: Early Work 1903 - 1920". Many of the pieces on view are demonstrative of the stained-glass windows he made early in his career. -1993

Kunsthistorisches Museum
Microorganisms, bacteria and insects were discovered to be destroying works by Titian and Rubens at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. Paintings by Spanish painter Velázquez however did not appear to be affected. -1995

Horst Janssen
Horst Janssen, graphic artist, dies at 65. -1995

The Bather
Police in Belgrade reported the recovery of the painting "The Bather" by Renoir. The thieves were between 24 and 28 years old. The theft was made earlier this month at the National Museum in Yugoslavia. -1996

 


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