1816 – He was born on the 16th day of October this yer in New York City, New York, USA. 1835 – He studied with SFB Morse, and produced "A Bar-Room Politician" and "A Toper Asleep." Subsequently he painted some landscapes on the Hudson River, and in 1839 went back to Rome. 1844 ..
1882 – He was born on the 22nd of July this year in the small Hudson River town of Nyack, New York State, just outside Manhattan. He enrolled at the Correspondence School of Illustrating in New York City. 1913 – He sold his first painting at the Armory Show. Even after this, academic juries ..
1836 – Born on February 24th in Boston, Massachusettes. An American maritime painter of "Eight Bells". 1855 – At the age of 19, Homer was apprenticed to J.H. Bufford’s lithographic firm in Boston. Although the superior quality of his work earned him more and more responsibility, he found the work stifling and tedious, and upon ..
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1697 – He was born at Bartholomew Close in London this year. 1720 – He was engraver on his own account, at first engraving coats of arms, shop bills, and designing plates for booksellers. 1724 – An early print by William Hogarth entitled A Just View of the British Stage this year. ..
1497 – He was born this year in Augsburg, Bavaria and learned painting from his father Hans Holbein the Elder. 1526 – The Reformation made it difficult for Holbein to support himself as an artist in Basel, and he set out for London in this year. 1527 – He made the Portrait of ..
1797 – He was Utagawa Hiroshige born this year in the east of Edo Castle in the Yaesu area of Edo which is presently known as Tokyo. 1806 – His natural inclination toward drawing marked him for an artistic life: As a child, he had played with miniature landscapes, and he was already moderately ..
1638 – Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Meindert Hobbema, the greatest landscape painter of the Dutch school after Ruysdael, lived at Amsterdam in the second half of the 17th century. 1668 – Meindert Hobbema was married at the age of thirty to Eeltije Vinck of Gorcum, in the Oudekerk or old church at Amsterdam, on the ..
1547 – Nicholas Hilliard was born in Exeter England. 1577 – He visited France and is the artist alluded to in the papers of the duc d’Alençon under the name of "Nicholas Belliart, peintre anglois," who was painter to this prince, receiving a stipend of 200 livres. 1586 – He was appointed goldsmith, carver and ..
1877 – Hermann Hesse, born on the 2nd of July in the Black Forest town of Calw in Württemberg, Germany to a Christian Missionary family. He is a German novelist and poet. 1904 – 1914 – His first novel was Peter Camenzind; it was followed by Beneath the Wheel, Gertrud, and Rosshalde. 1914 – 1918 ..