1788

Rulers:

Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1762-1796)

• Charles IV, King of Spain (1788-1808)

Births:

Byron, George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron (1788-1824)

Deaths:

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788)

Music:

• Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791): Symphony No. 40 (1788)

• Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791): Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter” (1788)

• Salieri, Antonio (1750-1825): Axur, re d’Ormus (1788)

Art:

• Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Amore e Psiche che si abbracciano (1787-93)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788): Rocky landscape with Hagar and Ishmael (c.1788)

Goya, Francisco (1746-1828): Francisco Cabarrús (1788)

• Goya, Francisco (1746-1828): San Francisco de Borja y el moribundo impenitente (1788)

• Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792): Portrait of Lord Donounghmore (1780-90)

Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792): The Infant Hercules (c.1785-89)

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