1764

Rulers:

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

Events:

Bildergalerie Sanssouci established in Potsdam.

Hermitage Museum established in Saint Petersburg.

Births:

Fernández Flores, Miguel (1764-1822)

Deaths:

Pompadour, Madame de (1721-1764)

Art:

Bellotto, Bernardo (1721–1780): Veduta di Pirna (1755-65)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788): Portrait of the Artist’s Daughters (c.1763-64)

• Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770): L’Olimpo, o Trionfo di Venere (1761-64)