1824

Rulers:

• Charles XIV John, King of Sweden and Norway (1818-1844)

Fernando VII, King of Spain (1813-1833)

James Monroe, 5th President of the United States (1817-1825)

Louis XVIII, King of France (1814-1824)

Events:

• Cimetière du Montparnasse established in Paris.

Manchester Art Gallery opened in Manchester.

National Gallery established in Trafalgar Square, London.

Births:

• Boudin, Eugène (1824-1898)

Dumas, Alexandre (1824-1895)

Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre (1824-1898)

Deaths:

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

Louis XVIII, King of France (1755-1824)

Art:

Blake, William (1757-1827): Dante running from the Three Beasts (1824-27)

• Canova, Antonio (1757-1822) & Studio: Naiade (1819-24)

• Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863): Jeune orpheline au cimetière (c.1824)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828): Disparate de bestia (1816-24)

• Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828): El coloso (1818-25)