1817

Rulers:

Fernando VII, King of Spain (1813-1833)

James Madison, 4th President of the United States (1809-1817)

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

Louis XVIII, King of France (1814-1824)

Events:

• Brukenthal National Museum opened in Sibiu.

• Dulwich Picture Gallery established in London.

Births:

Daubigny, Charles-François (1817-1878)

• Rosas, Manuelita (1817-1898)

Deaths:

• Austen, Jane (1775-1817)

Literature:

Keats, John (1795-1821): Poems (1817)

Music:

• Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868): La Cenerentola (1817)

• Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868): La gazza ladra (1817)

Art:

• Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Teseo e il centauro (1804-19)

• Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Venere e Marte (1817-22)

Constable, John (1776-1837): A cottage in a cornfield (1817)

David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825): Cupidon et Psyché (1817)

Géricault, Théodore (1791-1824): Satyre et nymphe (1817)

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

Goya, Francisco (1746-1828): Disparate de tontos (c.1815-23)

• Ingres, J. A. D. (1780-1867): Études (c.1817-20)

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