1778

Events:

• The Wellington Museum opens in Apsley House, London.

Art:

• Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Dedalo e Icaro (1778-79)

Fragonard, Jean-Honoré (1732-1806): Le bluff de l’aveugle (c.1775-80)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788): Portrait of Margaret Gainsborough (1778)

• Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828): El ciego de la guitarra (1778)

Guardi, Francesco (1712-1793): Veduta sul Canale di Cannaregio, Venezia (c.1775-80)