Tag: 1762

Catherine the Great

(1729–1796) born Princess Sophie Friederike Auguste of Anhalt-Zerbst Catherine II, Empress of Russia (1762–1796) Works commissioned by her: Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) The Infant Hercules c.1785–1789 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton   Born May 2 1729 Szczecin (Poland) Died November 17 1796 Saint…

Veduta di Pirna con la Fortezza di Sonnenstein (1755-1765)

Bellotto, Bernardo (1721–1780) Veduta di Pirna con la Fortezza di Sonnenstein (View of Pirna with the Fortress of Sonnenstein) 1755–1765 Oil on canvas, 49.3 × 79.5 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago See also: • Pirna (Germany) | Saxony | Sonnenstein Castle (Pirna)

María Cayetana de Silva, 13th Duchess of Alba

(1762–1802) 13th Duchess of Alba The Duchess of Alba in Art: Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) La maja desnuda 1795–1800 Museo del Prado, Madrid     Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) La Duquesa de Alba 1797 Hispanic Society of America, New York     Goya, Francisco…

1762

Rulers: • Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1762-1796) Events: • Pinacoteca Nazionale founded in Bologna. Births: • María Cayetana de Silva, 13th Duchess of Alba (1762-1802) Music: • Gluck, Christoph Willibald (1714-1787): Orfeo ed Euridice (1762) Art: • Bellotto, Bernardo (1721–1780): Veduta di Pirna (1755-65) •…

Pinacoteca Nazionale (Bologna)

Founded: 1762 Location: Via delle Belle Arti 56, 40126 Bologna Website: https://www.pinacotecabologna.beniculturali.it/it/ Collection: • Raffaello (1483-1520): Estasi di Santa Cecilia (1513) See also: • Bologna (Italia) | Museums