Tag: 1779

Tristram and Fox (c.1775-1785)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788) Tristram and Fox c.1775–1785 Oil on canvas, 61 × 50.8 cm Tate Britain, London Gainsborough had a countryman’s love of dogs and included them in numerous portraits and landscape paintings. He also painted a few works where dogs…

Veduta sul Canale di Cannaregio, Venezia (c.1775-1780)

Guardi, Francesco (1712-1793) Veduta sul Canale di Cannaregio, Venezia (View on the Cannaregio Canal, Venice) c.1775–1780 Oil on canvas, 50 x 76.8 cm National Gallery of Art, Washington Compare: Guardi, Francesco (1712-1793) Veduta del Canale di Cannaregio a Venezia c.1770 Frick…

Le bluff de l’aveugle (c.1775-1780)

Fragonard, Jean-Honoré (1732-1806) Le bluff de l’aveugle (Blind man’s Bluff) c.1775–1780 Oil on canvas, 62.5 x 45.1 cm Timken Museum of Art, San Diego Jean Honore Fragonard trained in the studio of François Boucher, who painted Lovers in the Park, hanging…

David Garrick

(1717–1779) Garrick in Art: Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) David Garrick between Tragedy and Comedy 1760–1761 Private Collection     Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) David Garrick 1770 National Portrait Gallery, London   Born February 19 1717 Hereford (England) Died January 20 1779 London (England) Occupation Actor…

El columpio (1779)

Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) El columpio (The Swing) 1779 Oil on canvas, 260 x 165 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid This cartoon, the pair to The Washerwomen (P-786), depicts three women and four elegantly dressed children with their dog on a…

1779

Rulers: • Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1762-1796) Births: • Borbón y Vallabriga, María Teresa de (1779-1828) Deaths: • Garrick, David (1717-1779) Music: • Gluck, Christoph Willibald (1714-1787): Iphigénie en Tauride (1779) Art: • Canova, Antonio (1757-1822): Dedalo e Icaro (1778-79) • Fragonard, Jean-Honoré (1732-1806): Le…