Tag: 1792

Gioachino Rossini

(1792–1868) Giovacchino Antonio Rossini Works: • Guglielmo Tell (1829) • Il barbiere di Siviglia (1816) • Il turco in Italia (1814) • La Cenerentola (1817) • La gazza ladra (1817) • Le Comte Ory (1828) • L’italiana in Algeri (1813)…

Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontevraud

Royal Abbey of Our Lady of Fontevraud Founded: 1101 Closed: 1792 Style: Romanesque, Gothic, Classical Location: Fontevraud-l’Abbaye, France Burials: • Eleanor of Aquitaine (c.1122-1204) • Henry II, King of England (1133-1189) • Richard I, King of England (1157-1199) Tomb of Eleanor of Aquitaine and…

Nationalmuseum (Stockholm)

1792: Founded as “Kungliga Museet” (Royal Museum) 1866: Current building completed and opened Location: Södra Blasieholmshamnen 2, 111 48 Stockholm Website: https://www.nationalmuseum.se/en/ Collection: • Arcimboldo, Giuseppe (1526-1593): Il Cuoco (c.1570) • Arcimboldo, Giuseppe (1526-1593): Il Giurista (1566) • Manet, Édouard (1832-1883): Jeune garçon pelant une…

George Washington

(1732–1799) 1st President of the United States (1789–1797) See also: • Presidents of the United States | United States

1792

Rulers: • Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1762-1796) • Charles IV, King of Spain (1788-1808) • George Washington, 1st President of the United States (1789-1797) Events: • Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontevraud closed in Fontevraud-l’Abbaye, France. • Nationalmuseum founded in Stockholm as “Kungliga Museet” (Royal Museum). Births: • Rossini, Gioachino…

Joshua Reynolds

(1723–1792) Sir Joshua Reynolds, RA, FRS, FRSA The artist’s works: A Caricature Group c.1751 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence Frances, Countess of Dartmouth 1756 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Portrait of a Clergyman 1756–1760 Museo del Prado, Madrid David Garrick between Tragedy and Comedy 1760–1761…