Tag: August

The Harvesters (1565)

Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c. 1525-1569) The Harvesters (August-September) 1565 Oil on wood, 119 x 162 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York  

August 31

  Births: • Basehart, Richard (1914-1984) • Gere, Richard (1949) • Medici, Isabella de’ (1542-1576) Deaths: • Baudelaire, Charles (1821-1867)  

August 30

  Births: • Gautier, Théophile (1811-1872) Deaths: • Seberg, Jean (1938-1979)  

August 29

  Births: • Attenborough, Richard (1923-2014) • Bergman, Ingrid (1915-1982) • Gray, Charles (1928-2000) • Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Deaths: • Bergman, Ingrid (1915-1982) • Hagen, Jean (1923-1977)  

August 28

  Births: • Boyer, Charles (1899-1978) • Gazzara, Ben (1930-2012) • Kulp, Nancy (1921-1991) • O’Connor, Donald (1925-2003) • Soul, David (1943) Deaths: • Huston, John (1906-1987) • Shaw, Robert (1927-1978)  

August 27

  Deaths: • Hassam, Childe (1859-1935) • Tiziano (c.1488-1576) • Zurbarán, Francisco de (1598-1664)  

August 26

  Births: • Apollinaire, Guillaume (1880-1918) • Desboutin, Marcellin (1823-1902) • Wakabayashi, Akiko (1941) Deaths: • Boyer, Charles (1899-1978) • Stone, Irving (1903-1989)  

August 25

  Births: • Connery, Sean (1930) • Ferrer, Mel (1917-2008) • Gautier, Judith (1845-1917) • Ludwig II, King of Bavaria (1845-1886) • Savage, John (1949) Deaths: • Capote, Truman (1924-1984) • Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) • Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900) • Thaxter, Celia (1835-1894)  

August 24

  Births: • Fontana, Lavinia (1552-1614) Deaths: • Attenborough, Richard (1923-2014) • Walker, Zena (1934-2003)