1806 in art

Events

*The Elgin Marbles are brought to Britain from Greece by Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin.

Works

* Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres:
*"Napoleon on his Imperial Throne"
*"Madame Rivière"

Births

*April 12 - Peter Rindisbacher, painter (d. 1834)
*July 28 - Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, Russian painter who adhered to Neoclassicism (d. 1858)
*October - David Scott, historical painter (d. 1849)
* Daniel Maclise, painter (d. 1870)
* Sir Daniel Macnee, portrait painter (d. 1882)
* Eugen Napoleon Neureuther, painter and illustrator (d. 1882)
* Marc-Charles-Gabriel Gleyre, painter (b. 1874)
* William Dyce, painter (d. 1864)
* Louis Joseph César Ducornet, painter (used his feet) (d. 1856)
* Antoine Wiertz, painter (d. 1865)

Deaths

*April - John Russell, portrait painter (b. 1745)
*August 22 - Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French painter and printmaker (b. 1732)
*October 22 - Thomas Sheraton, furniture designer (b. 1751)
* James Barry - Irish painter, one of earliest romantic painters working in Britain (b. 1741)
* Pierre Gouthière, metal-worker (b. 1740)
* Jean Henri Riesener, furniture designer (b. 1734)
* Utamaro, Japanese printmaker and painter, especially of woodblock prints ("ukiyo-e") (b. 1753)
* George Stubbs, British painter, best known for his paintings of horses (b. 1724)
* Danwon - Korean painter of the late Joseon period (b. 1745)
* Charles Nicolas Favart - French actor, playwright, and painter (b. 1749)
* Henry Pelham - American painter, engraver, and cartographer (b. 1748/1749)
* Rienk Jelgerhuis - Dutch painter, engraver and draftsman (b. 1729)


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