March 15, 44 BC~ Julius Caesar is murdered

“Beware the Ides of March”

The Dead Caesar by Jean-Léon Gérôme

c.1859 / Graphite on wove paper / 6 9/16″x12 13/16″ / National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

 

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Previous March 15 posts:

March 15~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Artist Birthday Quiz for 3/15~

March 14, 1903~ Adolph Gottlieb is born

Transfiguration III by Adolph Gottlieb

1958 / Oil on canvas / 90”x60 1/8” / Anderson Collection at Stanford University, California

Previous March 14 posts:

March 14~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Premiered March 14, 1885: “The Mikado”

Albert Einstein: Born March 14, 1879

Diane Arbus: Born March 14, 1923

Artist Birthday Quiz for 3/14~

March 10, 1945~ Firebombing of Tokyo

The Flames of Kototoi Bridge—Memories of Losing my Family by Kano Teruo

Age at time of raid: 14 / Teruo Kanoh Gallery, japanairraids.org

Previous March 10 posts:

March 10~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

William Etty: Born March 10, 1787

Dame Eva Turner: Born March 10, 1892

David Hare: March 10, 1917-December 21, 1992

Artist Birthday Quiz for 3/10~

March 7, 1965~ “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, Alabama

Confrontation at the Bridge by Jacob Lawrence

1975/ Screenprint on paper / Image: 19 1/2″x25 15/16″ / Various collections, incl. the Art Institute of Chicago

Previous March 7 posts:

March 7~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Piet Mondrian: March 7, 1872-February 1, 1944

March 7, 1965: Selma to Montgomery Marches begin

Artist Birthday Quiz for 3/7~

March 6, 1475~ Michelangelo Buonarroti is born

Madonna of Bruges by Michelangelo

1501-1504 / Marble / Height: 79” / Church of Our Lady, Bruges, Belgium

Previous March 6 posts:

March 6~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Sarah Caldwell: Born on March 6, 1924

Kiri Te Kanawa: Born on March 6, 1944

Artist Birthday Quiz for 3/6~

March 6, 1998: “The Big Lebowski” is released

March 4, 1522~ Anne Boleyn’s official debut at the English court

Portrait Drawing of a Woman Traditionally Believed to be Anne Boleyn
by Hans Holbein the Younger

c.1500-1536 / Black & colored chalks on paper / 11”x7 3/5” / Royal Collection Trust, Windsor Castle, London

Previous March 4 posts:

March 4~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

March 4~

Artist Birthday Quiz for 3/4~

March 3, 1575~ Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi

Prince Riding an Elephant by Khem Karan

16th–17th century / Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper / Painting: 7 3/4”x10 3/4” / The Met

The Battle of Tukaroi, fought on March 3, was a decisive factor in the Mughals taking over Bengal.

Mughal painting under Akbar

The Art of the Mughals before 1600

Previous March 3 posts:

March 3~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Joseph Binder: Born March 3, 1898

Artist Birthday Quiz for 3/3~