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26 June, 2013
(1848 - 1894)
||Born 28 August in Paris|
||Begins serious art studies with Léon Bonnat|
||Takes the entrance examination for the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and is accepted|
||Father dies, Caillebotte inherits a considerable fortune|
||Helps organize the first Impressionist exhibition in Paris |
||Floor Scrapers is rejected by the Salon, Caillebotte leaves the Ecole des beaux-arts |
||Exhibits Paris Street; Rainy Day at the Impressionist exhibition|
||Dies 21 February, willing his collection of Impressionist works (by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro and Alfred Sisley) to be hung at the Musée du Luxembourg and subsequently in the Louvre|