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-[[Image:Whistler, “Symphony in White, No.1 The White Girl, painted 1862.jpg|thumb|200px|right|[[James Whistler]]'s painting '''''Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl''''' ([[1862]]) caused [[controversy]] when exhibited in London and, later, at the ''[[Salon des Refusés]]'' in Paris. The painting epitomizes his theory that art should essentially be concerned with the beautiful arrangement of colors in harmony, not with the [[realism|accurate portrayal of the natural world]].]][[Image:Turkish Bath by Ingres.jpg|thumb|right|200px|''[[The Turkish Bath]]'' ([[1862]]) - [[Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres]]]]{{Template}}+[[Image:The Birth of Venus (Duval).jpg|thumb|200px|''[[The Birth of Venus (Duval)|The Birth of Venus]]''(La Naissance de Vénus) (1862) by [[Eugène Emmanuel Amaury Duval|Amaury Duval]]]]
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 +[[Image:Whistler, “Symphony in White, No.1 The White Girl, painted 1862.jpg|thumb|200px|right|[[James Whistler]]'s painting ''[[Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl]]'' ([[1862]]) caused [[controversy]] when exhibited in London and, later, at the ''[[Salon des Refusés]]'' in Paris. The painting epitomizes his theory that art should essentially be concerned with the beautiful arrangement of colors in harmony, not with the [[realism|accurate portrayal of the natural world]].]]
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 +[[Image:Turkish Bath by Ingres.jpg|thumb|right|200px|''[[The Turkish Bath]]'' ([[1862]]) - [[Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres]]]]
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 +'''{{PAGENAME}}''' is a year of the [[1860s]].
== Art and culture == == Art and culture ==
-*''[[Salammbô]]'' (1862) - Gustave Flaubert+*[[Fyodor Dostoevsky]] visits [[the Crystal Palace]]
 +*[[Swinburne]] meets [[Richard Monckton Milnes]], who introduced him to [[Richard Burton]] and to the works of the [[Marquis de Sade]].
 +*[[Bohemianism ]] quote: "The term 'Bohemian' has come to be very commonly accepted in our day as the description of a certain kind of literary gipsey, no matter in what language he speaks, or what city he inhabits .... A Bohemian is simply an artist or littérateur who, consciously or unconsciously, secedes from conventionality in life and in art." ["[[Westminster Review]]"]
*[[Karl Ulrichs]], speaking at a conference of Jurists in Munich, becomes the first person in modern times to declare himself homosexual. Although he used the term, "[[Urning]]," Ulrichs continued to speak out for gay rights. *[[Karl Ulrichs]], speaking at a conference of Jurists in Munich, becomes the first person in modern times to declare himself homosexual. Although he used the term, "[[Urning]]," Ulrichs continued to speak out for gay rights.
 +*[[Elizabeth Siddall]] died of an overdose
 +===Literature===
 +*''[[Salammbô (novel)|Salammbô]]'' by Gustave Flaubert
 +*20 poems from the future ''[[Spleen de Paris]]'' collection by Charles Baudelaire are published
 +*''[[Les Misérables]]'' by Victor Hugo
 +*''[[Lady Audley's Secret]]'' by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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 +===Art===
 +*''[[The White Girl]]'' by Whistler
 +*''[[The Turkish Bath]]'' by [[Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres]]
 +*''[[La Source (Courbet)|La Source]]'' by [[Gustave Courbet]]
 +*''[[The Cedars of Lebanon]]'' by [[Edward Lear]]
 +*''[[The Birth of Venus (Duval)|The Birth of Venus]]'' by Duval
 +===Technology===
 +*Ponti's [[Megalethoscope]]
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== Births == == Births ==
- +*[[Gustav Klimt]] (1862 - 1918)
 +*[[Claude Debussy]] (1862 - 1918)
 +*[[Rupert Carabin]] (1862 - 1952)
 +*[[Arthur Schnitzler]] (1862 - 1931)
 +*[[Maurice Barrès]] (1862 - 1923)
 +*[[Joseph Carey Merrick]] (August 5, 1862 - April 11, 1890), known as "The Elephant Man",
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==Deaths == ==Deaths ==
 +*[[Henry David Thoreau]] (1817-1862)
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James Whistler's painting Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl (1862) caused controversy when exhibited in London and, later, at the Salon des Refusés in Paris. The painting epitomizes his theory that art should essentially be concerned with the beautiful arrangement of colors in harmony, not with the accurate portrayal of the natural world.
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James Whistler's painting Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl (1862) caused controversy when exhibited in London and, later, at the Salon des Refusés in Paris. The painting epitomizes his theory that art should essentially be concerned with the beautiful arrangement of colors in harmony, not with the accurate portrayal of the natural world.

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1862 is a year of the 1860s.

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