1881 in art
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- The Société des Artistes Français is established, with William-Adolphe Bouguereau as its first president.
- Vincent van Gogh returns from study in Brussels to his parents' home in Etten (Netherlands) where he produces a number of early works, including the start of his series of peasant character studies and still lifes (including Still Life with Straw Hat).
- Art Gallery of South Australia established in Adelaide.
- St. Louis School and Museum of Fine Arts established at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, under the direction of Halsey Ives.
- Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Ballads and Sonnets published.
- Lawrence Alma-Tadema
- Marie Bashkirtseff - The Studio
- Alfred Boucher - La Piété Filiale (sculpture)
- Frank Bramley - A Hopeless Dawn
- Lady Butler - Scotland Forever!
- Paul Cézanne - Self-portrait with olive wallpaper
- Pierre Puvis de Chavannes - The Poor Fisherman (Musée d'Orsay, Paris)
- Edgar Degas
- Stanhope Forbes - A Street in Brittany
- Atkinson Grimshaw - Shipping on the Clyde
- Ralph Hedley - John Graham Lough in His Studio
- Jean-Jacques Henner - Saint Jerome
- Max Klinger - Paraphrases about the Finding of a Glove (etchings, printed)
- Benjamin Williams Leader - February Fill Dyke
- Juan Luna - The Death of Cleopatra
- Édouard Manet
- Luc-Olivier Merson - Nôtre-Dame de Paris
- Hendrik Willem Mesdag - Panorama Mesdag
- Albert Joseph Moore
- Yellow Marguerites
- Giovanni Muzzioli - In the Temple of Bacchus
- Vinnie Ream - Admiral David G. Farragut (bronze)
- Pierre-Auguste Renoir
- Ilya Repin
- Dante Gabriel Rossetti - Found (work finished but never completed)
- Henry Jones Thaddeus - La retour du bracconier (The Wounded Poacher)
- James Tissot - Goodbye, on the Mersey
- James McNeill Whistler - Portrait of Lady Meux in two completed versions:
- Arrangement in Black, No. 5
- Harmony in Pink and Grey
- Viktor Vasnetsov
- January 4 - Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German sculptor (died 1919)
- January 5 - Pablo Gargallo, Aragonese painter and sculptor (died 1934)
- February 4 - Fernand Léger, French painter (died 1955)
- February 11 - Carlo Carrà, Italian painter (d. 1966)
- April 10 - William John Leech, Irish painter (died 1968)
- August 4 - Wenzel Hablik, Bohemian painter, graphic artist, designer (died 1934)
- October 25 - Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter, draughtsman, and sculptor (died 1973)
- December 8 - Albert Gleizes, French painter (died 1953)
- December 31 - Max Pechstein, German painter (died 1955)
- uncertain - William Conor, Irish painter (died 1968)
- January 3 - Anna McNeill Whistler, "Whistler's Mother" (born 1804)
- January 24 - James Collinson, Pre-Raphaelite painter (born 1825)
- February 9 - Jacques-Édouard Gatteaux, French sculptor and medal engraver (born 1788)
- March 11 - Thomas Brigstocke, Welsh portrait painter (born 1809)
- May 24 - Samuel Palmer, painter, etcher and lithographer (born 1805)
- July 25 - Edward Charles Williams, landscape painter (born 1807)
- December 13 - John Quidor, painter (born 1801)
- December 14 - Berndt Godenhjelm, Finnish painter (born 1799)