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Title

Hunter and dog


Artist

John Gibson RA

Wales, Italy, England

1791 - 27 Jan 1866


Details


Other Title

Roman Hunter


Date

1838


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

marble


Dimensions

119.7 x 88.8 x 54.4 cm


Signature & date

Signed back of base [incised into marble], "I. GIBSON...". Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Judge Josephson 1892


Accession number

1324


Artist information

John Gibson RA

Works in the collection

5


Referenced in 12 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 21 (colour illus.).

T.S.R. Boase, English art 1800-1870, Oxford, 1959, 266. plate no. 81b

Lady Elizabeth Eastlake, Life of John Gibson R.A., Sculptor, London, 1870, 79-80.

Hans Fletcher, John Gibson; an English pupil of Thorvaldsen, 1978.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 39, 40 (illus.), 41.

Rupert Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, London, 1953, 171-173.

Samuel Carter Hall (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1866. Sandbach and Yarborough

J.B. Hartmann, Gibson, Canova and Thorvaldsen, 1955.

Hawks Le Grice, Walks through the studii of the sculptors at Rome, 146.

Clem Lloyd and Peter Sekuless, Australia's national collections, North Ryde, 1980, 255 (illus.).

T. Matthews, The biography of John Gibson, R.A. Sculptor, Rome, London, 1911, 96, Appendix 242. 'Hunter and dog, Hunter and dog, Hafod-un-nos. Three replicas were made'

Author Unknown, Times, 11 Jan 1866.