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An image of Hunter and dog by John Gibson RA

John Gibson RA

(Wales, Italy, England baptised 19 June 1790 – 27 Jan 1866)

Hunter and dog
Other titles:
Roman Hunter
Media category
Materials used

119.7 x 88.8 x 54.4 cm

Signature & date
Signed back of base [incised into marble], "I. GIBSON...". Not dated.
Bequest of Judge Josephson 1892
Accession number
15th–19th c European art
Bibliography (12)

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.