Hunter and dog
John Gibson RA
Wales, Italy, England
baptised 19 June 1790 - 27 Jan 1866
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
Referenced in 12 publications
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, Sydney, 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.