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Title

Hunter and dog

1838


Artist

John Gibson RA

Wales, Italy, England

baptised 19 June 1790 - 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


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

English art 1800-1870, Oxford, 1959, 266. plate no. 81b

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'

Walks through the studii of the sculptors at Rome, 146.

John Gibson; an English pupil of Thorvaldsen, 1978.

Gibson, Canova and Thorvaldsen, 1955.

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

Author Unknown, Times, 11 Jan 1866.

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

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

Australia's national collections, North Ryde, 1980, 255 (illus.).

The Art Journal, London, 1866. Sandbach and Yarborough