John Gibson

Bust of William Bewick

1827–53

In Tate Britain
Artist
John Gibson 1790–1866
Medium
Marble
Dimensions
Object: 570 x 300 x 230 mm, 54 kg
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Transferred from the National Gallery 1994
Reference
T06866

Features

Tate Papers

‘Men thinking, and women tranquil’: John Gibson’s Portraiture Practice

The sculptor John Gibson was a vocal critic of the genre of portraiture, and pitched his reputation around his classical ...

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