John Gibson, R.A.

Preferred Media: Sculpture
Born: 1790 in Gyffin, near Conway, Wales, United Kingdom
Died: 27 January 1866
Nationality: British
Elected A.R.A: 04 Nov 1833
Elected R.A: 10 Feb 1836
 
Works of Art: 205
Books: 6
Archives: 30
Works by

Birth of Venus; received by...   
Birth of Venus; received by...
ca. 1840
John Gibson
  

Cupid pursuing Psyche   
Cupid pursuing Psyche
Before 1843
John Gibson
  

Hunter and Dog   
Hunter and Dog
ca. 1847
John Gibson
  

Monument to Mrs Robinson   
Monument to Mrs Robinson
1829
John Gibson
  

Wounded Amazon and Horse   
Wounded Amazon and Horse
1846
John Gibson
  

The Meeting of Hero and...   
The Meeting of Hero and...
ca. 1842
John Gibson
  
 

Psyche becomes immortal.   
Psyche becomes immortal.
John Gibson
  

'Resigned, submissive to the will...   
'Resigned, submissive to the will...
John Gibson
  

Psyche kneeling at a shrine.   
Psyche kneeling at a shrine.
John Gibson
  

'He raised her up.'   
'He raised her up.'
John Gibson
  

Psyche wakes Cupid.   
Psyche wakes Cupid.
John Gibson
  

'And ill could Psyche brook...   
'And ill could Psyche brook...
John Gibson
  
 

Cupid and Psyche embracing.   
Cupid and Psyche embracing.
John Gibson
  

'And sees her safe to...   
'And sees her safe to...
John Gibson
  

'O lend me now the...   
'O lend me now the...
John Gibson
  

'The story of Psyche.'   
'The story of Psyche.'
John Gibson
  

'Eros and Anteros contending for...   
'Eros and Anteros contending for...
John Gibson
  

Cupid with quiver of arrows...   
Cupid with quiver of arrows...
John Gibson
  
 

Reclining female nude viewed from...   
Reclining female nude viewed from...
John Gibson
  

Female nude seen from the...   
Female nude seen from the...
John Gibson
  

Figure of Dionysus from the...   
Figure of Dionysus from the...
1816 or after
John Gibson
  

Study of two heads, probably...   
Study of two heads, probably...
John Gibson
  

Drawing of a female figure...   
Drawing of a female figure...
John Gibson
  

Standing horse in profile   
Standing horse in profile
John Gibson
  
 

A horse in profile   
A horse in profile
John Gibson
  

Drawing of a horse with...   
Drawing of a horse with...
John Gibson
  

Fanny Cerito   
Fanny Cerito
by 1851
John Gibson
  

Fanny Cerito   
Fanny Cerito
by 1851
John Gibson
  

Mythological scene with winged female...   
Mythological scene with winged female...
John Gibson
  

Study for the statue of...   
Study for the statue of...
John Gibson
  
 

Teucer shooting arrows, shielded by...   
Teucer shooting arrows, shielded by...
John Gibson
  

Night protecting Sleep from the...   
Night protecting Sleep from the...
John Gibson
  

Zephyrus carrying Psyche's sisters   
Zephyrus carrying Psyche's sisters
John Gibson
  

Cupid waking Psyche by piercing...   
Cupid waking Psyche by piercing...
John Gibson
  

Psyche and the Eagle   
Psyche and the Eagle
John Gibson
  

Psyche and Prosperine   
Psyche and Prosperine
John Gibson
  
 

Study of an angel, probably...   
Study of an angel, probably...
John Gibson
  

Angel and a female figure,...   
Angel and a female figure,...
ca. 1852-6
John Gibson
  

Mythological scene with winged female...   
Mythological scene with winged female...
John Gibson
  

Rosina Spence   
Rosina Spence
John Gibson
  

Angel picking a flower, for...   
Angel picking a flower, for...
c. 1852
John Gibson
  

Standing male figure   
Standing male figure
John Gibson
  
 

Standing male figure   
Standing male figure
John Gibson
  

Sketch of a dancing girl   
Sketch of a dancing girl
John Gibson
  

Sketch of a dancing girl   
Sketch of a dancing girl
John Gibson
  

Sketch of a dancing girl   
Sketch of a dancing girl
John Gibson
  

Standing male figure sharpening a...   
Standing male figure sharpening a...
John Gibson
  

Standing male figure sharpening a...   
Standing male figure sharpening a...
John Gibson
  
 

Venus and Cupid (?)   
Venus and Cupid (?)
John Gibson
  

Dancing female figure in profile   
Dancing female figure in profile
John Gibson
  

Sketch of a dancing female...   
Sketch of a dancing female...
John Gibson
  

Hippolytus   
Hippolytus
John Gibson
  

Design for a memorial   
Design for a memorial
John Gibson
  

Female figure carrying armour   
Female figure carrying armour
John Gibson
  
 

Study for the monument to...   
Study for the monument to...
c. 1858
John Gibson
  

Two figures, probably Achilles and...   
Two figures, probably Achilles and...
John Gibson
  

Pan helping Psyche from the...   
Pan helping Psyche from the...
John Gibson
  

Psyche and her sisters   
Psyche and her sisters
John Gibson
  

Psyche with either Venus or...   
Psyche with either Venus or...
John Gibson
  

Psyche with either Venus or...   
Psyche with either Venus or...
John Gibson
  
 

Composition with five winged figures,...   
Composition with five winged figures,...
John Gibson
  

Odysseus presented with Achilles' armour...   
Odysseus presented with Achilles' armour...
John Gibson
  

Cupid piercing Psyche with an...   
Cupid piercing Psyche with an...
John Gibson
  

Psyche carrying a cake to...   
Psyche carrying a cake to...
by ca. 1863
John Gibson
  

Sketch of a seated female...   
Sketch of a seated female...
John Gibson
  

Composition with an angel holding...   
Composition with an angel holding...
John Gibson
  
 

Sketch for a composition with...   
Sketch for a composition with...
John Gibson
  

Study for the figure of...   
Study for the figure of...
by 1863
John Gibson
  

Study for 'Justice'   
Study for 'Justice'
John Gibson
  

Ulysses forcing Polyxena from Hecuba...   
Ulysses forcing Polyxena from Hecuba...
John Gibson
  

Study for the statue of...   
Study for the statue of...
John Gibson
  

Study for the statue of...   
Study for the statue of...
John Gibson
  
 

Desire Pursuing the Soul   
Desire Pursuing the Soul
John Gibson
  

Bacchante and Infant Faun   
Bacchante and Infant Faun
John Gibson
  

Girl Asleep   
Girl Asleep
John Gibson
  

Love between Beauty and Fortune   
Love between Beauty and Fortune
John Gibson
  

Study of an angel for...   
Study of an angel for...
by ca. 1840
John Gibson
  

Design for a memorial to...   
Design for a memorial to...
ca. 1856
John Gibson
  
 

Psyche borne by a Zephyr   
Psyche borne by a Zephyr
John Gibson
  

Achilles and Lycaon   
Achilles and Lycaon
John Gibson
  

Birth of Venus   
Birth of Venus
John Gibson
  

Kneeling woman with a standing...   
Kneeling woman with a standing...
John Gibson
  

Venus protecting Helen from the...   
Venus protecting Helen from the...
John Gibson
  

Girl carrying a child, after...   
Girl carrying a child, after...
John Gibson
  
 

Eros and Anteros Contending for...   
Eros and Anteros Contending for...
John Gibson
  

An Amazon cutting her way...   
An Amazon cutting her way...
John Gibson
  

Amazon falling from her horse   
Amazon falling from her horse
John Gibson
  

Psyche receiving nectar in the...   
Psyche receiving nectar in the...
John Gibson
  

Cupid pursuing Psyche   
Cupid pursuing Psyche
Before 1851
John Gibson
  

Cupid Wounding Sappho   
Cupid Wounding Sappho
John Gibson
  
 

Venus Wounded by Diomed   
Venus Wounded by Diomed
John Gibson
  

Study of a left hand   
Study of a left hand
John Gibson
  

Study of a left leg...   
Study of a left leg...
John Gibson
  

Study of a right leg   
Study of a right leg
John Gibson
  

Seated male figure, probably for...   
Seated male figure, probably for...
ca. 1830
John Gibson
  

Venus and Cupid   
Venus and Cupid
John Gibson
  
 

Jocasta intervening between her sons...   
Jocasta intervening between her sons...
John Gibson
  

Cupid and Psyche   
Cupid and Psyche
by 1851-2
John Gibson
  

Venus and Cupid appearing to...   
Venus and Cupid appearing to...
John Gibson
  

Cupid with a procession of...   
Cupid with a procession of...
John Gibson
  

Drawing for a memorial to...   
Drawing for a memorial to...
by ca. 1844
John Gibson
  

The Meeting of Hero and...   
The Meeting of Hero and...
John Gibson
  
 

Hero Grieving over the Body...   
Hero Grieving over the Body...
John Gibson
  

Cupid and Psyche   
Cupid and Psyche
John Gibson
  

Winged female figure   
Winged female figure
John Gibson
  

Cupid and Psyche   
Cupid and Psyche
John Gibson
  

Nymphs Carrying the Body of...   
Nymphs Carrying the Body of...
John Gibson
  

'He shall give his angels...   
'He shall give his angels...
John Gibson
  
 

Nymph and Cupid or Infant...   
Nymph and Cupid or Infant...
John Gibson
  

Cupid and Psyche   
Cupid and Psyche
John Gibson
  

Astyanax Taken from Andromache   
Astyanax Taken from Andromache
John Gibson
  

Antigone discovered over the dead...   
Antigone discovered over the dead...
John Gibson
  

'And casts thick darkness over...   
'And casts thick darkness over...
John Gibson
  

Juno urging Aulos to send...   
Juno urging Aulos to send...
John Gibson
  
 

Cupid and Psyche   
Cupid and Psyche
John Gibson
  

Boy playing at the Roman...   
Boy playing at the Roman...
John Gibson
  

A woman standing between an...   
A woman standing between an...
John Gibson
  

The Hours Leading the Horses...   
The Hours Leading the Horses...
before 1849
John Gibson
  

Cupid Disguised as a Shepherd   
Cupid Disguised as a Shepherd
Probably by 1837
John Gibson
  

Proserpine   
Proserpine
John Gibson
  
 

Female figure, probably an Amazon   
Female figure, probably an Amazon
John Gibson
  

Venus (?) and Cupid   
Venus (?) and Cupid
John Gibson
  

Sketch of Achilles and Penthesilea   
Sketch of Achilles and Penthesilea
John Gibson
  

Two girls dancing   
Two girls dancing
John Gibson
  

Venus and Cupid   
Venus and Cupid
John Gibson
  

Standing girl carrying a child   
Standing girl carrying a child
John Gibson
  
 

Design for the monument to...   
Design for the monument to...
After 1833
John Gibson
  

Design for a memorial to...   
Design for a memorial to...
Between 1834 and 1851
John Gibson
  

Preparatory drawing for 'Psyche Kneeling...   
Preparatory drawing for 'Psyche Kneeling...
by 1851
John Gibson
  

Kneeling woman holding an urn   
Kneeling woman holding an urn
John Gibson
  

Drawing for the memorial to...   
Drawing for the memorial to...
John Gibson
  

Preparatory sketch for a memorial...   
Preparatory sketch for a memorial...
John Gibson
  
 

Angel and a male figure...   
Angel and a male figure...
John Gibson
  

Preparatory sketch for a memorial...   
Preparatory sketch for a memorial...
John Gibson
  

Charity   
Charity
by 1832
John Gibson
  

Woman and child with an...   
Woman and child with an...
John Gibson
  

Blessed are they that mourn...   
Blessed are they that mourn...
John Gibson
  

Kneeling woman   
Kneeling woman
John Gibson
  
 

Seated woman with an urn   
Seated woman with an urn
John Gibson
  

Kneeling woman with an urn   
Kneeling woman with an urn
John Gibson
  

Study for a monument   
Study for a monument
John Gibson
  

Two girls dancing   
Two girls dancing
John Gibson
  

A Bacchante   
A Bacchante
John Gibson
  

Female head in profile   
Female head in profile
John Gibson
  
 

Standing warrior supporting a kneeling...   
Standing warrior supporting a kneeling...
John Gibson
  

Standing warrior supporting a kneeling...   
Standing warrior supporting a kneeling...
John Gibson
  

The Huntress   
The Huntress
John Gibson
  

Female figure kneeling at the...   
Female figure kneeling at the...
John Gibson
  

Drawing for a portrait statue   
Drawing for a portrait statue
John Gibson
  

Study for an illustration to...   
Study for an illustration to...
by 1851
John Gibson
  
 

Seated male figure viewed in...   
Seated male figure viewed in...
John Gibson
  

Sketches of dancing female figures   
Sketches of dancing female figures
John Gibson
  

Sketch of a seated female...   
Sketch of a seated female...
John Gibson
  

Two sketches of the bones...   
Two sketches of the bones...
John Gibson
  

A group of three seated...   
A group of three seated...
John Gibson
  

Male and female figures   
Male and female figures
John Gibson
  
 

Sketch of the bones of...   
Sketch of the bones of...
John Gibson
  

Sketch of a pelvic bone   
Sketch of a pelvic bone
John Gibson
  

Anatomical study of a horse's...   
Anatomical study of a horse's...
John Gibson
  

Sketch of a standing horse...   
Sketch of a standing horse...
John Gibson
  

Minerva bringing Pegasus to Bellerophon   
Minerva bringing Pegasus to Bellerophon
John Gibson
  

Amazon falling from her Horse   
Amazon falling from her Horse
ca. 1842-1848 ?
John Gibson
  
 

Cupid and Psyche   
Cupid and Psyche
ca. 1859 ?
John Gibson
  

Psyche receiving Nectar from Hebe...   
Psyche receiving Nectar from Hebe...
By 1857
John Gibson
  

Venus and Cupid appearing to...   
Venus and Cupid appearing to...
John Gibson
  

Love between Beauty and Fortune   
Love between Beauty and Fortune
John Gibson
  

Hope: Monument to Edward and...   
Hope: Monument to Edward and...
ca. 1840
John Gibson
  

Monument to Mrs Huskisson   
Monument to Mrs Huskisson
1856
John Gibson
  
 

Charity: Monument to William Hammerton   
Charity: Monument to William Hammerton
1832
John Gibson
  

Monument to Lady Leicester: Angel...   
Monument to Lady Leicester: Angel...
ca. 1844
John Gibson
  

Phaeton driving the Chariot of...   
Phaeton driving the Chariot of...
After 1826
John Gibson
  

The Hours leading the Horses...   
The Hours leading the Horses...
1850
John Gibson
  

Amalthea nursing the Infant Jupiter   
Amalthea nursing the Infant Jupiter
Before 1840
John Gibson
  

Jocasta intervening between her Sons...   
Jocasta intervening between her Sons...
1840s ?
John Gibson
  
 

The Marriage of Psyche and...   
The Marriage of Psyche and...
ca. 1844
John Gibson
  

Grazia: Puella Capuensis   
Grazia: Puella Capuensis
ca. 1843 (Gunnis)
John Gibson
  

Lilah Clifden   
Lilah Clifden
1861/1862
John Gibson
  

Luisa   
Luisa
1853
John Gibson
  

Bust of Edith Margaret Mozley   
Bust of Edith Margaret Mozley
1864
John Gibson
  

Christ blessing little Children   
Christ blessing little Children
1862-1864
John Gibson
  
 

Narcissus   
Narcissus
1838
John Gibson
  

Sleeping Shepherd Boy   
Sleeping Shepherd Boy
1818
John Gibson
  

Sappho   
Sappho
ca. 1831
John Gibson
  

Venus   
Venus
ca. 1864
John Gibson
  

Nymph at the Bath   
Nymph at the Bath
1824-1830
John Gibson
  
Works after

Study after the statue of...   
Study after the statue of...
Paolo Guglielmi
  

Drawing after the statue of...   
Drawing after the statue of...
Paolo Guglielmi
  

Study after the statue of...   
Study after the statue of...
Paolo Guglielmi
  

Drawing after the statue of...   
Drawing after the statue of...
Paolo Guglielmi
  

Drawing after the relief portrait...   
Drawing after the relief portrait...
Paolo Guglielmi
  

Study after the monument to...   
Study after the monument to...
Paolo Guglielmi
  
 

Nymph at the bath   
Nymph at the bath
by 1861
Paolo Guglielmi
  

Study after Gibson's second statue...   
Study after Gibson's second statue...
by 1861
Paolo Guglielmi
  

Study after Gibson's first statue...   
Study after Gibson's first statue...
by 1861
Paolo Guglielmi
  

Study after Gibson's statue of...   
Study after Gibson's statue of...
by 1861
Paolo Guglielmi
  

Study after Gibson's statue of...   
Study after Gibson's statue of...
by 1861
Paolo Guglielmi
  

Study after Gibson's statue of...   
Study after Gibson's statue of...
by 1861
Paolo Guglielmi
  
 

Study after Gibson's statue of...   
Study after Gibson's statue of...
by 1861
Paolo Guglielmi
  

Study after Gibson's statue of...   
Study after Gibson's statue of...
by 1861
Paolo Guglielmi
  
Works associated with

Bust of John Gibson, R.A.   
Bust of John Gibson, R.A.
1865
John Adams Acton
  

Bust of John Gibson R.A.   
Bust of John Gibson R.A.
1864
Isabel Cholmeley
  

John Gibson   
John Gibson
unknown
F. Joubert
  

John Gibson, R.A.   
John Gibson, R.A.
ca. 1856-1875
John Watkins
  

Portrait of John Gibson, R.A.   
Portrait of John Gibson, R.A.
ca. 1850
Edwin Landseer
  

Bust of John Gibson, R.A.   
Bust of John Gibson, R.A.
1868
William Theed
  
 

Matthews, T.   The biography of John Gibson, R.A., sculptor, Rome ; by T. Matthews - London 1911   
15/740   
Eastlake, Elizabeth   Life of John Gibson, R.A., sculptor ; edited by Lady Eastlake - London 1870   
12/3422   
The Proportions Of The Human Figure, As Handed Down To Us By Vitruvius, From The Writings Of The Famous Sculptors And Painters Of Antiquity: To Which Is Added, The Admirable Method Of Measuring The Figure, Invented By John Gibson, Sculptor; With Description And Illustrative Outlines By Joseph Bonomi. -   - London, W.C. - 1872.   
07/2049   
Eastlake, Charles Lock, P.R.A.   Contributions To The Literature Of The Fine Arts. By Charles Lock Eastlake, R.A. &c. &c. - London: 1848.   
06/2530   
Imitations Of Drawings By Iohn Gibson R.A. Sculptor. Engraved By G. Wenzel And L. Prosseda Rome 1852.   - [London:] 1852.   
05/3522   
Strutt, Elizabeth   The Story Of Psyche With A Classical Enquiry Into The Signification And Origin Of The Fable By Elizabeth Strutt With Designs In Outline By John Gibson Esq: R.A. - [S.l.]: [ca. 1851?]   
04/3865   
MAR/3/13    William Calder Marshall, Rome, to John    22 Sep - 4 Oct 1837    Item   
MAR/3/9    William Calder Marshall, Rome, to his father    18 May 1837    Item   
MAR/3/8    William Calder Marshall, Rome, to [unknown]    8 - 10 Apr 1837    Item   
MAR/3/7    William Calder Marshall, Rome, to his mother    27 Jan - 3 Mar 1837    Item   
MAR/3/6    William Calder Marshall, Rome, to Helen    6-10 Jan 1837    Item   
MAR/3/4    William Calder Marshall, Rome, to his father    27 Oct 1836    Item   
RI/1/30    W.B. Richmond, 123 via Felice, Rome to [George Richmond]    [1866]    Item   
RAA/REG/3/1    The John Gibson bequest    1855-1865    File   
AND/26/203    Newspaper cutting, from the Journal of the Society of Arts    16 Feb 1866    Item   
AND/24/175    Newspaper cutting    Jan 1866    Item   
AND/24/172    Newspaper cutting from the Daily Telegraph    22 Jan 1866    Item   
AND/21/205    Pages 49 and 50 of the 1831 Academy catalogue    1831    Item   
GI    John Gibson, RA, papers    c. 1822-1866    Fonds   
RAA/SEC/10/25    Letter relating to John Gibson, RA    18 Jun 1867    Sub-series   
AND/8/210    Anderdon's notes on a letter by John Gibson    [c.1870]    Item   
JU/15/246    Note written by J. Gibson, Rome    [1833]    Item   
RAA/PRA/1/1    Correspondence relating to the Gibson bequest    1864-1865    Sub-series   
LAW/4/153    Cth. Fanshawe, 15 Berkley Square, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square    [c.Sep 1822]    Item   
LAW/4/130    E. Devonshire, Rome, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square, London    15 May 1823    Item   
LAW/4/87    C. Eastlake, 12 Piazza Mignanelli, rome, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square, London    15 Jan 1823    Item   
LAW/4/20    G.H. Beaumont, Rome, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Bedford Square, London    14 May 1822    Item   
RAA/SEC/8/22/1    The President and Council to C. Landseer    c. 1873    Item   
LAW/3/147    E. Devonshire, Rome, to Sr. Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square, London    27 May 1820    Item   
RAA/SEC/6/6/1    Catherine Beauchamp, 19 B Grosvenor Square, to Sir Francis [Grant]    16 Oct [c. 1870]    Item   
RAA/SEC/4/89/2    W. Calder Marshall, 115 Ebury Street, Eaton Square, to F. A. Eaton    29 Jun 1877    Item   
RAA/SEC/4/89/1    W. Calder Marshall, 115 Ebury Street, Eaton Square, to F. A. Eaton    19 Jun 1874    Item   
RAA/SEC/4/78/1    Charles Landseer, 18 St John's Wood Road, to Frederick A. Eaton    04 Jun 1874    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/42    Correspondence relating to John Gibson, RA    1833-1836, 1866-1867    Sub-series   
GRI/1/5    George Richmond, 2nd Rome journal    1840-1841    Item   
GRI/2/1    Beilby's Birmingham Commercial Remembrancer    1837-1839    Item