GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
| |GI John Gibson, RA, papers c. 1822-1866
| ||>GI/7 Notebook of literary sources c. 1850s|
|Title||Notebook of literary sources|
|Extent & Medium||1 vol.|
|Previous Reference Codes||660 K|
|Content Description||The book contains quotations by Gibson mostly relating to the theory and practice of art, taken from both classical and modern published sources. Gibson quotes, among others, Fuseli and Reynolds, and some of the quotations from classical authors serve to confirm Gibson's view that the ancients painted their statues.|