Sir John Gilbert, R.A.

Preferred Media: Painting and illustration
Born: 21 July 1817 in London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 5 October 1897
Nationality: British
Elected A.R.A: 29 Jan 1872
Elected R.A: 24 Jun 1876
 
Works of Art: 162
Books: 3
Archives: 7
Works by

Afternoon in February   
Afternoon in February
John Gilbert
  

Woods in Winter   
Woods in Winter
John Gilbert
  

Hymn to the Night   
Hymn to the Night
John Gilbert
  

The Castle by the Sea   
The Castle by the Sea
John Gilbert
  

The Black Knight   
The Black Knight
John Gilbert
  

The Skeleton in Armour   
The Skeleton in Armour
John Gilbert
  
 

The Wreck of the Hesperus   
The Wreck of the Hesperus
John Gilbert
  

The Elected Knight   
The Elected Knight
John Gilbert
  

The Slave in the Dismal...   
The Slave in the Dismal...
John Gilbert
  

The Slave singing at Midnight   
The Slave singing at Midnight
John Gilbert
  

Drinking Song   
Drinking Song
John Gilbert
  

Autumn   
Autumn
John Gilbert
  
 

The Open Window   
The Open Window
John Gilbert
  

Pegasus in Pound   
Pegasus in Pound
John Gilbert
  

Sketches of heads, including Cardinal...   
Sketches of heads, including Cardinal...
1866 - 1868
John Gilbert
  

Drawings of heads for various...   
Drawings of heads for various...
Probably 1867
John Gilbert
  

A drawing for 'A Refreshing...   
A drawing for 'A Refreshing...
March 1867
John Gilbert
  

Sketches of Rembrandt and Titian   
Sketches of Rembrandt and Titian
2/9/1866
John Gilbert
  
 

Sketches and notes relating to...   
Sketches and notes relating to...
probably 1866
John Gilbert
  

Leaf from a sketchbook with...   
Leaf from a sketchbook with...
26th August 1868
John Gilbert
  

Leaf from a sketchbook with...   
Leaf from a sketchbook with...
1876
John Gilbert
  

Leaf from a sketchbook with...   
Leaf from a sketchbook with...
11th October 1871
John Gilbert
  

Leaf from a sketchbook with...   
Leaf from a sketchbook with...
March 8th 1871 and November 9th 1874
John Gilbert
  

Leaf from a sketchbook with...   
Leaf from a sketchbook with...
John Gilbert
  
 

Leaf from a sketchbook with...   
Leaf from a sketchbook with...
January 17th and February 1871
John Gilbert
  

Leaf from a sketchbook with...   
Leaf from a sketchbook with...
9th March 1870
John Gilbert
  

Leaf from a sketchbook with...   
Leaf from a sketchbook with...
19th January 1870
John Gilbert
  

Leaf from a sketchbook with...   
Leaf from a sketchbook with...
11th October 1869
John Gilbert
  

Leaf from a sketchbook with...   
Leaf from a sketchbook with...
September 1869 and October 24th 1869
John Gilbert
  

Leaf from a sketchbook with...   
Leaf from a sketchbook with...
23rd August 1870
John Gilbert
  
 

  

27th January 1869
John Gilbert
  

Gloucester Cathedral   
Gloucester Cathedral
6th September 1852
John Gilbert
  

Landscape near Gloucester   
Landscape near Gloucester
John Gilbert
  

Bodiam Castle   
Bodiam Castle
July 12th 1866
John Gilbert
  

Landscape with trees at Bodiam...   
Landscape with trees at Bodiam...
July 12th 1866
John Gilbert
  

Sketch for 'A Roman Bagpiper'...   
Sketch for 'A Roman Bagpiper'...
1859
John Gilbert
  
 

The Duchess's Page delivers the...   
The Duchess's Page delivers the...
August 1864
John Gilbert
  

The Miraculous Cure of Simcox   
The Miraculous Cure of Simcox
John Gilbert
  

Sancho Panza   
Sancho Panza
1859
John Gilbert
  

Petruchio going to be married   
Petruchio going to be married
John Gilbert
  

Sketches of heads and figures   
Sketches of heads and figures
December 1865
John Gilbert
  

Drawing for 'Bringing in the...   
Drawing for 'Bringing in the...
John Gilbert
  
 

Crowley House, Greenwich   
Crowley House, Greenwich
May 1855
John Gilbert
  

Vanbrugh Castle by night   
Vanbrugh Castle by night
December 1863
John Gilbert
  

Broomfields. Wilmington   
Broomfields. Wilmington
11th July 1860
John Gilbert
  

Broomfields from the Orchard   
Broomfields from the Orchard
26th June 1858
John Gilbert
  

Our House. Broomfields. Wilmington   
Our House. Broomfields. Wilmington
between 1857 - 1867
John Gilbert
  

Farningham from the window of...   
Farningham from the window of...
July 31st 1862
John Gilbert
  
 

Franks Hall, Farningham, Kent   
Franks Hall, Farningham, Kent
July 31st 1862
John Gilbert
  

Destruction of the Trees in...   
Destruction of the Trees in...
1868
John Gilbert
  

Rembrandt painting a portrait   
Rembrandt painting a portrait
1860
John Gilbert
  

Two drawings for 'Guy Fawkes...   
Two drawings for 'Guy Fawkes...
1868
John Gilbert
  

House on Croome Hill, Greenwich,...   
House on Croome Hill, Greenwich,...
February and March 1865
John Gilbert
  

Alms House at Lee, Kent...   
Alms House at Lee, Kent...
John Gilbert
  
 

A Recollection of St. Bartholemew's...   
A Recollection of St. Bartholemew's...
October 20th 1865
John Gilbert
  

Drawings for an illustration to...   
Drawings for an illustration to...
1866
John Gilbert
  

A trumpeter   
A trumpeter
1863
John Gilbert
  

Sketch for 'The Return of...   
Sketch for 'The Return of...
1861
John Gilbert
  

Sketch for 'Morning of the...   
Sketch for 'Morning of the...
1861
John Gilbert
  

Figure sketches for a Civil...   
Figure sketches for a Civil...
1862
John Gilbert
  
 

A Masque at the court...   
A Masque at the court...
September 20th 1863
John Gilbert
  

The Dying Talbot takes to...   
The Dying Talbot takes to...
1862
John Gilbert
  

The Trumpeter   
The Trumpeter
1865
John Gilbert
  

Sedillo and his housekeeper, for...   
Sedillo and his housekeeper, for...
December 1867
John Gilbert
  

First sketch for 'The Queen...   
First sketch for 'The Queen...
1855
John Gilbert
  

Standing woman   
Standing woman
1863
John Gilbert
  
 

Sketches of Queen Victoria   
Sketches of Queen Victoria
1887
John Gilbert
  

Sketches made in a Royal...   
Sketches made in a Royal...
19 March 1878
John Gilbert
  

Uncle Toby and Captain Trim   
Uncle Toby and Captain Trim
1879
John Gilbert
  

Three heads   
Three heads
January 1878
John Gilbert
  

A procession at Antwerp   
A procession at Antwerp
1847
John Gilbert
  

Sketches for 'A Convocation of...   
Sketches for 'A Convocation of...
by 1871
John Gilbert
  
 

Designs for additions to the...   
Designs for additions to the...
John Gilbert
  

A woman and child   
A woman and child
June 3rd 1888
John Gilbert
  

Caricatures of two women   
Caricatures of two women
John Gilbert
  

Woman and child seated in...   
Woman and child seated in...
John Gilbert
  

Standing female figure in medieval...   
Standing female figure in medieval...
August 1888
John Gilbert
  

Study for 'The Standard Bearer'...   
Study for 'The Standard Bearer'...
by 1897
John Gilbert
  
 

Head and shoulders of a...   
Head and shoulders of a...
October 1883
John Gilbert
  

Fashion, June 1880   
Fashion, June 1880
June 1880
John Gilbert
  

Portrait sketch of Sir Francis...   
Portrait sketch of Sir Francis...
July 1878
John Gilbert
  

The crush to see the...   
The crush to see the...
16th September 1887
John Gilbert
  

Portrait sketch of William Makepeace...   
Portrait sketch of William Makepeace...
John Gilbert
  

Landscape with figures, possibly for...   
Landscape with figures, possibly for...
February 1st 1886
John Gilbert
  
 

Study of a face   
Study of a face
February 13th 1886
John Gilbert
  

Sketches of characters from Macbeth   
Sketches of characters from Macbeth
John Gilbert
  

Sketch for 'The Standard Bearer'   
Sketch for 'The Standard Bearer'
July 1887
John Gilbert
  

Sketch for 'The Standard Bearer'   
Sketch for 'The Standard Bearer'
August 1887
John Gilbert
  

Sketch for 'The Standard Bearer'   
Sketch for 'The Standard Bearer'
August 1887
John Gilbert
  

Sir Robert Peel   
Sir Robert Peel
1883
John Gilbert
  
 

Landscape sketch   
Landscape sketch
June 1884
John Gilbert
  

Preparatory drawing for 'Crabbed Age...   
Preparatory drawing for 'Crabbed Age...
11th June 1879
John Gilbert
  

Sketch of figures on horseback   
Sketch of figures on horseback
September 10th 1879
John Gilbert
  

A scene on the Strand,...   
A scene on the Strand,...
20th November 1873
John Gilbert
  

Design for ironwork   
Design for ironwork
October 1864
John Gilbert
  

Sketches of hands   
Sketches of hands
1879
John Gilbert
  
 

Compositional sketch, probably for 'Joan...   
Compositional sketch, probably for 'Joan...
John Gilbert
  

A horse and a figure...   
A horse and a figure...
April 1881
John Gilbert
  

Sketches and notes made at...   
Sketches and notes made at...
15 May 1877
John Gilbert
  

On the rail from London...   
On the rail from London...
6th October 1864
John Gilbert
  

Two drawings of a Scottish...   
Two drawings of a Scottish...
John Gilbert
  

Figure on horseback   
Figure on horseback
April 1873
John Gilbert
  
 

Ellen   
Ellen
6th September 1877
John Gilbert
  

Design for a magazine cover   
Design for a magazine cover
June 1875
John Gilbert
  

Design for cover of the...   
Design for cover of the...
December 1877
John Gilbert
  

Head of a bald man   
Head of a bald man
January 15th 1878
John Gilbert
  

Detail from a battle scene,...   
Detail from a battle scene,...
1875
John Gilbert
  

A Marriage Procession   
A Marriage Procession
John Gilbert
  
 

Compositional sketch for a battle...   
Compositional sketch for a battle...
Probably ca. 1875
John Gilbert
  

Washerwomen drying Bath Towels on...   
Washerwomen drying Bath Towels on...
John Gilbert
  

Sketches of heads with notes   
Sketches of heads with notes
April 20th 1878
John Gilbert
  

Sketches of hands and imaginary...   
Sketches of hands and imaginary...
17th July 1877
John Gilbert
  

Sketches drawn at the Royal...   
Sketches drawn at the Royal...
14 May 1878
John Gilbert
  

The Trumpeter   
The Trumpeter
1859
John Gilbert
  
 

Moses and the Brazen Serpent   
Moses and the Brazen Serpent
John Gilbert
  

Sketches of heads and figures   
Sketches of heads and figures
John Gilbert
  

Sketches of heads and figures...   
Sketches of heads and figures...
25th July 1880
John Gilbert
  

Greenwich Park seen from Maze...   
Greenwich Park seen from Maze...
October 1878
John Gilbert
  

Drawing after a 17th century...   
Drawing after a 17th century...
John Gilbert
  

Study of a skull   
Study of a skull
24th March 1859
John Gilbert
  
 

Study for 'Don Quixote and...   
Study for 'Don Quixote and...
19th August 1874
John Gilbert
  

Studies of faces   
Studies of faces
7th June 1878
John Gilbert
  

Compositional sketch, probably for 'Crusaders'   
Compositional sketch, probably for 'Crusaders'
John Gilbert
  

Man's head in profile   
Man's head in profile
John Gilbert
  

Scene from Orlando Furioso   
Scene from Orlando Furioso
John Gilbert
  

Two sketches of men on...   
Two sketches of men on...
January 1874
John Gilbert
  
 

Figure group for 'Francis I...   
Figure group for 'Francis I...
4th January 1875
John Gilbert
  

'To all you Ladies now...   
'To all you Ladies now...
5th June 1881
John Gilbert
  

Sketches for one of the...   
Sketches for one of the...
May 1863
John Gilbert
  

Cottages near to Well Hall   
Cottages near to Well Hall
4th July 1864
John Gilbert
  

Well Hall, Eltham   
Well Hall, Eltham
4th July 1864
John Gilbert
  

Well Hall, Eltham   
Well Hall, Eltham
17th October 1863
John Gilbert
  
 

Houses next to Eltham Palace   
Houses next to Eltham Palace
18th May 1864
John Gilbert
  

Eltham Palace   
Eltham Palace
18th May 1864
John Gilbert
  

Eltham Palace   
Eltham Palace
1st May 1865
John Gilbert
  

End of a room in...   
End of a room in...
29th January 1874
John Gilbert
  

Figures on horseback   
Figures on horseback
1874
John Gilbert
  

Preparatory drawings for a painting...   
Preparatory drawings for a painting...
16th July 1874
John Gilbert
  
 

Preparatory drawings of Sancho Panza...   
Preparatory drawings of Sancho Panza...
16th July 1874
John Gilbert
  

Knight in armour on horseback   
Knight in armour on horseback
1874
John Gilbert
  

Cavalry riding through a landscape   
Cavalry riding through a landscape
30th June 1875
John Gilbert
  

Roundel inscribed 'Vienna Exhibition'   
Roundel inscribed 'Vienna Exhibition'
John Gilbert
  

Flight of Standard Bearers pursued...   
Flight of Standard Bearers pursued...
18th May 1874
John Gilbert
  

The Smoking Room of the...   
The Smoking Room of the...
18th October 1859
John Gilbert
  
 

The Coffee Room of the...   
The Coffee Room of the...
20th June 1864
John Gilbert
  

The Smoking Room of the...   
The Smoking Room of the...
7th July 1869
John Gilbert
  

One of the series "Fine...   
One of the series "Fine...
John Gilbert
  

Profile of a woman wearing...   
Profile of a woman wearing...
1870
John Gilbert
  

Sketches of faces in profile   
Sketches of faces in profile
January 1874
John Gilbert
  

Three studies of hands   
Three studies of hands
John Gilbert
  
 

A Wedding Party, Greenwich   
A Wedding Party, Greenwich
30th November 1874
John Gilbert
  

Sketches for the 'Field of...   
Sketches for the 'Field of...
May 1873
John Gilbert
  

Drawings of heads for 'Field...   
Drawings of heads for 'Field...
June 1873
John Gilbert
  

Sketches of Cardinal Wolsey and...   
Sketches of Cardinal Wolsey and...
June 1873
John Gilbert
  

Two studies of a figure...   
Two studies of a figure...
June 1873
John Gilbert
  

Standing male figure viewed from...   
Standing male figure viewed from...
June 1873
John Gilbert
  
 

Convocation of Clergy   
Convocation of Clergy
1870
John Gilbert
  
Works associated with

John Gilbert   
John Gilbert
ca. 1876
Elliott & Fry
  

John Gilbert R.A.   
John Gilbert R.A.
ca.1857-1876
John & Charles Watkins
  

Sir John Gilbert R.A.   
Sir John Gilbert R.A.
ca.1857-1876
John & Charles Watkins
  

John Gilbert   
John Gilbert
ca.1850-1880
John Watkins
  

Sir John Gilbert R.A.   
Sir John Gilbert R.A.
ca.1884
Joseph Parkin Mayall
  

British painters of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries : with eighty examples of their work engraved on wood.   - London [n.d.]   
08/2633   
Hall, Samuel Carter   The Book of British Ballads - London [no date]   
12/632   
Chronological Pictures Of English History. Designed & Drawn By John Gilbert.   - London. [ca. 1847?]   
06/5969   
MIS/GI    Notes by Sir John Gilbert, R.A.    21 Mar 1884    Fonds   
SP/1/100    John Gilbert, Blackheath, to Spielmann    12 Jun [1885]    Item   
SP/1/73    John Gilbert, Blackheath, to Spielmann    1 Jun 1886    Item   
RAA/LIB/4/3    Members Technical Forms of Procedure, unbound forms    1881-1888    File   
RAA/LIB/4/2    Members' methods of procedure    1877    Item   
RAA/LIB/4/1    Members' methods of procedure    1876    Item   
RAA/SEC/4/53    Correspondence from Sir John Gilbert, RA    1876, 1889    Sub-series