John Gibson

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Birthday
19, 1790
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Jan 27, 1866 (75)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
19, 1790
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Jan 27, 1866 (75)

About

Welsh Neoclassical sculptor who spent the majority of his career in Italy.

Before Fame

He apprenticed with a cabinetmaker and disliked it enough to ask to be changed to woodcarving.

Trivia

He is best known for his works Queen Victoria, Supported by Justice and Clemency, and Hunter and Dog.

Family Life

His father was a market gardener.

Associated With

He and Howard Marks were both from Wales.