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ID: 500115483
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500115483

 
Record Type: Person
Gibbons, Grinling (English woodcarver and sculptor, 1648-1721)

Note: Gibbons is often revered as England's most prominent decorative woodcarver. He was the son of English merchant parents who had settled in Rotterdam. He probably studied drawing and wood- and stone carving Artus Quellinus in Amsterdam. King George I of England was amongst his patrons. English woodcarver, sculptor. Comment on works: sculptor, wood carver

Names:
Gibbons, Grinling (preferred,V,index)
Grinling Gibbons (V,display)
G. Gibbons (LU,U)
Gibbins (LU,U)
Gibbons (LU,U)
Gibbons, G. (LU,U)
Mr. Gibbons (LU,U)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English
Dutch

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
carver
woodcarver

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Rotterdam (South Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Rotterdam (South Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)
active:   Netherlands (Europe) (nation)
active:   London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
active:   England (United Kingdom) (country)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Quellinus, Artus, III  
................................  (Flemish sculptor, 1653-1686) [500087326]
employee of ....  Wren, Christopher  
....................  (English architect, 1632-1723) [500115492]
student of ....  Quellinus, Artus, I  
..................  (Flemish sculptor, 1609-1668) [500012120]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Gibbons, Grinling (I)

Biographies:
(English woodcarver and sculptor, 1648-1721) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English woodcarver, sculptor, 1648-1721) ..... [AVERY]
(English sculptor, woodcarver, 1648-1721) ..... [BHA]
(British, 1648-1721) ..... [GRLPSC]
(English woodcarver, 1648-1721) ..... [AVERY]
(English wood-carver, 1648-1721) ..... [Grove Art]
( sculptor, 1648-1721) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(British artist, 1648-1721) ..... [PROV]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
G. Gibbons ........ [PROV]
......................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Gibbins ........ [PROV]
.................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Gibbons ........ [PROV]
.................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Gibbons, G. ........ [PROV]
........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Gibbons, Grinling ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................................  British Museum Catalogue of British Drawings (1960)
....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 203
....................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
....................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Grinling Gibbons ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Mr. Gibbons ........ [PROV]
........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRLPA, Grove Art, PROV, VP]
....................  British Museum Catalogue of British Drawings (1960)
....................  DNB: Oxford National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  EWA
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n81079963
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grant, Dictionary of British Sculptors (1953)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 15 June 2004
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n81079963
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 203
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986)
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... EWA
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 11 July 2002
.......... Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
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