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Image ID:
lwlpr19068
Call Number:
49.3664.6
Creator:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Title:
Gibson the dwarf G.V. [monogram].
Published:
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
Description:
1 drawing : port. ; 26 x 19.8 cm., mounted on sheet 28.5 x 21 cm.
Reference:
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Summary:
Drawing of Richard Gibson, called Dwarf Gibson, in doublet, holding a bow in his left hand and arrows on his right.
Provenance:
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans at the Strawberry Hill sale, viii.122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from Drake, December 1949.
Copy Specific Notes:
Inscription in pencil, lower right of image: G.V. | Title inscribed, in ink on mount, in Horace Walpole's hand: Gibson the Dwarf. | Title inscribed in pencil on mount in lower right: not engr.
Subjects:
  •  Gibson, Richard, 1605/1615?-1690 - Portraits.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Dwarfs.
  • Artists - British - Portraits.
  • Graphite drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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