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Gibbs, James (1682–1754)

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

Second edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199680276
Published online November 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744419
Gibbs, James (1682–1754)

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was born in Aberdeen, and went to Rome c.1703 to study for the priesthood. He soon abandoned this, briefly studied painting, then entered the architectural studio of Carlo Fontana, the most influential teacher of the day. He returned to Britain in ...

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Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art

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