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GILBERT, John (1817 - 1897), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GILBERT, John (1817 - 1897), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 21 July 1817, in Blackheath; died 5 October 1897.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Historical subjects, military subjects, figures, portraits, genre and street scenes, interiors with figures, animals.

John Gilbert was a pupil of George Lance, who had himself been a pupil of Haydon. At the age of 19 he produced his first work The Arrest of Lord Hastings which

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