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Thomas Gibson

(circa 1680-1751), Portrait painter

Artist associated with 62 portraits
Thomas Gibson was a painter, born in London. Little is known of his early life or training. He worked in London as a painter of portraits and achieved some success, attracting prestigious sitters such as the archbishops William Wake and John Potter as well as Sir Robert Walpole. His patrons included John, 1st Earl Poulett, and Augusta, Princess of Wales. Gibson's practice earned him the appointment in 1711 as a founding director of Godfrey Kneller's St Martin's Lane Academy, the forerunner of the Royal Academy schools.

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Henrietta Howard (née Hobart), Countess of Suffolk, attributed to John Harris, after a painting attributed to  Thomas Gibson - NPG 2451

Henrietta Howard (née Hobart), Countess of Suffolk

attributed to John Harris, after a painting attributed to Thomas Gibson
watercolour, (circa 1715-1725)
NPG 2451

Henry Sacheverell, after Thomas Gibson - NPG D31482

Henry Sacheverell

after Thomas Gibson
line engraving, 18th century (in or before 1710)
NPG D31482

Thomas Reynolds, by George White, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D31504

Thomas Reynolds

by George White, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D31504

William Wake, by Michael Vandergucht, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D27444

William Wake

by Michael Vandergucht, after Thomas Gibson
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D27444

Samuel Clarke, by John Simon, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D33306

Samuel Clarke

by John Simon, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D33306

Samuel Clarke, by John Simon, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D1458

Samuel Clarke

by John Simon, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D1458

Samuel Clarke, by John Simon, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D1459

Samuel Clarke

by John Simon, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D1459

Samuel Clarke, by John Simon, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D1460

Samuel Clarke

by John Simon, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D1460

Priscilla Cooper, by John Simon, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D2208

Priscilla Cooper

by John Simon, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D2208

Priscilla Cooper, by John Simon, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D2209

Priscilla Cooper

by John Simon, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D2209

Priscilla Cooper, by John Simon, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D2210

Priscilla Cooper

by John Simon, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D2210

James Hodgson, by George White, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D3034

James Hodgson

by George White, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D3034

Thomas Bradbury, by George White, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D793

Thomas Bradbury

by George White, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D793

Thomas Bradbury, by George White, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D794

Thomas Bradbury

by George White, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D794

Thomas Bradbury, by George White, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D795

Thomas Bradbury

by George White, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D795

Thomas Bradbury, by George White, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D796

Thomas Bradbury

by George White, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D796

Sir Robert Cotton, 1st Bt, by John Smith, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D34164

Sir Robert Cotton, 1st Bt

by John Smith, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, 1706
NPG D34164

Sir Robert Cotton, 1st Bt, by John Smith, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D1528

Sir Robert Cotton, 1st Bt

by John Smith, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, 1706
NPG D1528

Sir Robert Cotton, 1st Bt, by John Smith, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D11682

Sir Robert Cotton, 1st Bt

by John Smith, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, 1706
NPG D11682

Henry Sacheverell, by Andrew Johnston, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D31474

Henry Sacheverell

by Andrew Johnston, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, (in or before 1710)
NPG D31474

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