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Grinling Gibbons (1648-1721), Woodcarver and sculptor

Sitter in 10 portraits
An immigrant from Rotterdam, Grinling Gibbons became Britain's greatest decorative woodcarver. He is best known for his realistic and fluid limewood carvings of swags and festoons of fruit, flowers and game for architectural interiors. He was also a skilled stone sculptor.

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2925

Grinling Gibbons

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, (circa 1690)
NPG 2925

D2429

Grinling Gibbons

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1690
NPG D2429

D2760

Grinling Gibbons

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1690
NPG D2760

D11514

Grinling Gibbons

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1690
NPG D11514

D31304

Grinling Gibbons; Elizabeth Gibbons

by and published by John Smith, after John Closterman
mezzotint, 1691 (1691)
NPG D31304

D1335

Grinling Gibbons; Elizabeth Gibbons

by John Smith, after John Closterman
mezzotint, (1691)
NPG D1335

D2430

Grinling Gibbons; Elizabeth Gibbons

by John Smith, after John Closterman
mezzotint, (1691)
NPG D2430

D8230

Grinling Gibbons; Elizabeth Gibbons

by and published by John Smith, after John Closterman
mezzotint, 1691 (1691)
NPG D8230

D19092

Grinling Gibbons

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1690
NPG D19092

D19142

Grinling Gibbons

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1690
NPG D19142