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James Gibbs (1682-1754), Architect

Sitter in 12 portraits
Artist associated with 1 portrait
One of Britain's most influential architects. Born in Scotland, he studied architecture in Scotland and Italy. He moved to London in 1708, and attracted the notice of the Earl of Mar. In 1713, with the help of Mar, Gibbs became joint surveyor, with Nicholas Hawksmoor, for the new churches to be built under the Act for Fifty New Churches.

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1384

'A Conversation of Virtuosis...at the Kings Arms'

by Gawen Hamilton
oil on canvas, 1735
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1384

504

James Gibbs

by John Michael Williams
oil on canvas, circa 1752
NPG 504

Ax28680

James Gibbs

by Unknown photographer
carbon print, published 1889
NPG Ax28680

D27615

James Gibbs

by Peter Pelham, after Hans Hysing
mezzotint, 1720s-1740s
NPG D27615

D27616

James Gibbs

by Peter Pelham, after Hans Hysing
mezzotint, 1720s-1740s
NPG D27616

D2761

James Gibbs

by Peter Pelham, sold by Edward Cooper, after Hans Hysing
mezzotint, 1727 or before
NPG D2761

D34450

James Gibbs

by Bernard Baron, after William Hogarth
line engraving, 1747
NPG D34450

D34495

James Gibbs

by Bernard Baron, after William Hogarth
line engraving, 1747
NPG D34495

D34496

James Gibbs

by Bernard Baron, after William Hogarth
line engraving, 1750
NPG D34496

D20312

James Gibbs

by James Macardell, after William Hogarth
mezzotint and line engraving, circa 1750-1775
NPG D20312

D2432

James Gibbs

by James Macardell, after John Michael Williams
mezzotint, (circa 1752)
NPG D2432

D19121

James Gibbs

by James Macardell, after John Michael Williams
mezzotint, (circa 1752)
NPG D19121