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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, 1800-1873, based on a work of 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

Henry Sacheverell, by Andrew Johnston, published by  Philip Overton, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D31483

Henry Sacheverell

by Andrew Johnston, published by Philip Overton, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, (in or before 1710)
NPG D31483

Henry Sacheverell, by Andrew Johnston, published by  Philip Overton, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D39980

Henry Sacheverell

by Andrew Johnston, published by Philip Overton, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, (in or before 1710)
NPG D39980

Henry Sacheverell, by Andrew Johnston, published by  Philip Overton, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D4125

Henry Sacheverell

by Andrew Johnston, published by Philip Overton, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, (in or before 1710)
NPG D4125

Henry Sacheverell, by and published by Pieter Schenck, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D4126

Henry Sacheverell

by and published by Pieter Schenck, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, published 1710 (in or before 1710)
NPG D4126

Henry Sacheverell, by Andrew Johnston, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D5868

Henry Sacheverell

by Andrew Johnston, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, 1710 (in or before 1710)
NPG D5868

William Wake, by George White, sold by  Samuel Sympson, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D37975

William Wake

by George White, sold by Samuel Sympson, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, (1715-1720)
NPG D37975

William Wake, by George White, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D4582

William Wake

by George White, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, (1715-1720)
NPG D4582

Edward Russell, Earl of Orford, by George Vertue, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D19171

Edward Russell, Earl of Orford

by George Vertue, after Thomas Gibson
line engraving, 1716
NPG D19171

Edward Russell, Earl of Orford, by George Vertue, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D16541

Edward Russell, Earl of Orford

by George Vertue, after Thomas Gibson
line engraving, 1716
NPG D16541

John Flamsteed, by John Simon, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D1965

John Flamsteed

by John Simon, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, 1719 or after (1712)
NPG D1965

Nicholas Haddock, by John Faber Jr, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D2552

Nicholas Haddock

by John Faber Jr, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, 1720s-1730s
NPG D2552

James Hodgson, by George White, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D3042

James Hodgson

by George White, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, circa 1720
NPG D3042

John Flamsteed, by George Vertue, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D31486

John Flamsteed

by George Vertue, after Thomas Gibson
line engraving, 1721
NPG D31486

John Flamsteed, by George Vertue, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D33977

John Flamsteed

by George Vertue, after Thomas Gibson
line engraving, 1721 (1712)
NPG D33977

Robert Molesworth, 1st Viscount Molesworth, by Peter Pelham, sold by  Edward Cooper, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D38852

Robert Molesworth, 1st Viscount Molesworth

by Peter Pelham, sold by Edward Cooper, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, 1721
NPG D38852

John Flamsteed, by George Vertue, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D7653

John Flamsteed

by George Vertue, after Thomas Gibson
line engraving, 1721 (1712)
NPG D7653

Henry Sacheverell, published by Philip Overton, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D20096

Henry Sacheverell

published by Philip Overton, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, published circa 1725-1745 (1710 or before)
NPG D20096

Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, by Gerhard Bockman, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D5420

Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford

by Gerhard Bockman, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, circa 1727-1742
NPG D5420

Samuel Clarke, after Thomas Gibson - NPG D27468

Samuel Clarke

after Thomas Gibson
stipple engraving, mid to late 18th century
NPG D27468

Sir Charles Wager, by John Faber Jr, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D4579

Sir Charles Wager

by John Faber Jr, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, published 1732
NPG D4579

Samuel Clarke, by George Vertue, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D19966

Samuel Clarke

by George Vertue, after Thomas Gibson
line engraving, engraved 1737
NPG D19966

Samuel Clarke, by George Vertue, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D27469

Samuel Clarke

by George Vertue, after Thomas Gibson
line engraving, published 1738
NPG D27469

Samuel Clarke, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Thomas Gibson, published by  John & Paul Knapton - NPG D27471

Samuel Clarke

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Thomas Gibson, published by John & Paul Knapton
line engraving, circa 1740
NPG D27471

Samuel Clarke, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Thomas Gibson, published by  John & Paul Knapton - NPG D33307

Samuel Clarke

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Thomas Gibson, published by John & Paul Knapton
line engraving, circa 1740
NPG D33307

Samuel Clarke, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Thomas Gibson, published by  John & Paul Knapton - NPG D33308

Samuel Clarke

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Thomas Gibson, published by John & Paul Knapton
line engraving, circa 1740
NPG D33308

Henry Barker, by George White, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D598

Henry Barker

by George White, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, after 1740
NPG D598

Henry Barker, by George White, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D627

Henry Barker

by George White, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, after 1740
NPG D627

Henry Barker, by George White, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D628

Henry Barker

by George White, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, after 1740
NPG D628

Henry Barker, by George White, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D629

Henry Barker

by George White, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, after 1740
NPG D629

John Potter, by George Vertue, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D40389

John Potter

by George Vertue, after Thomas Gibson
engraving, 1741 or after
NPG D40389

John Potter, by George Vertue, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D14171

John Potter

by George Vertue, after Thomas Gibson
engraving, 1741 or after
NPG D14171

George Vertue, by George Vertue, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D18895

George Vertue

by George Vertue, after Thomas Gibson
engraving, 1750 (1715)
NPG D18895

Samuel Clarke, after Thomas Gibson - NPG D27470

Samuel Clarke

after Thomas Gibson
stipple engraving, published 1785
NPG D27470

Sir Charles Wager, by and published by Edward Harding, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D27534

Sir Charles Wager

by and published by Edward Harding, after Thomas Gibson
stipple engraving, published 1800
NPG D27534

Sir Charles Wager, by John George Landseer, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D10699

Sir Charles Wager

by John George Landseer, after Thomas Gibson
line engraving, published 1805
NPG D10699

John Flamsteed, by George Dawe, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D1966

John Flamsteed

by George Dawe, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, published 1805
NPG D1966

John Flamsteed, by George Dawe, after  Thomas Gibson - NPG D1967

John Flamsteed

by George Dawe, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, published 1805
NPG D1967

Henrietta Howard (née Hobart), Countess of Suffolk, by Edward Scriven, after a painting attributed to  Thomas Gibson - NPG D40900

Henrietta Howard (née Hobart), Countess of Suffolk

by Edward Scriven, after a painting attributed to Thomas Gibson
stipple engraving, published 1824 (circa 1715-1725)
NPG D40900

Henrietta Howard (née Hobart), Countess of Suffolk, by Edward Scriven, after a painting attributed to  Thomas Gibson - NPG D6898

Henrietta Howard (née Hobart), Countess of Suffolk

by Edward Scriven, after a painting attributed to Thomas Gibson
stipple engraving, published 1824 (circa 1715-1725)
NPG D6898

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Sir Robert Cotton, 1st Bt

by John Smith, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, 1706
NPG D18957

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