John Gilbert - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  John Gilbert

Place: Surrey

Born: 1817

Death: 1897

Nationality: United Kingdom


Sir John Gilbert RA (21 July 1817 – 5 October 1897) was an English artist, illustrator and engraver. Gilbert was born in Blackheath, Surrey, and taught himself to paint. His only formal instruction was from George Lance. Skilled in several media, Gilbert gained the nickname, "the Scott of painting". He was best known for the illustrations and woodc...

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