George Abraham Gibbs of Pytte (1718 - 1794)
Prince Hoare (Bath 1755 – Brighton 1834)
Oil painting on canvas, George Abraham Gibbs of Pytte (1718 - 1794) by Prince Hoare (Bath 1755 – Brighton 1834), 1790. A painted oval half-length portrait, in a brown coat, feigned oval.
Painted for the sitter's son, the Rt Hon. Sir Vicary Gibbs (1751 - 1820) in 1790; given to his sister Sibella (Mary) Gibbs(1759 - 1819), and by descent to George Gibbs, her nephew, and then to his widow, Harriett (1786 - 1865) and then to his brother William (1790 - 1875) and thence by inheritance; purchased by the National Trust from the estate of the late George Richard Lawley Gibbs, 2nd Baron Wraxall (1928 – 2001) with the assistance of the NHMF, Art Fund and donations from members and supporters in 2002
Tyntesfield, The Gibbs Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Recto: Gilt label on centre lower edge of frame, ' GEORGE ABRAHAM GIBBS / BY PRINCE HOARE 1780.'
Makers and roles
Prince Hoare (Bath 1755 – Brighton 1834), artist