Antony Gibbs (1841-1907)
John Henry Lorimer (Edinburgh 1856 – Edinburgh 1936)
Oil painting on canvas, Antony Gibbs (1841-1907) by John Henry Lorimer (Edinburgh 1856 – Edinburgh 1936), signed and dated: 1879. A three-quarter-length portrait of Antony Gibbs of Tyntesfield, in a black coat and trousers, holding a shotgun, with a black labrador beside him.
Painted by the artist at the age of 23 in 1879; 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 Collectiom (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Recto: The stamp of Barnard and Son, London. Central metal plaque at bottom edge of frame with black lettering 'ANTONY GIBBS OF TYNTESFIELD/ BORN 1841 DIED 1907 / BY J. LORIMER 1879'.
Makers and roles
John Henry Lorimer (Edinburgh 1856 – Edinburgh 1936), artist