|born on||14 April 1648 (greg.) at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )|
|Place||Rotterdam, Netherlands, 51n55, 4e28|
|Timezone||LMT m4e28 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||24°42' 17°11 Asc. 26°17'|
Dutch master sculptor, woodcarver, artist with murals and paneling who left the finest craft of his age on English buildings, cathedrals and palaces. Employed by royalty and most of the nobility of his time, he worked under five monarchs. Gibbons characteristic motifs of flowers, fruit, birds, fish and musical instruments were exquisitely carved and beautifully arranged. He also executed stone ornamentation, marble monuments and a couple of bronze statues.
Died 8/03/1721, London.
Martin Harvey "Nativitas I" quotes Gibbon's letter "about 3:00 to 4:00 in the morning." The date quoted in this entry is "new style" with the old style date of 4/04/1648
- Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Artisan, sculptor, wood carver, statues)
- Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Murals, panels)
- Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
- Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection