Gibson the dwarf [art original] / G.V. [monogram].

Creator:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756
Published/Created:
[England]
[between 1720 and 1756?]
Physical Description:
1 drawing : pencil on laid paper ; 26 x 19.8 cm, mounted on sheet 28.5 x 21 cm
Notes:
George Vertue, English artist, 1684-1756.
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans at the Strawberry Hill sale, viii.122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from Drake, December 1949.
Title inscribed, in ink on mount, in Horace Walpole's hand: Gibson the Dwarf.
Title inscribed in pencil on mount in lower right: not engr.
Inscription in pencil, lower right of image: G.V.
Not in Manuscript Catalogue of 1763, but recorded in the Description of SH, 1774, among the rare books of prints and drawings in the library.
Abstract:
Drawing of Richard Gibson, called Dwarf Gibson, in doublet, holding a bow in his left hand and arrows on his right.
Topics:
Artists -- British
Dwarfs
Gibson, Richard, 1605/1615?-1690
Walpole, Horace, 1727-1797
Language:
English
Genre:
Graphite drawings -- British -- 18th century
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Folio 49 3664.6
Orbis Record:
8082445
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr19068
Citation:
George Vertue, Gibson the Drawf. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16034606
PID:
digcoll:2814228