Gibbons, Grinling

 (1648–1721) Dutch-born English sculptor and woodcarver.

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  • Gibbons, Grinling — ▪ British sculptor born April 4, 1648, Rotterdam, Neth. died Aug. 3, 1721, London, Eng.       British wood carver known for his decorative woodwork and for much stone ornamentation at Blenheim and Hampton Court palaces and at St. Paul s Cathedral …   Universalium

  • GIBBONS, GRINLING —    a celebrated wood carver, born at Rotterdam, but brought up in England; through the influence of Evelyn he obtained a post in the Board of Works, and his marvellous skill as a wood carver won him the patronage of Charles II., who employed him… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Grinling Gibbons — [Grinling Gibbons] (1648–1721) an English ↑sculptor. He is well known for his realistic decorative wood ↑carvings, some of which can be seen in ↑St Paul s Cathedral in London …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grinling Gibbons — Grinling Gibbons …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gibbons (Begriffsklärung) — Gibbons bezeichnet eine Primatenfamilie, siehe Gibbons. Gibbons ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Beth Gibbons (* 1965), britische Sängerin Billy Gibbons (* 1949), US amerikanischer Musiker Cedric Gibbons (1893–1960), US amerikanischer Art …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gibbons — (spr. ghibb ns), 1) Grinling, engl. Bildhauer, geb. 4. April 1648 in London oder Rotterdam, gest. 3. Aug. 1721 in London, wurde 1671 an den Hof Karls II. berufen und widmete diesem König sowie dessen Nachfolgern Jakob II., Wilhelm III. und Georg… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gibbons — (spr. gibb ns), Grinling, engl. Bildhauer, geb. 1648 zu London oder Rotterdam, gest. 3. Aug. 1721 zu London; Schöpfer des Chorgestühls in der St. Paulskathedrale zu London und einiger Porträtstatuen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Grinling Gibbons — ➡ Gibbons (I) * * * …   Universalium

  • Grinling Gibbons — [ thumb|right|One of the many bookcase carvings Gibbons made for the Wren Libraryhttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c8/Button redirect.pngRedirect, Cambridge.] Master wood carver Grinling Gibbons (4 April 1648 3 August 1721) was born in… …   Wikipedia

  • Grinling Gibbons — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gibbons. Portrait de Grinling Gibbons par Godfrey Kneller, vers 1690 Grinling Gibbons, né …   Wikipédia en Français

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