Francis Blower Gibbes (1815 - 1904)

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Nicknames: "F. B. Gibbes", "F. B. Gibbs"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Gretna, Dumfries and Galloway, UK
Death: Died in Fitzroy, VIC, Australia
Occupation: Artist, Art teacher
Managed by: Karen Irving
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About Francis Blower Gibbes

Australian artist of the 19th century

Gibbes's paintings were watercolours of well-known scenery in Victoria although he also showed views of picturesque places in NSW, New Zealand and Scotland. He was secretary of the Victorian Academy of Arts for 16 years.

http://www.daao.org.au/bio/francis-gibbes

Name Francis Gibbes

Also known as F. B. Gibbes, F. B. Gibbs, Francis Blower Gibbes

Birth date 1815

Birth place Gretna Green, Scotland, UK

Death date 2 March 1904

Death place Fitzroy, Melbourne, Vic.

Burial place St Kilda Cemetery, St Kilda, Melbourne, VIC

Gender Male

Roles Artist (Painter)

Residence

  • c.1880- c.1885 New Zealand
  • 1877- 1904 David Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Vic.
  • 1856- 1904 Melbourne, Vic.
  • c.1840- c.1856 New South Wales
  • c.1815- c.1840 Scotland, UK

Other Occupation Art teacher

Arrival c.1840

Active Period c.1856- c.1888

Languages English

Is Indigenous No

Source The Dictionary of Australian Artists: painters, sketchers, photographers and engravers to 1870

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Francis Gibbes's Timeline

1815
August 31, 1815
Gretna, Dumfries and Galloway, UK
1853
1853
Age 37
1860
1860
Age 44
1904
March 2, 1904
Age 88
Fitzroy, VIC, Australia
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Melbourne, VIC, Australia