Influenced by Canova and Thorvaldsen.
Nymph Kissing Cupid by John Gibson, 18611863
© National Museum Cardiff
- 152 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £10,000 ( Total: £108,456; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
Female figure in flowwing greek draoery holds the infant cupid in her left arm and lifts him to her lips.
Carved for W.R. Sandbach in 1861-3; Hafodunos House, Denbigh; by descent to Mrs. G.L. Mackeson-Sandbach; Hafodunos Settles Estate; on loan to the National Museum of Wales since 1933.