Gibson described the inspiration for this work as being a vase which had 'single figure of Aurora, hovering in the air, looking down upon the earth.

' Gibson strongly believed that sculpture should imitate the art of the ancients.


Henry Sandbach and by descent.

National Museum Cardiff

Cathays Park, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 3NP
029 2039 7951

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Tues – Sun & most Bank Holiday Mondays 10am – 5pm (Galleries close 4.45pm) Closed 24 – 26 Dec, 1 Jan

Exhibitions at National Museum Cardiff

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