Aurora by John Gibson

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.


Details

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
173 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £90,000)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Hafodunos Estate

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

Provenance

Henry Sandbach and by descent.

Venue details

National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, CARDIFF Cardiff CF10 3NP 029 2039 7951 museum.wales/

Entry details

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