Joseph Gibbs (artist)



Joseph Gibbs was a portrait painter who worked in the area around
Smethwick Smethwick () is an industrial town in Sandwell, West Midlands, England. It lies west of Birmingham city centre. Historically it was in Staffordshire. In 2019, the ward of Smethwick had an estimated population of 15,246, while the wider b ...
, then South Staffordshire (now part of the West Midlands county), England, during the period 1852 to 1907. He exhibited at some
Royal Birmingham Society of Artists The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists or RBSA is an art society, based in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham, England, where it owns and operates an art gallery, the RBSA Gallery, on Brook Street, just off St Paul's Square. It is both a r ...
events. Six of his works (five portraits and a pastoral scene showing two children crossing a river) are in the collection of Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery: * Mary Ann Richards (painted 1891) * Muriel Dorothy Windle (1898) * Sir James Timmins Chance (1902) * Alderman George Bowden, Mayor of Smethwick (1904) * ''Stepping Stones (The Nearest Way Home)'' (1907) * Frederick Talbot, Headmaster of Chance's School, Smethwick


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* {{DEFAULTSORT:Gibbs, Joseph English portrait painters 19th-century births 20th-century deaths Year of birth unknown Year of death unknown People from Smethwick