Artist Joseph Shepherd Wyon (British, 1836–1873)
Object Place: London, Great Britain
Diameter and weight: 55 mm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal of John Gibson (1790-1866), commissioned by Art Union of London.
Obverse: Bust of John Gibson looking to proper right; signed under bust and inscribed at above and below.
Reverse: Sculpture of nude male holding dog by its collar with his right hand; signed at proper left and inscribed at proper right and below.
Obverse: Inscribed at above "JOHN GIBSON R.A.", under bust "J.S.WYON SC", and below "1789-1866".
Reverse: Inscribed at proper right "J.GIBSON R.A.", under bust "J.S. WYON SC.", and below "ART UNION OF LONDON/1874".
By 1926, Henry G. Pickering; 1926, gift of Henry G. Pickering to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)
Gift of Henry G. Pickering