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Evelyn Gibbs (1905-1991)

Printmaker, draughtsman, painter and teacher, born in Liverpool, where she studied at the School of Art, 1922-6; at the Royal College of Art, 1926-9; then at British School at Rome, 1929-31. Taught at Goldsmiths College of Art and showed at the RA, NEAC, RE and other major venues. Morley Gallery held a posthumous exhibition in 1994. Gibbs was a fine draughtswoman in the classical tradition and her work is held by the Arts Council, the Tate Gallery, the Ashmolean Museum and other public collections.

Like many of the artists who studied at the British School at Rome - Monnington and Stroudley, for instance - having amply demonstrated a remarkable facility for realism, she latterly moved increasingly towards abstraction.

Selected Literature: Pauline Lucas, Evelyn Gibbs, Artist and Traveller, Five Leaves Publications, 2001.

Artist Evelyn Gibbs: Self Portrait, 1927
Evelyn Gibbs
Self Portrait, 1927  For sale
£290
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The Blind Man,circa 1925
Evelyn Gibbs
The Blind Man,circa 1925  For sale
£920
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The original pen and ink drawing for The Chapel, 1928
Evelyn Gibbs
The original pen and ink drawing for...  For sale 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The Chapel, 1928
Evelyn Gibbs
The Chapel, 1928  For sale 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The Road, 1925
Evelyn Gibbs
The Road, 1925  For sale 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The Graveside, 1928
Evelyn Gibbs
The Graveside, 1928  For sale 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The Departure - Design for an Etching, 1928
Evelyn Gibbs
The Departure - Design for an Etching  Sold 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The Departure, 1928
Evelyn Gibbs
The Departure, 1928  Sold 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The Expulsion, 1929
Evelyn Gibbs
The Expulsion, 1929  Sold 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The Trattoria, 1930
Evelyn Gibbs
The Trattoria, 1930  Sold 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The West Garden, 1931
Evelyn Gibbs
The West Garden, 1931  Sold 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: Before Assisi, 1931
Evelyn Gibbs
Before Assisi, 1931  Sold 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The adoration of the shepherds, 1927
Evelyn Gibbs
The adoration of the shepherds, 1927  Sold 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The Good Samaritan, 1928
Evelyn Gibbs
The Good Samaritan, 1928  Sold 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The Departure, 1928
Evelyn Gibbs
The Departure, 1928  Sold 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The Departure - Design for an Etching, 1928
Evelyn Gibbs
The Departure - Design for an Etching  Sold 
Artist Evelyn Gibbs: The Expulsion, 1929
Evelyn Gibbs
The Expulsion, 1929  Sold