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Creator:
John Gibson, 1790–1866, British, active in Rome, Italy
Title:

Aurora

Date:
between 1843 and 1845
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 20 1/2 x 12 x 7 1/8 inches (52.1 x 30.5 x 18.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed on supporting column on back of bust: "I. GIBSON"

Inscribed on supporting column on back of bust: "OPVS | ROMAE"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.5
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
nude | portrait | woman
Access:
On view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1483
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Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, p. 21, no. 60, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, p. 21, no. 60, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Taste & beauty in three dimensions : Paul Mellon and British sculpture, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Conn., 2002, p. [4], no. 9, V 1426 (YCBA)

Angus Trumble, The Marble Bust, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2004, no. 18, V 1304 (YCBA)


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