Robert Gilbert (1833-1921)
Painter. Born in England in 1833. Gilbert worked in San Francisco as a bookkeeper in 1880-85 and after that time as an artist through 1894. Although rare, his works include landscapes, marines, and mining genre. In: Oakland Musuem; Fort Point Museum (SF); Haggin Museum (Stockton).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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