William Alfred Gibson
(1866 - 1931)
William Alfred Gibson was active/lived in United Kingdom. William Gibson is known for River view painting and sculpture.
Biography William Alfred Gibson
Alfred Gibson was born in Glasgow in 1866 and educated in the city. He
spent ten years in the Royal Glasgow Queen's Yeomanry and saw service in
the Boer War. After the war he turned to painting, mostly landscapes in
oil, being influenced by the Dutch school and Corot, both in subject
matter and in the subdued tones of silvery greys, greens and browns
which he used.
His favorite subjects were river views in Scotland and
Holland characterized by powerful leaden grey skies and broken
brushwork. Gibson exhibited at the RA, RSA, GI and abroad. He worked in
Scotland, England, Holland and France and his work is represented in
numerous major public collections around the UK including Glasg
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