Herbert William Gibbs
(1852 - 1940)
Herbert William Gibbs was active/lived in Australia, England. Herbert Gibbs is known for newspaper cartoonist, landscape painting, sculpture, prints.
Biography Herbert William Gibbs
Herbert Gibbs was an English-born landscape painter, cartoonist,
printmaker, sculptor and wood carver who lived most of his adult life
in Australia. He was born in Alverstoke, Southampton, England and
moved to Australia in 1881. He and his wife, Cecilia Rogers,
were both art students in England when they married in 1874 at
Sydenham, Kent. Their
daughter, Cecilia May (1877-1969) was born in England, and she
ultimately became a
well-known painter and cartoonist like her father, who was her teacher
and helped her from age twelve to get her cartoons published.
Herbert Gibbs was the eldest of seven children and received his early education
from his father, William Gibbs, a merchant and private tutor at
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