GIBBONS, GRINLING *#
- Born: 1648 Died: 1721
English sculptor, for biography of whom see Geoffrey Beard, The Work of Grinling Gibbons (1989). Gibbons's works in Ireland - the equestrian statue of William III in College Green,(1) the Southwell monuments in Kinsale Church and the monument to Narcissus Marsh (d. 1713) in St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin,(2) were all executed before 1720 and fall outside the scope of this database.
(1) See Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 7-10(illus.).
(2) See E. McParland, 'A monument by Grinling Gibbons, Irish Arts Review Yearbook 10 (1994), 108-109.