John Gibson RA (1790 - 1866)
RA Collection: Art
Gibson based Narcissus's pose on a boy he spotted sitting at the edge of a fountain in the Pincio. True to his neo-classical principles he translated modern-life experiences into a classical ideal.
1080 mm x 710 mm x 480 mm, Weight: 300 kg
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