• Grinling Gibbons 300th-anniversary exhibition opens next month

    10 days ago - By Cellular news

    Probably the greatest, and certainly the most famous, woodcarver the UK has ever known is the subject of a 300th-anniversary exhibition open for a few weeks next month.
    Hosted at Bonhams on New Bond Street, the exhibition has been organized by the Grinling Gibbons Society and will showcase key works in Gibbons' uniquely exuberant style.
    Gibbons' Baroque style perfectly lent itself to the opulent reign of Charles II, and he was able to secure prestigious commissions in the capital during a period of extensive rebuilding after the Great Fire of London. The exhibition traces his career's...
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