The Embrace ( Robert Gibbings)
Title: The Embrace
Artist: Robert Gibbings
External website: here
Date of Work: 1925 to 1930
Medium: sculpture : stone
Dimensions: 1020mm x 1100mm x 240mm
Caption: The Embrace by Robert Gibbings,1925. Sandstone. This sculpture was inspired by a photograph of girls dancing which appeared in a souvenir programme from a Parisian music hall. Gibbings is best known as a wood engraver and author. At the time that this sculpture was made he owned The Golden Cockerel Press, Berkshire.
Object Number: 1991.13.1
Acknowledgements: Acquired with assistance from The V&A Purchase Grant Fund and Reading Foundation for Art
Copyright: Image : Reading Borough Council / Intellectual : The artist`s estate