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John Gray

Collection: Gray's School of Art Sculpture Collection; Robert Gordon University Heritage Collection
Object Type: Sculpture
Artist/Maker: Smith, Henry Bain
Date: 1886
Media/Materials: Plaster
Dimensions: 53 x 70 x 35 cm


Cast of a bust of John Gray, founder of Gray's School of Art. The original marble bust is held in the RGU collections (ABDRG10704).

A marble bust of the founder of Gray's Schol of Art , held in Aberdeen Art Gallery. It was created by former student of the Aberdeen Mechanics Institution, Henry Bain Smith. This was presented to John Gray by his fellow citizens as a mark of their appreciation of his gift of a School of Art to Aberdeen city.
Object Number: ABDRG10741