Joseph Gott

( 1785 - 1860 )

Greyhound with Puppies

circa 1825


43 x 55 cm (16 ⁷/₈ x 21 ⁵/₈ inches)

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham, United Kingdom

William Gronow Davis, King John’s House, Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, until 2016
Private collection, United Kingdom
Related Literature
London Metropolitan Archive: Keats House Papers, Severn’s correspondence with his parents and siblings, in S. Brown, Joseph Severn, A Life: The Rewards of Friendship, Oxford, 2009, p.147
T.F. Friedman, ‘Aspects of Nineteenth Century Sculpture in Leeds. I. The Northern Society Exhibitions’, Leeds Arts Calendar, no. 69, 1971, pp. 22–28
T.F. Friedman, ‘Aspects of Nineteeth Century Sculpture in Leeds. II. Patronage of the Benjamin Gott Family’, Leeds Arts Calendar, no. 70, 1972, pp. 18–25
T. Friedman and T. Stevens, Joseph Gott, 1786-1860, Sculptor, exh. cat., Leeds and Liverpool, 1972
H. Honour, ‘Sir Thomas Lawrence and Benjamin Gott’, Leeds Arts Calendar, vol. 7, no. 25, Spring 1954, pp. 13–24
V.M.E. Lovell, ‘Benjamin Gott of Armley House, Leeds, 1762-1840; Patron of the Arts’, Miscellany, vol 18, part 2
A.Wells-Cole, ‘John Flaxman and Benjamin Gott of Armley House, Leeds’, Leeds Arts Calendar, no. 63, 1968, pp. 21–24
Canova Archives, Museo Civico, Bassano. Letter from Sir Thomas Lawrence V.550 / 3601
Transactions of the Society Instituted at London for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce London: 1783-1851, RSA, PR.GE/112/13/11-67, vol 26, 1808, 18
The Athenaeum, 28 January 1860, p.139, in T. Friedman and T. Stevens, Joseph Gott, 1786-1860, Sculptor, exh. cat. (Leeds and Liverpool: 1972), p. 56
Lawrence Papers, Royal Academy of Arts, ‘Thomas Unwins to Sir Thomas Lawrence’, LAW/4/341, p.103

Joseph Gott