Detail from The Canal, Amsterdam, 1889, James McNeill Whistler, The Hunterian, University of Glasgow


Ernest Gambart

Nationality: Belgian
Date of birth: 1814
Date of death: 1902
Category: print dealer


Ernest Gambart was a highly successful art dealer and print publisher, of Belgian origin


Gambart dominated the London art world of the mid-nineteenth century. He was a leading figure in the market for reproductive prints of works by contemporary artists, notably William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais.


Maas, Jeremy, Gambart: Prince of the Victorian art World, London, 1975; Maas, Jeremy, 'Gambart, (Jean Joseph) Ernest (Théodore),' Grove Art Online, Oxford University Press, (accessed May 2004).