KIMBERLEY, EDWARD

(d. 1783)

Sculptor

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

A "stone-cutter" working in Dublin in the latter half of the eighteenth century. He resided in James' Street and died in 1783. He had two sons, EDWARD and JOHN KIMBERLEY, who followed their father's calling. A third EDWARD KIMBERLEY entered the Dublin Society's School in 1822 and obtained prizes, including one in 1825 for a "Group of Boys in alto-relievo," and exhibited a "Bust of Himself" in the Royal Hibernian Academy in 1829. An F. C. KIMBERLEY, who resided at Blackrock, exhibited a "Bust of John Comerford" in the Royal Hibernian Academy in 1829.

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