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Last NameWebber    
Given NameJohn (William)    
alt. NamesJ. W. ; Johann Wäber / Weber ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1751 in London (Oct. 6th 1751, not 1750 / 1752)    
Year died1793    
Place of deathLondon, UK    
Father's occupationsculptor Abraham Webber / Wäber (1xxx-1xxx)    
Relativesbrother    
Educationin Berne, Switzerland: pupil of landscape artist Johann Ludwig Aberli 1767-70 & Jean-Georges Wille at Acad. Royale Paris; London Roy. Acad.    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forCaptain James Cook's 3rd Voyage to the Pacific Ocean (London 1784) ; Thomas Bewick: General History Quadrupeds ; John Webber: Views in the South Seas (1792/1806) ; Jules René Bourguignat (1829-1892) ? ;    
PatronageBritish Admiralty ; Royal Academy, London (1st exhib. 1776) ;     
Collaborators->John Cleveley ; ->John Frederick Miller ; ->James Miller ; ->Francesco Bartolozzi ; ->S. Middiman ; successor to ->W. Hodges ;    
Techniquestopographical, geographical, and ethnological sketching, drawing, miniature painting, etching, aquatint, and oil painting    
Sample(s)http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Datei:John_Webber%27s_oil_painting_%27A_Chief_of_the_Sandwich_Islands%27,_1787.jpg&filetimestamp=20070527090    
Archival sourcesHistorisches Museum Bern; British Museum; Anchorage Museum of History and Art; Bishop Museum Honolulu; Peabody Essex Museum Salem; Yale University Art    
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB 35 1942: 212 ; Dict. Can. Bio. 4 ; Dict. Australian Biogr. ; Dance 1989: 84 ; Pinault 1991: 80 ; Chansigaud 2009: 82 ; A. L. Kaeppler: James Cook & Entdeckung der Südsee 2009: 22, 66ff., 116f., 241, 244ff., 251 & passim ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 # 499 ?;    
otherExpedition artist aboard HMS Resolution: Pacific 1776-80, New Zealand, South Seas, Sandwich Islands, landscape painting; large coll. of paintings in Nat. Maritime Museum, Greenwich; see also http://www.robynbuntin.com/MoreByArtist.asp?ArtistID=175 .    
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