The People of Gibraltar
1832 - John Frederick Lewis

Born in 1804, Lewis was a celebrated English painter best known for his Oriental and Mediterranean scenes.


John Frederick Lewis ( Sir William Boxall )

He lived in Spain from 1832 to 1843 and must have visited Gibraltar during this period as he is known to have produced several pictures of the Rock and its people. Here are the few I have been able to trace.


Jewish Woman of Gibraltar in Fiesta Dress


Jewish Woman of Gibraltar ( Same model as for the above )


For unknown reasons Lewis did this particular sketch twice. The one on the right sold recently for £16 000


Jewish Woman of Gibraltar


Felucca off Gibraltar


Felucca off Gibraltar


Jewish Woman of Gibraltar


Smugglers from Gibraltar travelling to Gaucin


Contrabandistas


José María 'el Tempranillo' - Well-known Smuggler of the Campo de Gibraltar ( see LINK