William Menzies Gibb (1859-1931) William Menzies Gibb, son of artist John Gibb, was born in Scotland. He arrived in Canterbury with his parents in 1876, before leaving for Melbourne to study at the National Gallery of Victoria School.
Working in his studio and plein air he painted in a traditional style the landscapes of the Canterbury region. He is noted for his better works which capture the atmosphere and climate of that region.
He was one of the most notable landscape painters of New Zealand.