Today George Stubbs (1724-1806) is known and loved for his anatomically accurate and sensitively realistic portraits of magnificent horses and their supporting cast of dogs and humans. In his own time, the artist’s public image was largely based on his depictions of wild animals in paint and print. Read more.
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