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  • George Stubbs - Soldiers of the 10th Light Dragoons
  • George Stubbs - Portrait Of Baron De Robeck Riding A Bay Hunter
  • George Stubbs - A Grey Stallion In A Landscape
  • George Stubbs - A Gentleman driving a Lady in a Phaeton
  • George Stubbs - The Pointer
  • George Stubbs - Whistlejacket
  • George Stubbs - A Zebra
  • George Stubbs - Leopards at Play
  • George Stubbs - Mares and Foals in a Wooded Landscape
  • George Stubbs - Yeguas y potros en un paisaje
  • George Stubbs - Mares and Foals in a Landscape
  • George Stubbs - Viscount Gormanston's White Dog
  • George Stubbs - A Black Water Spaniel
  • George Stubbs - A red and white dog, in a landscape, a fortified tower and an estuary beyond
  • George Stubbs - Two Bay Mares And A Grey Pony In A Landscape
  • George Stubbs - William Anderson with Two Saddle­horses
  • George Stubbs - A Bay Hunter With Two Spaniels
  • George Stubbs - A bay hunter galloping in a mountainous landscape
  • George Stubbs - Portrait of a Young Gentleman Out Shooting
  • George Stubbs - Horse in the Shade of a Wood
  • George Stubbs - The Melbourne and the Milbanke Families
  • George Stubbs - A Grey Hunter with a Groom and a Greyhound at Creswell Crags
  • George Stubbs - Horse Frightened by a Lion 1
  • George Stubbs - The Grosvenor Hunt
  • George Stubbs - The Farmer's Wife and the Raven
  • George Stubbs - A Horse Frightened by a Lion
  • George Stubbs - A Couple of Foxhounds
  • George Stubbs - Otho, with John Larkin up
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George Stubbs (25 August 1724 – 10 July 1806) was an English painter, best known for his paintings of horses.

Stubbs was born in Liverpool, the son of a currier and leather merchant. Information on his life up to age thirty-five is sparse, relying almost entirely on notes made by fellow artist Ozias Humphry towards the end of Stubbs's life. Stubbs worked at his father's trade until he was 15 or 16, and after his father's death in 1741 was briefly apprenticed to a Lancashire painter and engraver named Hamlet Winstanley. He soon left as he objected to the work of copying to which he was set. Thereafter as an artist he was self-taught. In the 1740s he worked as a portrait painter in the North of England and from about 1745 to 1751 he studied human anatomy at York County Hospital. He had had a passion for anatomy from his childhood, and one of his earliest surviving works is a set of illustrations for a textbook on midwifery which was published in 1751.

In 1754 Stubbs visited Italy. Forty years later he told Ozias Humphry that his motive for going to Italy was, "to convince himself that nature was and is always superior to art whether Greek or Roman, and having renewed this conviction he immediately resolved upon returning home". In 1756 he rented a farmhouse in the village of Horkstow, Lincolnshire, and spent 18 months dissecting horses, assisted by his common-law wife, Mary Spencer. He moved to London in about 1759 and in 1766 published The anatomy of the Horse. The original drawings are now in the collection of the Royal Academy.

Even before his book was published, Stubbs's drawings were seen by leading aristocratic patrons, who recognised that his work was more accurate than that of earlier horse painters such as James Seymour, Peter Tillemans and John Wootton. In 1759 the 3rd Duke of Richmond commissioned three large pictures from him, and his career was soon secure. By 1763 he had produced works for several more dukes and other lords and was able to buy a house in Marylebone, a fashionable part of London, where he lived for the rest of his life.
His most famous work is probably Whistlejacket, a painting of a prancing horse commissioned by the 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, which is now in the National Gallery in London. This and two other paintings carried out for Rockingham break with convention in having plain backgrounds. Throughout the 1760s he produced a wide range of individual and group portraits of horses, sometimes accompanied by hounds. He often painted horses with their grooms, whom he always painted as individuals. Meanwhile he also continued to accept commissions for portraits of people, including some group portraits. From 1761 to 1776 he exhibited at the Society of Artists, but in 1775 he switched his allegiance to the recently founded but already more prestigious Royal Academy.

Stubbs also painted more exotic animals including lions, tigers, giraffes, monkeys, and rhinoceroses, which he was able to observe in private menageries. He became preoccupied with the theme of a wild horse threatened by a lion and produced several variations on this theme. These and other works became well known at the time through engravings of Stubbs's work, which appeared in increasing numbers in the 1770s and 1780s.

Stubbs also painted historical pictures, but these are much less well regarded. From the late 1760s he produced some work on enamel. In the 1770s Josiah Wedgwood developed a new and larger type of enamel panel at Stubbs's request. Stubbs hoped to achieve commercial success with his paintings in enamel, but the venture left him in debt. Also in the 1770s he painted single portraits of dogs for the first time, while also receiving an increasing number of commissions to paint hunts with their packs of hounds. He remained active into his old age. In the 1780s he produced a pastoral series called Haymakers and Reapers, and in the early 1790s he enjoyed the patronage of the Prince of Wales, whom he painted on horseback in 1791. His last project, begun in 1795, was A comparative anatomical exposition of the structure of the human body with that of a tiger and a common fowl, fifteen engravings from which appeared between 1804 and 1806. The project was left unfinished upon Stubbs's death at the age of 81 on 10 July 1806, in London.

Stubbs's son George Townly Stubbs was an engraver and printmaker.

The record price for a Stubbs painting was set by the sale at auction of Gimcrack on Newmarket Heath, with a Trainer, a Stable-Lad, and a Jockey (1765) at Christie's International in London on July 5, 2011 for $36 million (22.4 million pounds). It was sold by the U.K.-based Woolavington Collection of sporting art; the buyer was unidentified.
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George Stubbs (25 Août 1724 à 1710 Juillet 1806) était un peintre anglais, surtout connu pour ses peintures de chevaux. Stubbs est né à Liverpool, le fils d'un marchand corroyeur et le cuir. Information sur sa vie jusqu'à l'âge de 35 est clairsemée, en s'appuyant presque exclusivement sur les notes prises par l'artiste Ozias Humphry compatriotes ve...
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George Stubbs (25 August 1724 - 10. Juli 1806) war ein englischer Maler, bekannt für seine Gemälde von Pferden bekannt. Stubbs wurde in Liverpool, der Sohn eines Gerbers und Leder Kaufmanns geboren. Informationen über sein Leben bis zum Alter von 35 ist spärlich, vertrauen fast ausschließlich auf Notizen, die von Künstlerkollegen Ozias Humphry gege...
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George Stubbs (25 agosto 1724 - 10 luglio 1806) è stato un pittore inglese, meglio conosciuto per i suoi dipinti di cavalli. Stubbs è nato a Liverpool, il figlio di un mercante corriere e pelle. Le informazioni sulla sua vita fino all'età di 35 è scarsa, basandosi quasi esclusivamente sulle note fatte da Humphry collega Ozias artista verso la fine ...
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George Stubbs (25 agosto 1724-10 julio 1806) fue un pintor Inglés, mejor conocido por sus pinturas de caballos. Stubbs nació en Liverpool, el hijo de un comerciante curtidor de cuero. La información sobre su vida hasta la edad de treinta y cinco es escasa, basándose casi exclusivamente en las notas tomadas por el artista compatriota Humphry Ozías h...
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George Stubbs (25 de agosto de 1724 - 10 Julho 1806) foi um pintor Inglês, mais conhecido por suas pinturas de cavalos. Stubbs nasceu em Liverpool, filho de um comerciante currier e couro. Informações sobre sua vida até a idade de 35 é escassa, baseando-se quase inteiramente em anotações feitas pelo colega Ozias Humphry artista no final da vida Stu...
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Джордж Стаббс (25 августа 1724 - 10 июля 1806), английский художник, известный своими картинами лошадей. Стаббс родился в Ливерпуле, в семье купца курьером и кожи. Информация о его жизни до возрасте тридцати пяти лет является редким, опираясь почти исключительно на записи, сделанные со стороны других Хамфри художник Озии к концу жизни в Стаббс. Ста...
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乔治· 斯塔布斯(1724年8月25日 - 1806年7月10)是英国画家,为他的画马而闻名。 拔出生在利物浦,一个宿舍楼里和皮革商人的儿子。对他的生活信息年龄三十五个是稀疏的,几乎完全依靠由资深艺术家Ozias汉弗莱对拔的生命结束的票据。拔在他父亲的贸易工作,直到他15或16,在1741年后,他的父亲的死亡是短暂的学徒命名为“哈姆雷特”温斯坦利兰开夏画家和雕刻。他很快就离开了,因为他反对复制到他的工作。此后,作为一个艺术家,他是自学成才的。在1740年代,他曾在英格兰北部的肖像画家,并从1745年到1751年,他就读于纽约县医院人体解剖。他曾经有过激情的解剖,从他的童年和他幸存的最早的作品之一,是对助产这是在1751年出版的教科书的插图集。 在1754年拔访问意大利。 40年后...
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ジョージ· スタッブス(1724年8月25日 - 1806年7月10日)は、最高の馬の彼の絵画で知られる、英国人画家であった。 スタッブスはリバプール、カリアーと革の商人の息子に生まれた。最高年齢が三十五年に彼の人生に関する情報は、スタッブスの人生の終わりに向かってハンフリー仲間アーティストウジヤ製ノートをほぼ完全に依存して、まばらである。スタッブスは、彼が15または16歳まで父親の貿易で働いていた、と17​​41年に彼の父の死の後に簡単にハムレットウィンスタンリーという名前のランカシャー州の画家、彫刻家に弟子入りしました。彼が設定されているようにコピーの仕事に反対したとして、彼はすぐに去った。その後アーティストとして、彼は独学でした。 1740年に彼は、北イングランドの肖像画家...
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