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George Stubbs


George Stubbs Portrait
Name
George Stubbs
Birth Year
1724
Death Year
1806
Country
UK
Movement
Romanticism

George Stubbs Biography

George Stubbs belongs to the artists whose names are re-discovered in the 20th century. At his time he was known only to a narrow circle of aristocratic sportsmen and horse lovers, for his contemporaries he was a mere horse-painter. A broadened critical view of the 20th century revealed the full extent of his achievement, his innovations and exceptional originality and power. His works are still mostly, with some exceptions, in private collections in the houses for which they were executed. This, of course, restricts the number of his admirers. But his reassessment has lifted him to the level of the greatest of his time.


George Stubbs 39 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

George Stubbs Bibliography

Stubbs & the Horse by Malcolm Warner, Robin Blake, Lance Mayer, Gay Myers. Kimbell Art Museum, 2004.

The Art of George Stubbs by Venetia Morrison. Wellfleet Press, 1990.

George Stubbs by Martin Myrone. Tate, 2003.

George Stubbs and the Wide Creation: Animals, people and places in the life of George Stubbs, 1724-1806 by Robin Blake. Chatto & Windus, 2005.

Memoir of George Stubbs by Ozias Humphry, Joseph Mayer. Pallas Athene, 2005.

George Stubbs: The Complete Engraved Works by Christopher Lennox-Boyd, Rob Dixon, Tim Clayton. Philip Wilson Publishers, 2004.