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STUBBS, George (1724 - 1806), Painter, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
STUBBS, George (1724 - 1806), Painter, engraver, illustrator

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British, 18th century, male.

Born 24 August 1724, in Liverpool; died 10 July 1806, in London.

Painter, engraver, illustrator. Portraits, animals, equestrian subjects, hunting scenes, anatomical subjects, landscapes with figures.

George Stubbs is best known for his portraits of horses and dogs, but he also painted human portraits, conversation pieces and imaginative subjects with animals. He was largely self-taught in painting but studied anatomy

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