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A Ranking of George Stubbs’s Greatest Racehorses

The British elite were racing fanatics in the 18th century, and there was no greater honor for a victorious horse than having its portrait painted by George Stubbs.
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George Stubbs Horse Painting Fetches $36 Million at Christie's Old Master Sale in London

Arts : Artdaily

LONDON (REUTERS).- A horse painting by George Stubbs fetched 22.4 million pounds ($35.9 million) at Christie's in London on Tuesday, the third most valuable old master painting to be sold at auction, the company said. "Gimcrack on N...

One of George Stubbs' most celebrated works to lead Sotheby's London Old Master sale

Arts : Artdaily

Tygers at Play, one of George Stubbs? most celebrated works is to lead Sotheby?s London Evening Sale of Old Master and British Paintings on 9 July 2014. Painted circa 1770-75, this masterful depiction of two leopard cubs ranks among...

National Maritime Museum announces appeal to acquire two major works by George Stubbs

Arts : Artdaily

The National Maritime Museum, London announced today (13 August 2013) a £1.5M appeal to acquire two oil paintings, Kongouro from New Holland and Portrait of a Large Dog, by the celebrated British artist George Stubbs (1724?1806). Th...

George Stubbs paintings for the Gallery?

Australia / Canberra : RiotACT

The National Gallery has announced they’re buying two 18th Century George Stubbs paintings: A portrait of the Kongouro (Kangaroo) from New Holland and a companion painting, A portrait of a large Dog from New Holland (Dingo) were pai...

Christie's Backs Stubbs to Join Old Masters Elite, Painting Expected to Fetch $33 Million

Arts : Artdaily

LONDON (REUTERS).- Christie's will offer a George Stubbs horse painting for sale in London on July 5 and expects it to make more than 20 million pounds ($33 million), potentially putting it in the Old Masters auction elite. "Gimcrac...

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