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George Stubbs

English painter

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Stubbs was a popular painter of horses and dogs who enjoyed many commissions in London throughout the second half of the 18th century. He was elected R.A. in 1781, but this title was removed as he declined to submit a diploma picture.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500032263.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to George Stubbs:

George Stubbs Horse Frightened by a Lion, 1777 Etching and engraving on laid paper
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