George Stubbs art links 


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George Stubbs: Horse Attacked by a Lion, ca.1762
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George Stubbs

[English Romantic Painter, 1724-1806]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Horses.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
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Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Head and paws of a lion

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
3 works by or related to the artist

Denver Art Museum / Berger Collection, Colorado
A Saddled Bay Hunter, 1786

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
5 works online

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Lord Grosvenor's Arabian Stallion with a Groom

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
A lion attacking a horse

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Overview page with 5 works online

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Self-Portrait, 1781

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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2 works by George Stubbs online

Tate Gallery, London, UK

George Stubbs at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
7 works

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Horse Devoured by a Lion (Tate Britain, London)

Notable SiteGeorge Stubbs at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGeorge Stubbs in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Boston College Fine Arts Department

George Stubbs at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteGeorge Stubbs Page

The Horse in Art

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on George Stubbs  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Apollo Magazine
Article about a self-portrait on copper by George Stubbs

Arcadian Galleries
Biography of the artist

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Whistlejacket, 1762

The New York Observer
"Horse and Dog Portraits From a British Eccentric", article by Hilton Kramer

Time Magazine
"A Vision of Four-Legged Order: The unsurpassed animal paintings of George Stubb", 1984 article by Robert Hughes

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Stubbs: Zebra

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George Stubbs: Cheetah And Stag With Two Indians
Cheetah And Stag With Two Indians

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George Stubbs: Whistlejacket

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George Stubbs: Bay Horse and White Dog
Bay Horse and White Dog

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George Stubbs: Grey Stallion with Mares and Foals
Grey Stallion with Mares and Foals

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