George Stubbs Works Online
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Original works by George Stubbs available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Many works online
Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Fitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery, London, UK
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Royal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK
Tate Gallery, London, UK
The Royal Collection, London, UK
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
Frick Collection, New York City NEW!
Portrait of Warren Hastings
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
5 works online
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas NEW!
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
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
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
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
9 works online when last checked
D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections
Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(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)
Google Art ProjectMiscellaneous Sites:
Horse Devoured by a Lion (Tate Britain, London)
George Stubbs at The Art Renewal Center
George Stubbs in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Boston College Fine Arts Department
George Stubbs at CGFA
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
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George Stubbs PageArticles and Reference Sites:
The Horse in Art
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on George Stubbs
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RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Article about a self-portrait on copper by George Stubbs
Biography of the artist
The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Whistlejacket, 1762
The New York Observer
"Horse and Dog Portraits From a British Eccentric", article by Hilton Kramer