Artist Birthdays – August 25: GEORGE STUBBS

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GEORGE STUBBS (August 25, 1724 – July 10, 1806)

  • Nationality: English
  • Field: Painting
  • Art Movement: Romanticism
  • ARTiFact: Known for precise draughtsman-like skill in portraiture and great anatomical knowledge, in 1766 he wrote the widely acclaimed treatise The Anatomy of the Horse.
  • Important Artwork (shown below): Whistlejacket (detail), 1762

George Stubbs. Whistlejacket. 1762.

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