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