A Lion Attacking a Horse Artist: George Stubbs (British, 1724–1806)

1770

European Art

On view, 2nd floor, European Art
Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

unframed: 40 1/4 × 50 1/4 in. (102.2 × 127.6 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of the Yale University Art Gallery Associates

Accession Number

1955.27.1

Culture
Period

18th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Percy Moore Turner Collection; Durlacher Bros., New York (as "Landscape with Lion Attacking Horse").
Bibliography
  • Judy Egerton, George Stubbs, painter: catalogue raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2007), 306–07, no. 121, ill
  • Malcolm Warner et al., Stubbs and the Horse, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2004), 116, 196, no. 61, fig. 109
  • Malcolm Warner et al., Great British paintings from American collections: Holbein to Hockney, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2001),
  • Nicholas H J Hall et al., Fearful symmetry: George Stubbs, painter of the English Enlightenment, exh. cat. (New York: Hall & Knight (USA) Ltd, 2000), 70–73, no. 6, fig. Pl. 6
  • Cynthia E Roman, Carrie Roider, and Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Canaletto to Constable: paintings of town and country from the Yale Center for British Art, exh. cat. (New Haven: Yale Center for British Art, 1998),
  • Yale Center for British Art, Romantic vision: responses to change: November 15, 1995–January 14, 1996, Yale Center for British Art, exh. cat. (New Haven: Yale Center for British Art, 1995),
  • Germain Bazin, Théodore Géricault: étude critique, documents et catalogue raisonné (Paris: Bibliothéque des arts, 1987–97), no. 395A, ill
  • Tate Gallery, Yale Center for British Art, and United Technologies Corporation, George Stubbs, 1724–1806, exh. cat. (London: Salem House, 1984), 99, no. 67, ill
  • Andrew Carnduff Ritchie and Katherine Neilson, Selected Paintings and Sculpture from the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1972), no. 49, ill
  • Constance-Anne Parker, Mr Stubbs the horse painter (London: J.A. Allen, 1971), fig. 80
  • Frederick J Cummings et al., Romantic art in Britain: paintings and drawings, 1760–1860, exh. cat. (Philadelphia: Falcon Press, 1968),
  • Sir Walter Gilbey, Life of George Stubbs, R.A. (London: Vinton & Co., 1898), xii, 10–11, 157, fig. 19
Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

animal art

Signed

lower right: "Geo: Stubbs pinxit 1770"

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