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Stubbs ARA, George

A Spaniel

Description

Provenance: William Wildman (d.1784); his sale, Christie's, first day, 19 January 1787 (66, as The Pointer and Spaniel, a pair), bt Middleton £10.10s; by descent to Rev. Frederick Mathews Middleton; bequeathed to his son-in-law Colonel E.F. Hall, by whom bequeathed to his nephew H. Clifford Smih, of Highclere, near Newbury; purchased from H. Clifford Smith by Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd, early in May 1944 and sold later that month to Sir Henry Price, of London and Wakehurst Place, Surrey; his widow Lady Price, by whom presented to the British Sporting Art Trust, 1978. A portrait of a spaniel set in a landscape. One of a number of dog portraits painted by Stubbs during the 1770s. It is thought to have been painted as part of a pair along with the BSAT's Pointer.


About the Artist
Artist Stubbs ARA, George
Title A Spaniel
Date 1772
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 61 x 71 cms
Publications Judy Egerton, George Stubbs, Painted, Catalogue Raisonne, 332-3.
Category Oil on Canvas
Reference 1978.004

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