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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1027955: 18th Century Portrait Oil Painting Of A Spaniel Dog In A Landscape, Circle Of George Stubbs (1724-1806)
18th century portrait oil painting of a spaniel dog in a landscape circle of george stubbs 17241806 - CATEGORY: ANTIQUE ART - DATED 18TH CENTURY
 

18th Century Portrait Oil Painting Of A Spaniel Dog In A Landscape, Circle Of George Stubbs (1724-1806)

£11,000    $14,072    €12,714
Circle of George Stubbs (1724-1806). English 18th century portrait of a water spaniel standing in a wooded landscape.
 
This charming painting is a wonderful example of the style of English dog painting made popular by artists such as George Stubbs and other sporting artists working in England in the 18th century who painted the dogs and horses of the aristocracy and wealthier classes. It follows in the ancient tradition of celebrating and commemorating our faithful canine companions through portraiture.
 
Oil on canvas in a period giltwood frame
 
Provenance: Private collection, Somerset
 
George Stubbs (1724-1806) was classified in his lifetime as a sporting painter, and as such was excluded from full membership of the Royal Academy. He is best remembered for his paintings of horses and his conversation pieces. Having studied anatomy, Stubbs's pictures of horses are among the most accurate ever painted.
 
Stubbs was born in Liverpool, the son of a leather worker, and he spent his early career in the north, painting portraits and developing his interest in anatomy. In the later 1740s he lived in York and supplied the illustrations for a treatise on midwifery. Following a brief visit to Rome in 1754 he settled in Lincolnshire, where he researched his major publication, 'The Anatomy of the Horse'. In about 1758 he moved to London, which remained his base.
 
Early clients for his sporting and racing paintings included many of the noblemen who founded the Jockey Club. Like Gainsborough, he later painted scenes of peasant life, as well as studies of wild and exotic animals. He also became known as a printmaker and for his paintings in enamel on Wedgwood earthenware plaques.ISHERWOOD FINE ART
Antique Number: SA1027955
Dateline of this antique is 18th Century
Height is 70cm (27.6inches)
Width is 79cm (31.1inches)
Depth is 0cm (0.0inches)
The antique presented on this page [ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1027955] was made in the 18th Century:
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