– George Stubbs’ drawings of horses were not only drawn for artistic purposes. When he published The Anatomy of the Horse, scientists all over Europe congratulated him. The book was also well received by members of the Jockey Club.
– Fighting Stallions can add a competitive element to any room. Hang it in a place where you need to inspire and motivate people.
This painting is huge. The size of the artwork was on a scale that is usually reserved for kings.
Whistlejacket is probably Stubbs’ most famous work. The painting is among the top ten most popular paintings in the National Gallery.
Stubbs’ dedication to paint horses accurately is unprecedented. He carried out dissections and experiments on dead horses to better understand the animal’s physiology.