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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 45

    After George Stubbs

    Two saddled horses, one ridden by a groom

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    After George Stubbs
    Two saddled horses, one ridden by a groom
    bears inscription 'Geo: Stubbs pinxit/ 1789' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    21 x 29 in. (53.3 x 73.7 cm.)


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    The present work is understood to be a copy after the original found in the 1958 catalog of the F. Ambrose Clark Collection of Sporting Paintings.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    with Ackermann and Son, Ltd., London.
    Dr. Charles H. Strub.
    Gifted to the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens by the above, 1958.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY, ART COLLECTION AND BOTANICAL GARDENS, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ART ACQUISITIONS FUND


    Literature

    J. Egerton, George Stubbs, painter: catalogue raisonné, Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2007, p 506, no. 275, as 'George Stubbs' (with incorrect provenance).


    Exhibited

    Pasadena, Pasadena Art Museum, 1955, no. 34.