George Stubbs Animal Painting - Two Hacks
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George Stubbs
Two Hacks

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George Stubbs (1724-1806) Two Hacks, the property of Henry Ulrick Reay Esq of Burn Hall Co. Durham and their blue- liveried groom in a landscape. Oil painting on panel 21 1⁄2 x 29 inches / 54.6 z 73.7 cm contained in its fine carved and gilded George III giltwood frame Signed lower right George Stubbs pinxit and dated 1789 Provenance: Painted for Henry Ulrick Reay with Ackermann, New York 1938; acquired from the above by Dr. Charles H Strub (1884-1958) by whom bequeathed to The Huntington Library Art Collections, 1958 by whom sold Subject engraved: By George Townly Stubbs as Two Hacks belonging to Henry U Reay and as the companion print to Two Hunters and published by him January 1792 Literature: Judy Egerton, George Stubbs, monograph and catalogue raisonne number 275 (illustrated in colour). Egerton's erroneous provenance conflates the two versions of this composition. E.J.Rousuck, The Ambrose Clark Collection of Sporting Paintings. Privately printed, New York 1958, erroneously stating that the Clark painting is 1789 rather than the correct 1790. Christopher Lennox-Boyd et al.: George Stubbs: the Complete Engraved Works (1989) p.228.

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  • Artist
    George Stubbs (1724-1806, British)
  • Medium
  • Period
  • Dimensions
    H 21.5 in. x W 29.02 in.H 54.6 cm x W 73.7 cm
  • Gallery Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU44634679072
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