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Stubbs, George 1724-1806

Overview
Works: 313 works in 637 publications in 3 languages and 9,102 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Catalogues raisonnés  Atlases  Catalogs  Scientific atlases  Illustrated works  Maps 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Instrumentalist, Other, Honoree, Performer, Recipient, Musician, Correspondent, Designer
Classifications: ND497.S93, 759.2
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The anatomy of the horse by George Stubbs( Book )

31 editions published between 1766 and 2012 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains an anatomical study of the horse including thirty-six large plates depicting the horse in three positions: side, front, and back and describes the layers of muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins, glands, and cartilages
Stubbs & the horse by Malcolm Warner( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George Stubbs (1724-1806) was a versatile genius whose work includes paintings, prints, and detailed anatomical studies. His many images of horses show a classical beauty, expressiveness, and heroism previously reserved for the human figure. This handsome book presents for the first time the wide range of his equine imagery, from refined portraits of racehorses to violent scenes of horses attacked by lions in the wild. Published to coincide with a major traveling exhibition, Stubbs and the Horse celebrates the artist whom many consider to be the greatest painter of horses in the history of art."--Jacket
George Stubbs by Martin Myrone( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George Stubbs (1724-1806) is one of Britain's best-loved painters. His pictures of famous racehorses and their riders and the more dramatic works showing horses and lions in combat are among the most familiar images in British art, prized for their subtlety, naturalism and piercing observation. Once marginalised as merely a humble sporting artist, Stubbs is now recognised as a key figure in British cultural tradition. In this highly original study, Martin Myrone presents a less familiar account of the artist. From his earliest anatomical studies through to his depictions of exotic animals and experiments with the industrialist Josiah Wedgwood, Stubbs is shown to have been dynamicallly engaged with the science, technology and popular culture of his day. He emerges from this new account as an artist more experimental and challenging than is conventionally thought."--Back cover
George Stubbs, anatomist and animal painter by Tate Gallery( Book )

10 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stubbs & Wedgwood : unique alliance between artist and potter by Bruce Tattersall( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His Present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour : drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks, Esq by John Hawkesworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1773 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bestseller in its day, this three-volume work vividly recounts significant voyages made by Britain's leading navigators. A prominent figure in London cultural life, John Hawkesworth (c.1720-73) was commissioned by the Admiralty to compile, from the captains' journals, the official record of voyages which included James Cook's first journey to the South Pacific. Reissued here is the Dublin edition based on the first printing of 1773; a second edition appeared later in the year. Critical opinion was fierce, however, with Hawkesworth accused of impiety, manipulating the original texts and promoting the sexual freedoms of Pacific islanders. Devastated by these attacks, he died the same year. Later taken aboard the Beagle with Darwin, the work still speaks to scholars and students of nautical exploration. Volume 1 includes accounts of voyages by John Byron, Philip Carteret and Samuel Wallis - notably the latter's discovery of Tahiti
George Stubbs : the complete engraved works by C. A Lennox-Boyd( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of George Stubbs by Venetia Morrison( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the painter presents his celebrated horse images and explores his fascination with anatomy and dissection, as well as his erratic relationship with the establishment
The anatomy of the horse : including a particular description of the bones, cartilages, muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins, and glands by George Stubbs( Book )

6 editions published between 1766 and 2005 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Stubbs (1724-1806) was one of the most original artists Britain has produced. He produced the drawings for the famous 'Anatomy of the Horse'. This edition reproduces all Stubbs' etchings & is taken from the 1853 printing, the last to use Stubbs' original plates. It includes a full text of Stubbs' commentary
Fearful symmetry : George Stubbs, painter of the English Enlightenment by Malcolm Cormack( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Stubbs, 1724-1806 by George Stubbs( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and German and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der englische Tiermaler George Stubbs ist der bedeutendste Vertreter der sogenannten 'sporting art', die sich im 18. Jahrhundert zu einem Höhepunkt entwickelte. Pferdezucht, Rennsport und Jagd sind die Themen dieser edlen und beeindruckenden Gemälde. Gezeigt werden Porträts von schönen Rassepferden und ihren Reitern, von Hunden, Jagdszenen und wunderbare Landschaften. Mit subtil ausgewogenen, gelegentlich kühnen Kompositionen erreicht Stubbs eine Klassizität mit Bildinhalten, die dem Leben einer prosperierenden Oberschicht entnommen sind. Exhibition: Neue Pinakothek, München (26.1.2012-6.5.2012).0
Pferde- und Jagdbilder in der englischen Kunst : Studien zu George Stubbs und dem Genre der "sporting art" von 1650-1830 by Gerhard Charles Rump( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in German and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prints of George Stubbs by Basil Taylor( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Stubbs : paintings, ceramics, prints & documents in Merseyside collections : Walker Art Gallery, Lady Lever Art Gallery, Liverpool City Libraries by Walker Art Gallery( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anatomy of the horse : including a particular description of the bones, cartilages, muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins, and glands : in eighteen tables, all done from nature by George Stubbs( Book )

8 editions published between 1766 and 1899 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anatomical works of George Stubbs by George Stubbs( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawings of animals, mainly horses, skeletons
A memoir of George Stubbs by Ozias Humphry( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synergies Between Trade in Environmental Services and Trade in Environmental Goods by Ronald Steenblik( )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synergies entre les échanges de services environnementaux et les échanges de biens environnementaux by Ronald Steenblik( )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Stubbs & the horse
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Stubbs & the horseGeorge StubbsGeorge Stubbs : the complete engraved worksThe art of George StubbsThe anatomy of the horse : including a particular description of the bones, cartilages, muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins, and glandsA memoir of George StubbsGeorge Stubbs, painter : catalogue raisonné
Alternative Names
Corc Stabbs

George Stubbs

George Stubbs artist britanic

George Stubbs artista britànic

George Stubbs artista británico

George Stubbs Brits kunstschilder (1724-1806)

George Stubbs englischer Maler und Wissenschaftler

George Stubbs Péintéir Sasanach

George Stubbs peintre britannique

George Stubbs pittore inglese

George Stubbs, R. A.

George Stubs

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Languages
English (265)

German (9)

French (1)