Whistlejacket by George Stubbs

Whistlejacket by George Stubbs, 1762

Original Size: 104 x 115"

Whistlejacket was foaled in 1749. His most famous victory was in a race over four miles for 2000 guineas at York in August 1759. Stubbs's large picture was painted in about 1762 for the 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, Whistlejacket's owner and a great patron of Stubbs.

The original intention was to commission an equestrian portrait of George III, according to some writers of the period, but it is more likely that Stubbs always intended to show the horse alone rearing up against a neutral background.

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30 x 40" £560 - £670 91% match
36 x 48" £710 - £850 91% match

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More paintings by George Stubbs:

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