This composition of the white horse frightened by the lion is probably the single most famous image from Stubbs' romantic oeuvre.

Whilst his race horses were certainly his most popular work, Stubbs himself found great personal satisfaction in this image, creating some 17 different versions.


William Weston Gallery.

Hunterian Art Gallery

University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G12 8QQ
0141 330 4221

Opening times

Hunterian Art Gallery Tue–Sat 10am–​5pm, Sun 11am–​4pm. Mackintosh House Guided tours Tue - Fri, 10am - 12.30pm. Self guided from 1pm and at weekends. Last entry 4.15pm (3.15pm Sun).

Exhibitions at Hunterian Art Gallery

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