This composition of the white horse frightened by the lion is probably the single most famous image from Stubbs' romantic oeuvre.
Horse frightened by a Lion by George Stubbs, 1788
© Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, University of Glasgow
- Etching with mixed method engraving on white wove paper
- 24 x 33 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,354 ( Total: £5,418)
- Acquired in:
- William Weston Gallery
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.
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