Self Portrait of Stubbs painted on a Wedgewood plaque.

Only self portrait save a preliminary drawing now at Yale. Moreover, only major portrait of the artist. Previously unknown, first exhibited 1951 as a portrait of Wedgwood but retitled by Basil Taylor. Signed and dated and inscribed as having been painted for his friend 'Richard Thorold of the Inner Temple London 1781.'

Provenance

Richard Thorold; Sir John Astley, 3rd Bt; Mrs Muriel S.Heely.


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