Stubbs' Dogs.The Hounds and Domestic Dogs of the Eighteenth Century as seen through the Paintings of George Stubbs.
Published by Ackermann. 3 Old Bond Street, London, W1.
Book: Quarto. pp.117.Colour illustrated wrapper. Illustrated, containing in colour and in monochrome eighty-eight subjects.
In this fascinating work the authors have recorded the paintings by Stubbs that portray dogs either as individuals or as part of a larger composition. At the same time the history and development of the breeds is given , with details about the paintings themselves and about those for whom they were painted. The catalogue is of particular value in that it lists all known paintings by Stubbs that contain canine studies.
Ex: Collection of Judy Egerton.
[Ref: 28075] £60.00