London, Pub.d. Dec.r. 1794, by Mess.rs. Stubbs. Turf Gallery, Conduit Street.
Coloured stipple partly printed in colour. Plate: 250 x 200mm, (9¾ x 8"). Small margins.
A portrait of the racer Sweetbryer, staning in a paddock, facing left. After printmaker and painter George Stubbs (1724 - 1806). Stubbs was a painter of portraits, animal pictures, heroic animal histories and poetical scenes of rural life. In 1758, he began his dissections of horses, which led to his most famous engraved work 'The Anatomy of the Horse' in 1766. ARA 1780, see item ref: 5777.
CLB 'George Stubbs': 113.I.
[Ref: 38832] £1,250.00