Thursday, August 13, 2009

George Stubbs Painting and the Yale Center for British Art

I was lucky to visit the Yale Center for British Art
last week where several George Stubbs paintings reside.
I was interested in Stubbs painting Turf, with Jockey Up, at Newmarket. (This is just a small detail )
The painting is larger than I had imagined 38" x 49".
Stubbs was known for his masterful depiction of horses
but the posture and the face of the jockey is
just as intriguing to me. So full of character, wistful and