Anatomy of a Horse Painting

In George Stubbs’s Brood Mares and Foals, which arrived at the Museum in October as a temporary anonymous loan, horses are sympathetically portrayed within the bucolic landscape of the English countryside. The overriding mood is idyllic, as a small coterie of well-bred mares and foals congregate harmoniously in the placid atmosphere of the stud farm. When … Continue reading Anatomy of a Horse Painting