The Horse "Gimcrack" (1760–1777)
Engraved by George Townley Stubbs (1756-1815)
after George Stubbs, A.R.A. (1724–1806)
Republished by Edward Orme
Linen backed, varnished
and mounted on stretcher
Measures: 42 cm x 52.1 cm
Private Collection UK
Lettered beneath the image with the title "Gimcrack" and the publication details "Gearge Stubbs pinxt.", "George Townly Stubbs sculpt. Engraver to his R.H. the Prince of Wales"; "London Republished June 4th 1817 by Edwd. Orme, New Bond Street, corner of Brook Street."
A print which has been given a once typical Regency treatment whereby they were linen backed, varnished and stretched on a canvas stretcher to resemble oil paintings. Although prints were often presented in such a manner it is extremely rare to find those which have survived.
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