Self-Portrait by George Stubbs

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Joshua J. Mark
by George Stubbs
published on 20 April 2021
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Self-Portrait by English artist George Stubbs (l. 1724-1806 CE). Stubbs was a self-trained, independent artist who is best known for his depictions of horses. His shift to a focus on dogs in his work elevated their status by depicting them as worthy of respect in their own right, not simply as pets or utilitarian "machines" that served people.

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Stubbs, G. (2021, April 20). Self-Portrait by George Stubbs. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13860/self-portrait-by-george-stubbs/

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Stubbs, George. "Self-Portrait by George Stubbs." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 20, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13860/self-portrait-by-george-stubbs/.

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Stubbs, George. "Self-Portrait by George Stubbs." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Apr 2021. Web. 18 Oct 2021.