George Stubbs Paintings
Sir Peniston and Lady Lamb, Later Lord and Lady Melbourne, with Lady Lamb's Father, Sir Ralph Milbanke, and Her Brother
Oil on canvas, 97x147 cm
The National Gallery, London
The elegance of Stubbs's work reflects his experience as a painter of the outdoors, as well as his profound knowledge of the anatomy of the horse. The figures in his portraits, though small in scale, are observed with equal care.