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George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British

The Countess of Coningsby in the Costume of the Charlton Hunt

ca. 1760
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 25 x 29 1/4 inches (63.5 x 74.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animals | banquet hall | bridle | building | costume | countess | dog (animal) | field | forest | gold braid | grasses | hat | hill | horse (animal) | horseback riding | hunting | manor | park (grounds) | portrait | riding (traveling) | riding boots | riding habits | rural | sky | sporting art | whip | woman
Associated Places:
Carne's Seat | England | Europe | Goodwood Park | United Kingdom | West Sussex | Westhampnett
Associated People:
Newton, Margaret, 2nd Countess Coningsby (1709–1761), wife of Sir Michael Newton, 4th Baronet (died 1743)
On view

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 216-217, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, pp. 65-66, no. 66, pl. 24, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Judy Egerton, George Stubbs, painter, catalogue raisonne , Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., London, 2007, p. 138, NJ18 St915 A12 E44 2007 + (YCBA)

Claudia P. Pfeiffer, Chronicle of the Horse in art, National Sporting Library and Museum, Middleburg, Virginia, 2016, pp.2, 3, 50-51.110 [fn 55], pl. 18, N7668.H6 P44 2016 (YCBA)

John Wilmerding, In honor of Paul Mellon, collector and benefactor, Essays , National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC & Hanover, NH, 1986, p. 28, fig. 3, N7442.2 M455 1986 (YCBA)

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