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Creator:
George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
Title:
The Countess of Coningsby in the Costume of the Charlton Hunt
Date:
ca. 1760
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
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:
B1981.25.620
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
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)
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Noble Exercise - The Sporting Ideal in Eighteenth-Century British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-07-14 - 1982-09-19)

George Stubbs (1724-1806) Tate Gallery (Tate Britain, 1984-10-17 - 1985-01-06)

George Stubbs (1724-1806) Tate Gallery (Yale Center for British Art, 1985-02-13 - 1985-04-07)

George Stubbs in the Collection of Paul Mellon: a Memorial Exhibition (Yale Center for British Art, 1999-04-30 - 1999-09-05)

George Stubbs in the Collection of Paul Mellon: a Memorial Exhibition (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2000-02-14 - 2000-05-15)

The Chronicle of the Horse in Art (National Sporting Library and Museum, 2016-08-26 - 2017-04-26)

Sidesaddle,1690-1935 (National Sporting Library and Museum, 2018-09-07 - 2019-03-24)

Publications:
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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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1084
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