Support (PTG): 40 1/4 x 50 1/2 inches (102.2 x 128.3 cm), Label on verso, upper left: “Pitt & Scott Ltd | London | [handwritten] Wildenstein | [typed] B O [handwritten] 6879 | 02”, Signed and dated, lower right: "Geo : Stubbs pinxit | 1770"
Accession number: B1976.7.88
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Support (PTG): 40 1/4 x 50 1/2 inches (102.2 x 128.3 cm)
Inscriptions: Label on verso, upper left: “Pitt & Scott Ltd | London | [handwritten] Wildenstein | [typed] B O [handwritten] 6879 | 02”|Signed and dated, lower right: "Geo : Stubbs pinxit | 1770"
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Collection: Paintings and Sculpture