Saturday, 25 August 2007

George Stubbs

Having recommended Scope (the site for seeing what happened on this day) I thought I should check out what happened today in history on their site. One of the more amusing things was the statement that George Stubbs was born on 25th August 1724 since the entry reads -

1724 George Stubbs England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)....

Presumably his work looked something like this –

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