About this Piece
An interpretation of Horse in the Shade of a Wood by George Stubbs, the original circa 1780.
The painting shows a grey stallion in a landscape and would have been commissioned by a patron as a portrait of his horse, although the names of the animal and its owner are now unknown. Stubbs's earlier works usually depicted horses with a groom, jockey or owner, whereas his paintings of the 1780s and 1790s often showed a single animal in a landscape.
A specially commissioned reproduction oil painting on canvas by artist Liu Yingjie. For more information about Yingjie please see the additional information section below.
Our artist Liu Yingjie was born in Quanzhou, Fujian Province of China in 1971. Yingjie had a particular fondness for painting throughout his childhood. After studying at the Fujian Academy of Fine Arts, Liu regularly participated in National and Provincial art exhibitions winning several awards with his paintings being purchased by Western collectors.
Yingjie has been involved as an artist for more than 20 years and is regarded as a master of colouration, tone and technique. In 1997 his creative painting Homeward was entered into the famous Return Of Hong Kong Youth Oil Painting Exhibition. In 2004 a creative oil painting named Village of Love won an award at the Fujian Art Exhibition. In 2008 Dream Home achieved an award of excellence at the Art Exhibition of National Art and Yingjie also joined the Shenzhen Art Association. In 2009 Yingie became a member of the Beijing Fengtai Fine Art Association and he is now a standing member of the Chinese Fine Arts Association.
Brights of Nettlebed are associated with an art studio of several extremely talented artists, each having their own individual achievements.
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All Gallery oil paintings are painted by hand, either after important paintings in galleries and auctions, or commissioned by us based on a photograph or theme. Each painting has details of its provenance along with the artist’s credentials.
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