“George Stubbs (25 August 1724 – 10 July 1806) was an English painter, best known for his paintings of horses”. – Wikipedia

Photo: LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 06: Christie's employees stand beside a painting entitled “Gimcrack on Newmarket Heath, with a Trainer, a Stable-Lad, and a Jockey” by George Stubbs on April 6, 2011 in London, England. The painting is expected to sell for in excess of £20M GBP, making it one of the most expensive Old Master paintings ever sold at auction when it goes on sale at the 'Old Masters and British paintings evening sale' at Christie's auction house on July 5, 2011. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
06 Apr 2011 12:20:00