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George Stubbs
(1724 - 1806)

1724 Born 24 August in Liverpool
1739 Apprenticed to Hamlet Winstanley (leaves after a few weeks)
1745 Settles in York
1751 Illustrates a book on midwifery by Dr. John Burton
1754 Travels to Rome
1756 Returns to Liverpool
1756 Son, George Townley Stubbs, is born to his common-law wife, Mary Spencer
1762 Begins exhibiting at the Society of Artists
1764 Settles on Somerset Street in London
1766 The Anatomy of the Horse published
1772 Appointed president of the Society of Artists
1775 Exhibits at the Royal Academy of Arts
1780 Elected an Associate of the Royal Academy
1780 Experiments with enamel painting, works with Josiah Wedgwood
1781 Voted a full Academician
1790s Commissioned by the Prince of Wales - a painting of members of his favoured regiment
1806 Dies in London on 10 July

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