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The Brick House

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Description: Paul Mellon’s Legacy: A Passion for British Art
George Stubbs painted his beautiful picture of the Zebra (fig. 1) shortly after the animal’s arrival in England. It travelled from the Cape of Good Hope aboard H.M.S. Terpsichore in 1762, and was duly presented to Queen Charlotte. This exotic specimen was installed in the Royal Menagerie, where it was to be found ‘feeding in a paddock near her...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
Related print edition pages: pp.1-11
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00232.001

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