George Stubbs at the Frick.

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Feb. 21 2007 7:25 AM

The Genius of George Stubbs

He had much more than horse sense.

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Christopher Benfey is Mellon professor of English at Mount Holyoke. His latest book, A Summer of Hummingbirds, about writers and artists in Gilded Age America, has just been published by the Penguin Press.

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