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Among our favourites is this design featuring George Stubb's famous Whistlejacket horse, set against a lime green background with charcoal velvet piping and backed with a linen weave. We have a unique licence with the National Gallery in London to enable us to reproduce some of the most famous paintings in the world on our cushions in these fun, Pop Art colours. Cushion pad included.
|Product Height:||35 (cm)|
|Product Width:||55 (cm)|
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In its entirety, Whistlejacket is of huge proportion and the charismatic expression and detailing of the horse makes it such an arresting piece. It was painted for the 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, Whistlejacket's owner and Stubbs' patron, and there is a myth that Stubbs originally intended to depict the nobleman astride the horse in a powerful battle pose. This idea, that the painting is unfinished, is enhanced by its lack of background which you could argue has worked in its favour: not only to highlight the majesty of the horse further, but it has also allowed us to install vivid block colour backgrounds to these cushions for a fun, contemporary twist.