Jean Richard Goubié (French, 1842-1899)

Jean Richard Goubié was born in Paris in 1842, he was a pupil of the great French academic master Jean-Leon Gerome. He exhibited at the Paris Salon between 1869 and 1893 an earned a third class medal in 1874. The main subjects of Jean-Richard Goubie’s paintings were animals - especially horses, which he portrayed with careful observation, anatomical accuracy and with obvious delight. Goubié painted a number of highly successful society pictures showing men and women out hunting or simply enjoying a ride in the countryside. His paintings were widely appreciated and collected in America during is lifetime.