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George Henry Laporte (c. 1799, London (?) - 23 October 1873, London) was an English animal painter. He specialized in horses, mostly of the Arabian variety. His works depict scenes from hunting, racing and other sporting events, as well as animal still-lifes.

His birthplace is generally given as Hanover. This likely involves some confusion resulting from his employment with the King of Hanover, who was a member of the British Royal family, as there appears to be no evidence that his parents were ever there or that he was adopted.

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