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Creator George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
Title Tiger Skeleton, Lateral View (Study for the key figure to Table IV)
Alternate Title(s) A Comparative Anatomical Exposition of the Structure of the Human Body with that of a Tiger and a Common Fowl
Date 1795 to 1806
Medium Pen and iron gall ink, and graphite on thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper laid on cream, moderately thick, moderately textured, wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 15 x 20 1/4 inches (38.1 x 51.4 cm) Mount: 15 1/2 x 20 3/4 inches (39.4 x 52.7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite: anatomical letter and number references; in graphite, verso, upper right, from top to bottom of sheet: "720 | Not numbered | [12]"; in graphite, verso, lower left, from top to bottom of sheet: "720.57"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "D.70 | IR 356/70", "J Whatman 1817" on secondary support
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1980.1.70
Collection Prints and Drawings
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Subject Terms anatomical study | anatomy | animal | cat (domestic cat) | figure study | side | skeleton | tail (hanging) | tiger
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