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George Stubbs, 1724–1806

Fowl, Lateral View with Most Feathers Removed (Finished Study for Table X)

Additional Title(s):

Fowl, Lateral View, Study for Table X of 'A Comparative Anatomical Exposition…'

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Comparative Anatomical Exposition of the Structure of the Human Body with that of a Tiger and a Common Fowl

between 1795 and 1806
Materials & Techniques:
Graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper, with a strip of same wove paper joined to bottom edge
Sheet: 22 1/4 x 16 inches (56.5 x 40.6 cm)

"1794 J Taylor" on primary support

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anatomical study | anatomy | bird | feathers | figure study | Fowls | side
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IIIF Manifest:

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum (Yale Center for British Art, 2019-02-14 - 2019-05-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Fearful of Symmetry: The Art of George Stubbs, painter of the Enlightenment (Hall & Knight Ltd., 2000-01-20 - 2000-02-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

George Stubbs in the Collection of Paul Mellon: a Memorial Exhibition (Yale Center for British Art, 1999-04-30 - 1999-09-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

George Stubbs (1724-1806) Tate Gallery (Yale Center for British Art, 1985-02-13 - 1985-04-07) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

George Stubbs (1724-1806) Tate Gallery (Tate Britain, 1984-10-17 - 1985-01-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Judy Egerton, George Stubbs, 1724-1806, [exhibition] Tate Gallery. , Tate Publishing, London, 1984, pp. 211-2, no. 162, NJ18 St915 E43 (YCBA) + [YCBA]

Ozias Humphry, A memoir of George Stubbs, London, 2005, p.69, V2961 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Patrick Noon, A Princely Amateur, Paul Mellon and his Collection of British Drawings , Master Drawings, vol. 38, no. 3, Master Drawings Association, Inc., Fall, 2000, pp. 339-40, fig. 1, NC1 M37 (YCBA) Another copy available as item VF 2329 [YCBA]

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