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Creator:
George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
Title:

Tiger Skeleton, Lateral View (Study for the key figure to Table IV)

Part Of:

Collective Title: 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) and Mount: 15 1/2 x 20 3/4 inches (39.4 x 52.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.1.70
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anatomical study | anatomy | animal | cat (domestic cat) | figure study | side | skeleton | tail (hanging) | tiger | tigers
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19779
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