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

Tiger Skeleton, Lateral View (Probably the master study of the skeleton)

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:
Graphite on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper with traces of two platemarks
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 x 19 7/8 inches (36.8 x 50.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite: anatomical letter and number references; in graphite, verso, upper left: "132"; in graphite, verso, upper right, from bottom to top of sheet: "646.57"; in graphite, verso, upper right, from top to bottom of sheet: "132"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "D.72 | IR 356/72"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.1.72
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:19781
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