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George Stubbs, 1724–1806
Tiger Body, Lateral View (Study for an unpublished table; shows a late stage in dissection)
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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 thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 16 x 21 inches (40.6 x 53.3 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, lower left, from bottom to top of sheet: "Paper No. 3"; in graphite, verso, upper left: "[A 15]"

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 | animal | cat (domestic cat) | figure study | Panthera tigris (species) | ribs, groin | side | skeleton | tail (hanging) | tiger | tigers
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IIIF Manifest:

An Introduction to George Stubbs (MK Gallery, 2019-10-11 - 2020-01-26) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

An Introduction to George Stubbs (National Horse Racing Museum, 2019-06-27 - 2019-09-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Critique of Reason : Romantic Art, 1760–1860 (Yale University Art Gallery, 2015-03-06 - 2015-07-26) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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

Fierce Friends - Artists & Animals in the Industrial Era, 1750-1920 (Carnegie Museum of Art, 2006-03-25 - 2006-08-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

George Stubbs, George Stubbs : 'All Done from Nature', London, p. 197, cat. 47.5, NJ18.St915 A12 2019 (LC) Oversize [ORBIS]

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