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

Tiger Body, Lateral View (First of nine drawings of another specimen of tiger)

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 thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper laid down on cream, moderately thick, moderately textured, laid paper; mounted on heavy wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (Wove ): 9 x 10 3/4 inches (22.9 x 27.3 cm), Sheet (Laid): 9 x 13 inches (22.9 x 33 cm), and Mount (Wove): 12 1/2 x 15 3/8 inches (31.8 x 39.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "F 2 a"; in graphite, verso, upper right, from top to bottom of sheet: "F 2 a"; in graphite, verso, from bottom to top of sheet: "697.57"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "D.85 | IR 356/85"

"J Whatman 1809" on tertiary support; indecipherable double circular watermark on secondary support

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.1.85
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anatomical study | anatomy | figure study | ribs | tiger | tigers
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19794
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