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

Fowl Skeleton, Lateral View (Study for the key figure to Table V)

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 with iron gall ink, and graphite on thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper laid down on cream, thick, moderately textured, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 x 14 1/2 inches (50.8 x 36.8 cm) and Mount: 20 1/8 x 14 5/8 inches (51.1 x 37.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed extensively in graphite: anatomical letter and number references; in graphite, verso, upper left: "115"; in graphite, verso, upper right: "630.57"; in graphite, verso, upper right, from top to bottom of sheet: "115"; in graphite, verso, lower right: D.103 | IR 356/103"

"J Whatman l Turkey Mill [cropped]" on secondary support; faded circular collector's mark on secondary support, verso, lower left

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.1.103
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anatomical study | anatomy | bird | figure study | Fowls | skeleton | study (visual work)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19812
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