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

Fowl Skeleton, Lateral View (Probably Basic Study of the Proportions of the Fowl Skeleton Used for Other Drawings)

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Fowl Skeleton, Lateral View (Probably Basic Study of the Proportions of the Fowl Skeleton Used for Other Drawings)

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; verso: graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper; pin pricks above beak
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/4 × 13 3/4 inches (51.4 × 34.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed extensively in graphite: anatomical letter and number references

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.1.104
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anatomical study | anatomy | bird | figure study | Fowls | skeleton | study (visual work)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19813
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An Introduction to George Stubbs (MK Gallery, 2019-10-11 - 2020-01-26) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

An Introduction to George Stubbs (National Heritage Center for Horseracing & Sporting Art, 2019-06-27 - 2019-09-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

George Stubbs, George Stubbs : 'All Done from Nature', London, p. 200, cat. 47.8, NJ18.St915 A12 2019 (LC) Oversize [ORBIS]


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