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

Dorking Hen Skeleton, Lateral View (Probably prepared for an unpublished key figure)

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, and pen with iron gall ink on thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper laid down on cream, thick, moderately textured, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (26.7 x 31.8 cm) and Mount: 13 x 18 inches (33 x 45.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite: anatomical letter and number references; in graphite, verso, upper left: "G 1"; in graphite, verso, upper right, from top to bottom of sheet: "G 1"; in graphite, verso, lower left, from top to bottom of sheet: "703.57"; in graphite, verso, lower right, from top to bottom of sheet: "703.57"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "D.120 | IR 356/120"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.1.120
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anatomy | chickens | 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:19829
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