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

Dorking Hen, Lateral View

Additional Title(s):

Dorking Hen, Lateral View, with Skin and Tissue Removed

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:
Red and black chalk on thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper laid down on cream, medium, slightly textured, laid paper mounted on heavy wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 x 14 inches (26.7 x 35.6 cm) and Mount: 12 7/8 x 18 inches (32.7 x 45.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "F 4"; in graphite, verso, upper right, from top to bottom of sheet: "F 4"; in graphite, verso, upper right, from bottom to top of sheet: "699.57"

Circular indecipherable watermark on secondary support; "J Whatman 1808" on tertiary support

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.1.121
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anatomical study | anatomy | bird | chickens | figure study | Fowls | study (visual work)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19830
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