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Creator:
George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
Title:
Dorking Hen Body, Lateral View (Outline drawing of the muscles)
Date:
1795 to 1806
Medium:
Graphite, pen with iron gall ink, with traces of red ink on thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper laid down on cream moderately thick, moderately textured, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches (26 x 32.4 cm) and Mount: 12 7/8 x 18 3/8 inches (32.7 x 46.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed extensively in graphite and red ink: anatomical notes; in graphite, verso, upper left: "100"; in graphite, verso, upper right, from top to bottom of sheet: "100"; in graphite, verso, lower right, from top to bottom of sheet: "616.57"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "D.122 | IR 356/122"

"J Whatman 1808" on secondary support

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.1.122
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anatomical study | anatomy | bird | figure study | study (visual work)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19831
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