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George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British, Dorking Hen Body, Lateral View (Outline drawing of the muscles), 1795 to 1806
Dorking Hen Body, Lateral View (Outline drawing of the muscles)
- Part Of:
Collective Title: A Comparative Anatomical Exposition of the Structure of the Human Body with that of a Tiger and a Common Fowl
- 1795 to 1806
- 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
- Sheet: 10 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches (26 x 32.4 cm), Mount: 12 7/8 x 18 3/8 inches (32.7 x 46.7 cm)
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:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- anatomical study | anatomy | bird | chickens | figure study | Fowls | study (visual work)
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