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Creator:
Print made by George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
Title:
A Horse Affrighted by a Lion
Date:
1777
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 x 19 inches (37.5 x 48.3 cm) and Image: 13 1/2 x 18 1/8 inches (34.3 x 46.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered lower center: "Engraved and Painted by GEORGE STUBBS. | Publifhed as the Act directs, 25th. Sepr. 1777, by GEO:STUBBS, No.24 Somerfet Street, Portman Square, London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.1080
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
frightened | horse (animal) | lion | rocks (landforms)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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George Stubbs in the Collection of Paul Mellon: a Memorial Exhibition (Yale Center for British Art, 1999-04-30 - 1999-09-05)

George Stubbs in the Collection of Paul Mellon: a Memorial Exhibition (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2000-02-14 - 2000-05-15)

Publications:
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Stephen F. Eisenman, The cry of nature : art and the making of animal rights, Reaktion Books, London, 2013, pp. 113-14, N7660 .E57 2013 (YCBA)

Dudley Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1981, NE960.3 G7 B75 + Oversize (Mellon Shelf) (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:20983
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