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Creator:
John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
after George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
Title:

A Tigress

Date:
1773
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 19 x 23 inches (48.3 x 58.4 cm) and Image: 18 1/2 x 23 inches (47 x 58.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite upper center: "D D"

Lettered lower left: "G. Stubbs pinxt. J. Dixon fecit"; lower right: "J. Dixon fecit."; lower center: "A TIGRESS. | In the Pofsession of His Grace the Duke of Marlborough, to whom this Plate is most humbly dedicated by his Graces most dutiful & obedient Servt. John Dixon. | Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, 1st. Feby, 1773, & sold by J. Boydell Cheapside S. Hooper Ludgate Hill, T. Bradford Fleet Street, T. Burford Bridge Street Westminster, & J. Dixon Kempe's Row, facing Ranelagh Walk, near the Whim, Chelsea."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.1090
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | forest | plants | rocks (landforms) | tiger | tigers | tigress
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:20993
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