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Creator:
Print made by George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
after George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
Title:
A Horse Affrighted by a Lion
Date:
1788
Medium:
Etching with roulette work, third state
Dimensions:
Plate: 9 7/8 x 13 inches (25.1 x 33 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.1444
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | horse (animal) | lion
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Painters and Engraving - The Reproductive Print from Hogarth to Wilkie (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-03-26 - 1980-06-22)

Circa 1800 - The Beginnings of Modern Printmaking (The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1981-05 - 1981-07)

Circa 1800 - The Beginnings of Modern Printmaking (Rutgers University Art Gallery, 1981-02 - 1981-05)

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)

Stubbs & The Horse (National Gallery, London, 2005-06-29 - 2005-09-25)

Stubbs & The Horse (The Walters Art Museum, 2005-03-05 - 2005-05-20)

Stubbs & The Horse (Kimbell Art Museum, 2004-11-14 - 2005-02-06)

Paul Mellon's Legacy : A Passion for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-04-18 - 2007-07-29)

Publications:
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Richard Dorment, Beauty of the Beast, George Stubbs' meticulous paintings of horses made him greatest artist-scientist since Leonardo , Calgary Herald, July 9, 2005, p. G8, available online (Orbis)

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)

Malcolm Warner, Stubbs & the Horse, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2004, pp. 119, 202, cat. no. 68, fig. 112, NJ18 St915 W37 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21070
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