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Creator:
Print made by George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
Title:

A Sleeping Leopard

Date:
1791
Medium:
Soft-ground etching with roulette on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
10 x 13 3/4 inches (25.4 x 34.9 cm), 7 x 9 1/4 inches (17.8 x 23.5 cm), and 7 x 9 1/4 inches (17.8 x 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered lower center: "Painted, Engraved, & Published by Geo. Stubbs, 1Jan 1791, No.24 Somerset Str. Portman Square, London."

Inscribed on back in graphite lower right: "IR 359/4 | 30"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.1449
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | branches | ivy | leopard | leopards | plants | rocks (landforms) | tiger
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21075
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Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Paul Mellon's Legacy : A Passion for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-04-18 - 2007-07-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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

George Stubbs in the Collection of Paul Mellon: a Memorial Exhibition (Yale Center for British Art, 1999-04-30 - 1999-09-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Creative Printmaker (Joseph and Margaret Muscarelle Museum of Art, 1986-03-05 - 1986-04-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Creative Printmaker (Yale Center for British Art, 1985-07-09 - 1985-09-01) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Painters and Engraving - The Reproductive Print from Hogarth to Wilkie (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-03-26 - 1980-06-22) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 2, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA) [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) [YCBA]


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