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Creator:
Print made by George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
after George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
Title:
A Tiger and a Sleeping Leopard
Date:
1788
Medium:
Soft-ground etching with roulette on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches (24.8 x 31.8 cm) and Image: 9 1/8 x 12 1/8in. (23.2 x 30.8cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper center: "/N"; in graphite, lower right: "O"

Lettered lower center: "Painted, Engrav'd & Publish'd by Geo. Stubbs 1 May 1788, No. 24 Somerset Str. Portman Sq London"

Signed in graphite, lower left: "<...>G. Stubbs"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.1450
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | branches | ivy | plants | rocks (landforms) | sleeping | tiger
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)

The Engraved Work of George Stubbs (1724-1806) (Ferens Art Gallery, 2005-09-24 - 2005-11-06)

The Engraved Work of George Stubbs (1724-1806) (The British Sporting Art Trust, 2005-07-25 - 2005-08-17)

Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21095
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