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Creator:
George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
Title:
Study of a Racehorse in Action: Galloping to Left, a Semi-Anatomical Study, with Skin Flayed to Show Action of Muscles
Date:
undated
Medium:
Red chalk and graphite on thin, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 3/4 x 10 5/8 inches (17.1 x 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

"1802" watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1263
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study | horse (animal) | study (visual work) | tail (hanging)
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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Jonathan Mayne, Taste in Water-Colour, Apollo, v. 77, no. 14, April 1963, pp. 290, 292, fig. 4, N1 A54 + (YCBA) Second copy available in Vertical File : V1168

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21334
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