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Creator:
Jacques-Laurent Agasse, 1767–1849, Swiss, active in Britain (from 1800)
Title:

Group of Whelps Bred between a Lion and a Tigress

Former Title(s):

A Group of Whelps Bread Between a Lion and a Tigress at Windsor (Liger Cubs)

Liger cubs with a terrier, the parents in a cage beyond

Date:
1825
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 14 x 12 inches (35.6 x 30.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black paint, upper left: "Bred at Windsor Octr 1824. | Painted when six-months old"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.7
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animal art | cage | husbandry | hybridity | lions | menagerie | science | tigers | zoo
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:520
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Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 12-13, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 52, 110, no. 102, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)


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