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Creator:
unknown artist, eighteenth century
Formerly George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
Title:
The Death of the Hare
Date:
between 1760 and 1770
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 60 x 99 inches (152.4 x 251.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.267
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boy | death | dogs (animals) | hare | honeysuckle | horses (animals) | lake | landscape | men | mountains | portrait | rabbit | reins | river | sporting art
Access:
On view
Exhibition History:
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Noble Exercise - The Sporting Ideal in Eighteenth-Century British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-07-14 - 1982-09-19)

Publications:
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Stephen Deuchar, Noble exercise, the sporting ideal in eighteenth-century British art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1982, p. 15; p. 42, no. 12, ND1388 G7 D48+ (YCBA)

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, pp. 103-106, no. 101, pl. 37, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Venetia Morrison, The art of George Stubbs, Wellfleet Press, Seacaucus, N.J., 1989, p. 47, NJ18 St915 M67 1989+ (YCBA)

Angus Trumble, Diversions of the Field, Apollo, v. 165, no. 542, April 2007, pp. 62, 63, fig. 3, N1 A54 + (YCBA)

The Yale Center for British Art, An Anniversary Celebration of Paul Mellon's Great Legacy , Apollo, April 2007, p. 63, fig. 3, N5220 M552 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Appeared as April 2007 issue of Apollo;; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 165:2 +]

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:762
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