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unknown artist, eighteenth century
Formerly George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British

The Death of the Hare

between 1760 and 1770
Oil on canvas
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:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boy | death | dogs (animals) | hare | honeysuckle | horses (animals) | lake | landscape | men | mountains | portrait | rabbit | reins | river | sporting art
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Robert Colls, This sporting life : sport and liberty in England, 1760-1960, Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K., 2020, p. 370, GV706.35 .C65 2020 (LC) YCBA

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 36-37, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

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)

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 +]

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

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