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Creator George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
Title Tiger Skeleton, Lateral View (Probably the master study of the skeleton)
Alternate Title(s) A Comparative Anatomical Exposition of the Structure of the Human Body with that of a Tiger and a Common Fowl
Date 1795 to 1806
Medium Graphite on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper with traces of two platemarks
Dimensions Sheet: 14 1/2 x 19 7/8 inches (36.8 x 50.5 cm)
Inscribed in graphite: anatomical letter and number references; in graphite, verso, upper left: "132"; in graphite, verso, upper right, from bottom to top of sheet: "646.57"; in graphite, verso, upper right, from top to bottom of sheet: "132"; in graphite, verso, lower right: "D.72 | IR 356/72"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1980.1.72
Collection Prints and Drawings
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Subject Terms anatomical study | anatomy | animal | cat (domestic cat) | figure study | side | skeleton | tail (hanging) | tiger
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