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A Comparative Anatomical Exposition of the Structure of the Human Body with that of a Tiger and a Common Fowl: Tiger Skeleton, Lateral View (Probably the master study of the skeleton)

George Stubbs1795 to 1806

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT, United States

  • Title: A Comparative Anatomical Exposition of the Structure of the Human Body with that of a Tiger and a Common Fowl: Tiger Skeleton, Lateral View (Probably the master study of the skeleton)
  • Date Created: 1795 to 1806
  • Location Created: Liverpool
  • Physical Dimensions: w50.5 x h36.8 cm
  • Type: drawing
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1666943
  • Medium: Graphite on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper with traces of two platemarks
  • Subject: tiger, animal, cat (domestic cat), side, anatomy, skeleton, tail (hanging), figure study
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Not signed, not dated
  • Inscription: 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"
  • Artist: George Stubbs

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