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Image: Horse Frightened by a Lion

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Horse Frightened by a Lion

1777
18th century
373 x 475 mm (14.7 x 18.7 in.)

George Stubbs, British (English), (1724–1806)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on laid paper
State: First of two states, with scratched letters
Print impression quality: Excellent
Marks: Signed in plate below image, center: “Geo: Stubbs”
Bibliography: Taylor 1 first of two states.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds in honor of Arthur S. Wensinger (Marcus L. Taft Professor of German, Emeritus) and Richard H. Wood (BA Wesleyan 1958, former DAC Registrar of Collections), 1988
Accession Number: 1988.23.1

Commentary

This was Stubbs’s first pictorial etching.

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This object has the following keywords:
  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • battles - Use for individual instances of armed conflict between two or more groups. [September 1993 related terms added. December 1992 scope note added. November 1990 descriptor added.]
  • horses
  • lions

Dimensions
  • plate Dimensions: 373 x 475 mm (14.7 x 18.7 in.)

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