George Stubbs, A.R.A. (1724-1806)
George Stubbs, A.R.A. (1724-1806)

Tygers at Play

Details
George Stubbs, A.R.A. (1724-1806)
Tygers at Play
etching on laid paper, third state of four, very good impression with margins, published by G. Stubbs, London, 1780
S. 16¼ x 20½in. (41.2 x 52cm.)
Literature
George Stubbs, The Complete Engraved Works Lennox-Boyd, Dixon, Clayton 60

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Lot Essay

"Early writings on natural history show that 'tyger' was a generic term, commonly applied to all the larger cats, with the sole exception of the lion." (Lennox-Boyd op. cit. p. 173.)
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