STUBBS, George
(b. 1724, Liverpool, d. 1806, London)

Bird

c. 1800
Etching
British Museum, London

Toward the end of his life, Stubbs embarked on a more ambitious work, a comparative anatomical study of a man, a tiger, and a fowl. The picture shows a plate from A Comparative Anatomical Exposition of the Structure of the Human Body, with that of a Tiger and a Common Fowl.