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George Stubbs
1724–1806

Death of the Doe

Full screen

Medium
Mezzotint, printed in black ink alone
Size
14 ½ × 19 ¼ inches · 369 × 490 mm
Notes
Engraved and published by Stubbs, 16 October 1804.
Unconserved original condition with some minor worming and slight browning to sheet.  Trimmed to the platemark on three sides; trimmed approximately 8mm into the subject
on the right-hand side.
Literature
  • Frank Silzer, The Story of British Sporting Prints, 2nd edit., 1929 p. 273;
  • C. F. G. R. Schwerdt, Hunting, Hawking, Shooting, vol. III, 1928-37, p. 166;
  • Basil Taylor, The Prints of George Stubbs, 1969, no.19;
  • Dudley Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal prints 1658-1874, 1981, no. 3;
  • Judy Egerton, George Stubbs, 1984, no. 190;
  • Christopher Lennox-Boyd, Rob Dixon and Tim Clayton, George Stubbs: The Complete Engraved Works, 1989, p. 289, catalogue no. 145 i/ii.

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