Stubbs, George (1724-1806), 'Tygers at Play', Etching & Engraving, 1780/1974

'Tygers at Play', Etching & Engraving, 1780/1974


Also known as 'Leopards at Play'. Engraved by George Stubbs. The final limited edition, printed from the original copper plate in 1974, the plate is now in the collection of the Tate Gallery. One of 235 copies: 60 copies in brown/black ink on hand-made paper watermarked 'J. Green & Co' and 175 copies in black ink on 'Penshurst' paper from J. Barcham Green with the John Boydell Press watermark dated 1971. Printed by Raymond Thain under the supervision of Philip McQueen, master printer at Thomas Ross & Son, London. Published by Iain Bain, of the Tate Gallery, for Observer Art.

Image Size 34.8 x 46.7 cm
Plate Size 37.7 x 47.8 cm
Framed Size 66 x 77.5 cm