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Stubbs Human Skeleton Small Framed

Selected from the RA Collection, this reproduction print of Human Skeleton by George Stubbs ARA is beautifully framed and ready to hang in your home or office.

Made available again as part of our best-selling and most loved collection of prints.

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Dimensions 27.8 x 24.3cm
SKU 12088843

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We want to make sure your order reaches you as safely as possible. Therefore, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, all orders will be dispatched once the RA has reopened. We will be in touch once the RA has reopened and once your order has been dispatched. 

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Updated 19 May 2020

We are delivering! Enjoy free shipping on orders above £50. £5.95 P&P for orders below £50. International delivery will be calculated at Checkout. The Royal Academy is temporarily closed, Collection is not available at this time.

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Product story

George Stubbs ARA (1724 - 1806)
Human Skeleton: lateral view c, 1804-06
RA Collection
Etching on plate, 27.8 x 24.3 cm

This haunting image of the human form was drawn and etched by George Stubbs for his last great venture in the field of anatomy, a hugely ambitious, incomplete treatise entitled A Comparative Anatomical Exposition of the Human Body with that of a Tiger and Common Fowl, London, [1804-06]. Marking the culmination of his lifelong study of the subject, Stubbs's investigation of the homology of the bone structure of vertebrates was at the forefront of current scientific thought. However in his desire to prove his theories he drew the anatomical figure of a man that is so far from the classical norm as to evoke the pathos of ugliness.