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Creator:
Print made by Sir Frank Short, 1857–1945, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Pan and Syrinx, No. 2
Date:
1896
Medium:
Etching with mezzotint printed in brown ink, with gouache (touched proof) on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/8 × 15 inches (27.6 × 38.1 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 11 inches (21.6 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 7 7/8 × 10 1/2 inches (20 × 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite: "Touched proof. F.S."

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Frank Short"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Daniel Bell
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1986.30.38
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
chasing | forest | grass | literary theme | Metamorphoses | nymph | reed | religious and mythological subject | river | riverbank | rock | running | satyr | Syrinx changed into a reed: while fleeing from Pan, the nymph Syrinx is changed into a reed by her sisters, the Naiads (Ovid, Metamorphoses I 705) | tree | water
Associated People:
Syrinx, nymph and follower of Artemis
Pan (god)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2638
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