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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. 1

Part Of:

Collective Title: The "Liber Studiorum" Plates engraved by Frank Short

Date:
1896
Medium:
Etching with mezzotint (trial proof of abandoned plate) on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 × 12 1/4 inches (24.4 × 31.1 cm), Plate: 7 5/8 × 9 5/8 inches (19.4 × 24.4 cm), and Image: 7 3/8 × 9 1/2 inches (18.7 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite: "202. the first plate, abandoned and proofs destroyed F.S."

Signed, in graphite, lower right: "F.S."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Daniel Bell
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1986.30.41
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:
Pan (god)
Syrinx, nymph and follower of Artemis
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2642
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