Pan and Syrinx, No. 1
- Part Of:
- Etching with mezzotint (trial proof of abandoned plate) on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- 9 5/8 × 12 1/4 inches (24.4 × 31.1 cm), 7 5/8 × 9 5/8 inches (19.4 × 24.4 cm), and 7 3/8 × 9 1/2 inches (18.7 × 24.1 cm)
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 Undetermined
- Accession Number:
- 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
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Print made by Sir Frank Short, 1857–1945, British, Pan and Syrinx, No. 1, 1896
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