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Creator:
Print made by Sir Frank Short, 1857–1945, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Published by Robert Dunthorne, active 1881–1930, British
Title:

Pan and Syrinx

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1896
Medium:
Mezzotint printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/8 × 17 1/8 inches (30.8 × 43.5 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: "F.S."

Studio mark: "Published by Robert Dunthorne"; monogrammed in plate: "S" on shield

Lettered below image, left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R. A."; center: "PAN AND SYRINX | From an Unpublished Drawing in the British Museum"; right: "Etched & Engraved by F. Short 1896."

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Frank Short"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10403
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
chasing | forest | grass | metamorphoses of female persons into plants and flowers | reed | river | riverbank | rock | running | 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:26527
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