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Print made by Sir Frank Short, 1857–1945, British, Aesacus and Hesperie, 1896
Aesacus and Hesperie
- Part Of:
Collective Title: Subjects from the Liber Studiorum after J.M.W. Turner
- Mezzotint printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 12 1/4 × 17 1/8 inches (31.1 × 43.5 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/4 inches (21 × 28.6 cm), Image: 7 × 10 1/8 inches (17.8 × 25.7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite: "F.S."
Studio mark: "Published by Robert Dunthorne"
Signed in graphite, lower right: "Frank Short"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- Aesacus is changed into a diving bird while pursuing the nymph Hesperia (or Asterope), who is bitten by a snake | grooming | hill | landscape | literary theme | Metamorphoses | nymph | pool | pursuit | religious and mythological subject | river | riverbank | rock | sunlight | tree | watching | water | woods
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