Pan and Syrinx
- Part Of:
- Etching, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 12 1/8 × 17 inches (30.8 × 43.2 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)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Intaglio set FS."
Monogrammed in plate: "S" on shield
Lettered below image, left: "DRAWN BY J.M.W. TURNER R.A."; right: "ETCHED BY FRANK SHORT 1896"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- chasing | forest | grass | landscape | 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, 1896
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