Pan and Syrinx
- Part Of:
- Etching with mezzotint printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 11 1/2 × 16 1/4 inches (29.2 × 41.3 cm), Plate: 8 1/2 × 11 1/8 inches (21.6 × 28.3 cm), and Image: 8 × 10 1/2 inches (20.3 × 26.7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "F Intaglio set FS."; lower right: "Fine proof on old French paper"
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Lettered below image, left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R. A."; center: "PAN AND SYRINX | From an Unpublished Drawing for the Liber Studiorum in the British Museum"; right: "Etched & Engraved by F. Short 1896"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
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- Subject Terms:
- chasing | forest | grass | landscape | literary theme | Metamorphoses | metamorphoses of female persons into plants and flowers | 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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