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Creator:
Print made by Sir Frank Short, 1857–1945, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Pan and Syrinx

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1896
Medium:
Etching with mezzotint printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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Lettered below image, left: "Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R. A."; center: "PAN AND SYRINX | From an Unpublished Drawing for the Liber Studiorum in the British Museum"; right: "Etched & Engraved by F. Short 1896"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
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8227
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
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
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30752
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