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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:

Procris and Cephalus

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1885
Medium:
Etching with mezzotint printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 × 12 7/8 inches (26 × 32.7 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/8 inches (21 × 28.3 cm), and Image: 7 1/2 × 10 1/4 inches (19.1 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite: "S35. Early State. [crossed out]"

Monogrammed in plate: "S" on shield

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Frank Short"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, The G. Allen Smith Collection, transfer from the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.419
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrow | bow | Cephalus inadvertently kills Procris | death | dog | foliage | landscape | literary theme | love-affairs of Cephalus | man | Metamorphoses | mourning | mourning of Procris | path | quiver | religious and mythological subject | tree | woman | woods
Associated People:
Procris
Cephalus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39378
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