Sir Frank ShortA Pastoral 1893

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Sir Frank Short (1857‑1945)
A Pastoral
Date 1893
MediumEtching on paper
Dimensionsimage: 180 x 255 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1988
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Catalogue entry

[from] Subjects from the ‘Liber Studiorum’ after J.M.W. Turner [T04873; T05042-T05074; complete]

Thirty-four etchings and mezzotints comprising various states of twenty-eight subjects; on laid paper, various sizes
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1988 (T 04874-T05074); see individual entry for T04873

Prov: ...; Craddock and Barnard, from whom bt by Tate Gallery (T04874-T05074; see individual entry for T04873)
Lit: F.C. Strange, The Etched and Engraved Work of Frank Short, 1908; A.J. Finberg, The History of Turner's Liber Studiorum, 1924; M. Hardie, The Liber Studiorum Mezzotints of Sir Frank Short, R.A., P.R.E., after J.M.W. Turner, R.A., Print Collectors' Club, vol.17, 1938

Short's involvement with Turner's Liber Studiorum began when he was a student and lasted for most of his adult life… (read more)

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