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The Sorrowing Angel

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    10/07/1901 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Short, Frank (Sir), born 1857 - died 1945 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint.

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by the Artist in memory of his son, Captain Francis Leslie Short, who died on Active Service, on June 3, 1916.

  • Museum number:

    E.2505-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2C, shelf DR111, box SS34

Physical description

Mezzotint of an angel with his head in his hands.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

10/07/1901 (made)

Artist/maker

Short, Frank (Sir), born 1857 - died 1945 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint.

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated in pencil Frank Short July 10th 1901.
Inscription from: Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Dimensions

Height: 23 15/16 in Plate, Width: 12 3/8 in Plate, Height: 23 1/8 in Mezzo. surface, Width: 12 1/8 in Mezzo. surface

Descriptive line

Mezzotint by Sir Frank Short, "The Sorrowing Angel." From the painting by G. F. Watts, R.A. Great Britain, ca. 1880-1919.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Materials

Plate

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Angel

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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