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Diana and Endymion

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    01/12/1891 (published)

  • 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.2456-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2C, shelf DR110, box SS35

Physical description

Mezzotint of a female mythical figure kissing a sleeping male mythical figure.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

01/12/1891 (published)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered in script at bottom of plate London. Published Decr 1st 1891,
by Robert Dunthorne, at The Rembrandt Head in Vigo Street, W.
Signed in pencil G. F. Watts and Frank Short.
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: 18 3/16 in, Width: 22 3/8 in

Descriptive line

Mezzotint by Sir Frank Short, "Diana and Endymion." After 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

Techniques

Mezzotint

Categories

Prints; Myths & Legends

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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