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The Frontispiece

The Frontispiece
frontispiece from the Twelve subjects from the Liber Studiorum of J. M. W. Turner, R.A. etched and mezzotinted by Frank Short series

etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink
9.7 × 15.2 cm (image) 12.3 × 18.4 cm (plate) 18.5 × 26.7 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Hardie 1 trial proof (f); Strange 47 iii/iv
trail proof (f)
published by Robert Dunthorne, London, 1885
printed in brown ink (in image) l.l.: J.M.W. TURNER
printed in brown ink (in image) l.r.: FS (monogram)
printed in brown ink l.l.: FS (monogram) / 85 (all in shield)
inscribed in pencil l.l.: State with etched lettering removed F.S.
inscribed in pencil l.r.: Frank Short
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Brigadier W.E. Clark, 1957
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Another Work Marines and Seascapes
Subjects (specific)
boats frames (ornament areas) frontispieces (illustrations) reproductions (derivative objects) seashores series (object groupings)