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The Frontispiece

The Frontispiece
1885
frontispiece from the Twelve subjects from the Liber Studiorum of J. M. W. Turner, R.A. etched and mezzotinted by Frank Short series

Medium
etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink
Measurements
12.5 × 18.5 cm (plate) (image and text) 20.6 × 26.6 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Hardie 1 published state; Strange 47 iv/iv
Edition
published state, edition of around 300
Printing/Publishing
published by Robert Dunthorne, London, 1885
Inscription
printed in brown ink u.c.l.: TWELVE SUBJECTS FROM THE LIBER STUDIORUM OF / J.M.W. TURNER, R.A. ETCHED & MEZZOTINTED / BY FRANK SHORT.
printed in brown ink c.r.: BONNEVILLE / WATER-MILL / SOLWAY MOSS / RAGLAN CASTLE / BEN ARTHUR / NYMPH AT WELL / SUNSET ON BEACH / CHAIN OF ALPS / LITTLE DEVILS BRIDGE / PROCRIS & CEPHALUS / SOURCE OF THE AVERON / MILL NEAR THE GRAND CHARTREUSE
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)
printed in brown ink l.c.: Published by Robt (" under t) Dunthorne, / at the Sign of The Rembrandt Head, / in Vigo Street, / London, W.
inscribed in pencil l.r.: Frank Short to F. Goulding
Accession Number
1383.1C-5
Departments
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