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Moonlight on a river: P.2010-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Moonlight on a river
Liber Studiorum


Printmaker: Short, Frank, Sir
Draughtsman: Turner, Joseph Mallord William (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911-11) by Short, Frank, Sir


Production date: AD 1896


Published state

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 217 mm Width 288 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: letter S on shield

  • Text: S
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: Drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Engraved by F. Short 1896
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: LUCERNE From an Unpublished Drawing for the Liber Studiorum in the possession of Henry Vaughan Esq.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Frank Short
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2010-R
Primary reference Number: 9421
Strange: 207
Hardie (Short): 42
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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