SHORT, Sir Frank
Sir Francis Job “Frank” Short PPRE (19 June 1857 – 22 April 1945) was a British printmaker and teacher of printmaking. He revived the practices of mezzotint and pure aquatint while expanding the expressive power of line in drypoint, etching, and engraving. Short also wrote about printmaking to educate a wider public and was President of the Royal Society of Painter Etcher & Engravers (now styled the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers) from 1910 to 1938. He was a member of the Art Workers’ Guild and was elected Master in 1901.
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