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John Hamilton Mortimer
Reposo

1778

$600

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An original etching on laid paper by English artist John Hamilton Mortimer (1740-1779) titled "Reposo", 1778. Monogram signed in the plate (printed signature) by Mortimer lower left. Edition size unknown. Comes from Mortimer's c. 1778 "Fifteen Etchings Dedicated to Sir Joshua Reynolds" portfolio. Published by the artist himself on Dec. 8th, 1778. Mortimer produced these etchings to celebrate his own election as Associate Academician and they were dedicated to Sir Joshua Reynolds, the at-the-time current President of the Royal Academy. Sheet size: 11.75" x 7.5". Margins trimmed to the platemark. In very good condition. Rare. John Hamilton Mortimer ARA (1740–1779) was a British figure and landscape painter and printmaker, known for romantic paintings set in Italy, works depicting conversations, and works drawn in the 1770s portraying war scenes, similar to those of Salvator Rosa. Mortimer became President of the Society of Artists in 1774, five years before his death, at age 39.

Details

  • Creator
    John Hamilton Mortimer (1740 - 1779, English)
  • Creation Year
    1778
  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.75 in. (29.85 cm)Width: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
    1770-1779
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Saint Augustine, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU12121493523

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