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John Hamilton Mortimer Art

English, 1740-1779

John Hamilton Mortimer 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.

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Artist: John Hamilton Mortimer
Eighteenth century Old Master drawing - St Jerome
By John Hamilton Mortimer
Located in London, GB
Pen, ink and wash Framed dimensions: 9 ½ x 11 ¼ inches Drawn c. 1763 This small, powerful study shows St Jerome contemplating the bible with a cross and skull. This sheet belongs t...
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18th Century Old Masters John Hamilton Mortimer Art

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Ink, Pen

18th century painting of a bandit taking up his post
By John Hamilton Mortimer
Located in London, GB
Collections: Pulteney Hotel, Bath; Private collection, Denmark; Christian B. Peper, acquired in 1985, to 2012. Literature: G. Benthall, John Hamilton Mortimer ARA: Drawing and Eng...
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18th Century Old Masters John Hamilton Mortimer Art

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Canvas, Oil

Packhorse and Soldiers
By John Hamilton Mortimer
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
An original etching on watermarked laid paper after English artist John Hamilton Mortimer (1740-1779) titled "Packhorse and Soldier", 1783. Engraved by English artist Robert Blyth (1...
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1780s Pre-Raphaelite John Hamilton Mortimer Art

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Etching

Eighteenth century Old Master drawing - Apollo destroying Niobe's children
By John Hamilton Mortimer
Located in London, GB
Pen, ink and wash Framed dimensions: 13 x 11 ¼ inches Drawn c.1765 Verso: a study of a hanged man Mortimer has filled this small sheet with action, depicting in the top right, Apol...
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18th Century Old Masters John Hamilton Mortimer Art

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Ink, Pen

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Eighteenth century Old Master drawing - Apollo destroying Niobe's children
By John Hamilton Mortimer
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18th century painting of a bandit taking up his post
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Drawing of a captive woman
By Henry Fuseli
Located in London, GB
Collections: Sir Thomas Lawrence, who acquired the contents of Fuseli’s studio; Susan, Countess of Guilford, née Coutts (1771-1837), acquired from the Lawrence estate; Susan, Baron...
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19th century watercolour of a Girl at her Dressing Table
By William Henry Hunt
Located in London, GB
Collections: Muir Hetherington; Sir John and Lady Witt, acquired 1974; By descent to 2015. Literature: Tom Jones (ed.), William Henry Hunt 1790-1864, exh. cat., 1981, no. 145 (Gi...
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20th century British Drawing - Les Deux Landaises (Evening)
By Gerald Leslie Brockhurst
Located in London, GB
Pencil on paper Signed 'G.L. Brockhurst’ (lower right) Drawn c.1920 Collections: The Fine Art Society, London, 1981; Mr & Mrs Alan Fortunoff, acquired from the above; Private col...
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18th century ink study for the Leveson-Gower Children
By George Romney
Located in London, GB
Collections: J. Goodfriend, USA. Brown wash and pencil on laid paper Framed dimensions: 13.25 x 11.75 inches This powerful drawing was made at the time that Romney was painting the...
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Eighteenth-century Irish portrait of the Rev. Henry Dabzac
By Hugh Douglas Hamilton
Located in London, GB
Pastel on paper, oval 9 x 7 ¼ inches; 230 x 185 mm Inscribed on the verso: ‘The Revd Henry Dabzac D.D./ late Senior Fellow of/ Trinity College Dublin/ ever to be lamented by all th...
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18th century portrait drawing of the Rev. William Atkinson
By George Romney
Located in London, GB
Collections: Henry Scipio Reitlinger (1882-1950); Private collection, UK to 2019 Framed dimensions: 14.50 x 15.38 inches This drawing is one of only two known portrait drawings by...
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Portrait drawing of Harriot Mellon, Mrs Thomas Coutts
By Henry Fuseli
Located in London, GB
Inscribed by the artist in pen and brown ink, upper margin: 'σοφὴν δὲ μισῶ: μὴ γὰρ ἔν γ' ἐμοῖς δόμοις / εἴη φρονοῦσα πλείον' ἢ γυναῖκα χρή [Euripides, Hippolytus, 11, 640-41: “But a ...
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Regency portrait drawing of Arabella Graham-Clarke
By John Downman
Located in London, GB
Collections: The sitter, and by descent; Christie's, 19th March 1928, lot 6; Private collection to 2019 Literature: G.C. Williamson, John Downman, A.R.A., his Life and Works, Lon...
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Portraits of the Hon. Mary Shuttleworth and Anna Maria, 9th Baroness Forrester
By Daniel Gardner
Located in London, GB
THE HON. MARY SHUTTLEWORTH, NÉE COCKBURN (D. 1777) and her sister ANNA MARIA, 9TH BARONESS FORRESTER (D. 1808) Pastel and gouache on paper laid on canvas, on their original backb...
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18th century portrait of the Royal Academy model George White
By John Russell
Located in London, GB
Collections: Russell sale, Christie’s, 14 February, 1807: ‘John Russell, Esq., R.A. deceased, crayon painter to His Majesty, the Prince of Wales, and Duke of York; and brought fro...
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Reposo
By John Hamilton Mortimer
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
An original etching on heavy wove paper by English artist John Hamilton Mortimer (1740-1779) titled "Reposo", 1778. Monogram signed in the plate (printed signature) by Mortimer lower...
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1770s Pre-Raphaelite John Hamilton Mortimer Art

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Miller of Trompington and Two Scholars
By John Hamilton Mortimer
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
An original engraving on wove paper after English artist John Hamilton Mortimer (1740-1779) titled "Miller of Trompington and Two Scholars", 1787. Engraved by English artist William ...
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1780s Victorian John Hamilton Mortimer Art

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