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John Hamilton Mortimer (1740-1779), History painter

Sitter in 6 portraits
Artist associated with 11 portraits
The history painter, portraitist and illustrator John Hamilton Mortimer was well-known for his conversation pieces and his romantic subjects set in the wild Italian countryside. He became President of the Society of Artists in 1774 but died young a few years later.

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John Hamilton Mortimer with a student

after John Hamilton Mortimer
oil on canvas, circa 1765
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David Garrick ('Nature & Genius introducing Garrick to the Temple of Shakespeare')

by and published by John Hamilton Mortimer
etching, published 21 April 1779
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John Hamilton Mortimer

by and published by Robert Blyth, after John Hamilton Mortimer
etching, published 19 September 1782
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John Ireland

by William Skelton, after John Hamilton Mortimer
line engraving, published 1791
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Mr. Powell and Mr. Bensley in the Characters of King John and Hubert

by Valentine Green, published by William Wynne Ryland, after John Hamilton Mortimer
mezzotint, published 26 March 1771
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John Hamilton Mortimer

by Valentine Green, published by Ireland, after John Hamilton Mortimer
mezzotint, published 18 August 1779
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John Hamilton Mortimer

by Valentine Green, after John Hamilton Mortimer
mezzotint, published 1779
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John Hamilton Mortimer

by and published by Robert Blyth, after John Hamilton Mortimer
etching, published 19 September 1782
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John Hamilton Mortimer

by Robert Blyth, after John Hamilton Mortimer
etching, published 1782
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Henry Mossop

by William Ridley, published by Vernor & Hood, after John Hamilton Mortimer
stipple engraving, published 30 September 1799
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John Smeaton

by Richard Woodman, published by Charles Knight, after a painting attributed to John Hamilton Mortimer
stipple engraving, early 19th century
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