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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.
after John Hamilton Mortimer
oil on canvas, circa 1765
On display at Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK in the exhibition 'Self'
by and published by John Hamilton Mortimer
etching, published 21 April 1779
by Valentine Green, published by William Wynne Ryland, after John Hamilton Mortimer
mezzotint, published 26 March 1771