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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William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.