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Creator:
John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British
Title:

Literary Characters Assembled Around the Medallion of Shakespeare

Date:
1776
Medium:
Pen and black ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches (21 x 28.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen black ink, lower left: "a fellow of Maudlin"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1346
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
books | caricature | hands | heads | literary theme | medallion (ornament area) | men | portrait | satyr | sleeping
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11390
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