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Creator:
Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British
Published by unknown artist, (Ireland)
Title:

John Hamilton Mortimer, Esq.

Additional Title(s):

John Hamilton Mortimer Esqr.

Date:
1779
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 17 15/16 x 12 7/8 inches (45.5 x 32.7 cm) and Image: 16 x 12 7/8 inches (40.6 x 32.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "Sall(?) | 2411 (underlined) | R/R/-"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "J: H: Mortimer pinxit."; lower center: "John Hamilton Mortimer Esqr: | Publish'd August 18th: 1779, by Mr: Ireland, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden."; lower right: "Engrav'd by V: Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty, & the Elector Palatine."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12032
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | coat | collar | easel | man | paintbrushes | painting (visual work) | palette | portrait
Associated People:
Mortimer, John Hamilton (1740–1779), painter and etcher
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31637
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