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Creator:
John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British
Title:
An Academy
Date:
ca. 1773
Medium:
Graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/8 x 19 3/8 inches (31.4 x 49.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper right: "366"; in pen and brown ink, lower left: "This drawing of an Academy | Figure was presented to me by | my worthy Friend John Mortimer - | in the year 1773: London - O. Humphry - "; in graphite lower right: "35- | O. Humphrey<s> - Minature painter | 1742 - 1810 | John Hamilton Mortimer b. 1741 - 1779"

Marked on verso in brown ink, lower left: Collector's mark: "I P" in a circle

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "J. Mortimer J."; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2002.10.2
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study | man | nude | posing | reclining | resting | sleeping | youth
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11)

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum (Yale Center for British Art, 2019-02-14 - 2019-05-20)

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum (Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, 2018-09-27 - 2019-01-06)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:51322
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