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

Portrait of a Man and a Boy Looking at Prints

Former Title(s):

Gentleman and Boy Looking at Prints

Date:
between 1765 and 1770
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 30 x 25 inches (76.2 x 63.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.460
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
art | boy | breeches (trousers) | buckles | busts | chair | chemise | child | connoisseurship | conversation piece | engravings | father | fireplace | genre subject | light | man | oval | portfolio (group of works) | portrait | redingote (overcoat) | sculptures | shoes (footwear) | son | stockings | taste (aesthetics) | urn | window
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:944
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A Great Collection of British Pictures in Virginia, The Times (London), Issue No. 55689, May 1, 1963, p. 5, Available Online : Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)

Christie's sale catalogue : Hackwood Park : 20-22 April 1998, Christie's, 1998, p. 280, lot 746, Auction Cat 1998 April (YCBA)

Stephen Lloyd, The Intimate Portrait: Drawings, Miniatures and Pastels from Ramsay to Lawrence, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh; London, 2008, p. 222, ND 1314.4 L56 2008 (YCBA)

Benedict Nicolson, John Hamilton Mortimer A.R.A., 1740-1779: Paintings, Drawings and Prints, Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art, London, 1968, p. 21, no. 18, NJ18 M8507 N53 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 58 (v.1), no. 211, pl. 43, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 125 (v.1), no. 237, pl. 140, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 50, 106, no. 91, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

Charles Saumarez Smith, Eighteenth-century decoration: design and the domestic interior in England, , Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1993, pp. 258-9, no. 249, NK2043 A1 S28 1993 (YCBA)

Sotheby's sale catalogue : Catalogue of fine eighteenth and nineteenth century drawings and paintings : 24 February 1960, Sotheby's, London, February 24, 1960, p. 39, lot 137, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

James Christen Steward, New Child, British Art and the Origins of Modern Childhood, 1730-1830 , University Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, 1995, pp. 56, 125, pl. 28, N6766 S78 1995 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

J. Sunderland, John H. Mortimer: His Life and Works, Volume of the Walpole Society, Vol. 52, 1986, pp. 123, 134, no. 12, fig. 23, N12 W35 A1 + (YCBA)

Basil Taylor, The Intimate English Portrait, Apollo, v. 77, no. 14, April, 1963, pp. 273, 275, fig. 8, N1 A54 + (YCBA) Another Copy also available in Vertical File : V 1168

Alice Winchester, English Conversation Pieces from the Mellon Collection, Antiques, vol. 83, April 1963, p. 447, NK1125 A3 v. 83 OVERSIZE (HAAS)

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 38 (v.1), no. 141, pl. 43, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)


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